Pre-Nuptial Agreements in Australia: Pros and Cons

We see a lot of what are known as pre-nuptial and post-nuptial binding financial agreements drafted by other lawyers, often using ‘boiler-plate,’ clauses many of which are non-compliant with the Family Law Act and likely to be set aside, if they were subject to...

How has Pauline Hanson influenced changes recently made to Australia’s Family Law system?

By Lloyd Skinner Outspoken, controversial, and offensive, One Nation party leader, Senator Pauline Hanson is a strident critic of Australia’s family law system. What does Senator Hanson believe about the family law system? And do any of her criticisms have viability?...

I am implicated in an inter-country family law litigation – how does this affect my property settlement?

As globalisation has made the world more interconnected, it is more common for couples to be married to an overseas resident or own property in several countries. This can convolute divorce settlements as family law legislation from other countries can stipulate...