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No Fault Divorce

UK To Undertake New Research on “No Fault” Divorce

by Michelle McDermott on November 24, 2016

Michelle McDermott

Resolution, is a UK Organisation of approximately 6,500 members of family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems. Members encourage solutions that consider the needs of the whole family and in particular the best interests of children. I was a member … Read more

No Fault Divorce – Was it really for the best?

by Felicity Reeman on September 2, 2016

Felicity Reeman

The principle of no-fault divorce was established in Australia by the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (”the Family Law Act”). According to Section 48 of the Family Law Act, the only ground for divorce is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. Whilst this may appear socially progressive and a move away from archaic elements of Australia’s conventional common law, … Read more

My Partner did the Wrong Thing – I Should Win!

by Bree Staines on May 2, 2016

Bree Staines

We family lawyers have tissues in our office for good reason. A client going through a relationship breakdown, especially when there is/are a child / children of the relationship, is one of the most tumultuous experiences a person can have. The feelings surrounding this event in one’s life can be heightened if the breakdown is due to a party having … Read more