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What about Child Support?

The Child Support Agency is responsible for assessing, administering, collecting and enforcing Child Support in circumstances where parents are unable to reach an agreement in relation to the costs associated with raising their child. The child Support Agency assesses the contributions to be paid using a particular “formula” that looks at a number of different […]

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Estate Planning After Separation

“Betty separated from her husband Pete, they have one child, namely Samantha. Betty’s Will left everything with Pete. Not long after separation, Betty was killed in a car accident. In accordance to her wishes, all her assets passed to Pete. Some two years later, Pete remarries Kylie. When Pete passes away, Kylie receives everything. Remember […]

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How Do I File for a Divorce?

Under the Family Law Act 1975, Divorce proceedings may be issued if the following elements have been established: 1. Either you or your spouse are an Australian Citizen by birth, decent of by grant of Australian Citizenship and have had residency in Australia for a 12 month period prior to making the Application; 2. You […]

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Have the Wheels Really Fallen Off?

“she didn’t send Johnny to me on the weekend because she said he was sick – the order states that he should be spending time with me. Can I take her back to Court?” When parties come to an agreement in relation to a parenting matter and an order is made, it is important that […]

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Some very useful links

More Information can be found at these sites. http://www.familycourt.gov.au/ http://www.fmc.gov.au http://www.relationships.org.au/ http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/child-support http://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/life-events/divorce-or-separation http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/publications/cs1333 http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/enablers/child-support/support-services-for-separated-families#a3

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