Understanding Child Support

Child support explained

What is the difference between Property/Financial Settlement, Parenting Orders and Child Support? You are able to apply to the Family Court of Australia (“the Court”) to have your property and parenting orders approved, but it is the Department of Human Services that is responsible for administering Australia’s child support scheme.... Read More

Tax Consequences of Divorce

Tax note

Separation can lead to some unplanned and significant tax consequences. Irrespective of your financial situation it is important that potential tax implications are considered to ensure the split of assets and liabilities is consistent with the split you have agreed.... Read More

Why does it cost so much to separate?

Why is divorce so expensive

With over half of relationships ending in divorce, the separation industry is flourishing in Australia. Media sources estimate the average cost to separate from your partner ranges from between $20,000 to $60,000 each. ... Read More

Co-Parenting after divorce

Divorce and coparenting

When a relationship breaks down and there are children involved, both parents want to protect their children from the ugliness of the emotions that divorce and separation brings out in all of us. Our goal, as separated parents, is to agree on our financial settlement and parenting arrangements post separation, with minimum impact on our children.... Read More