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Mythbusters – Family Law Myths Debunked – Part 1

by Peter Magee on September 27, 2016

Rhiannon Noble

Won’t my Wife and I get 50% of the property pool each? I have been living with my partner for six months, are we in a defacto relationship? Won’t the Court allow me to have my children 50% of the time? These are the types of questions family lawyers hear on a regular basis and just like the MythBusters team … Read more

Peter Magee

Consent Orders for property settlement matters are designed to effect a clean financial break between former spouses and de facto partners. They are intended to be “once and for all” arrangement in respect of parties’ assets, liabilities, superannuation and financial resources.

Once the Consent Orders are issued they have the same effect as a court order made by a Judge … Read more

Peter Magee

A common feature in nearly all of my matters is that the dynamics of the marital or de facto relationship tend to continue well after the relationship has ended. This has a significant impact on the way family law matters are conducted at Armstrong Legal because that unique dynamic is taken into consideration in determining case strategy.

So many of … Read more