DNA TESTING

DNA testing is often sought by parties in parenting or child support disputes where they have doubts about whether they, or the other party, is a biological parent of a child. While biology isn’t the be all and the end all for the purposes of the Family Law Act,...

Sure and Swift Family Law!

We are really pleased for one of our family law clients whose matter settled very quickly with our assistance on fair and amicable terms today without the necessity of litigating any issues. Break out the bubbly!

Congratulations to one of our Melbourne clients

Great result for one of our Melbourne clients following a successful conciliation conference with a very knowledgeable and skilled Registrar of the Family Court. A just and equitable result for all concerned, enabling both parties to move forward with their...

Freedom Law Newcastle Family Court

We’re at the Newcastle Family Court today and it’s a chilly 11 degrees outside. The case today involves how the Court treats super pensions and compensation pensions in a property settlement. There is a lot of case law on the topic with many different...

Spousal Maintenance

Have you ever wondered how spousal maintenance does or doesn’t happen? Then you might be interested in reading the recent case of Sadlier & Sadlier – http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FamCAFC/2015/130.html. If you would like more information about...

FAMILY LAW COURTS FILING FEES

The Federal Government has just increased family law court fees (seemingly a turnaround from its previous position) effective today. If you would like more information about family law court fee increases, please contact us at Freedom Law.

Queensland E-Conveyancing

The Queensland Law Society has published extensive information about the new residential E-Conveyancing platform soon to be operating in Queensland including answers to frequently asked questions. Very soon, electronic transfers of title will become live in...

Freedom Law – Ethics Quote

“All solicitors as officers of court have an absolute overriding duty first and foremost to the court to serve public interest by ensuring that there is proper and efficient administration of justice. They should never mislead the court either actively or passively....