You may be reading this is if you are getting divorced, thinking about separating or getting divorce or you have already separated. You may also be having trouble communicating with your spouse effectively to work out an agreement for your children … [Read more...] about Separating without Court.
I am often asked how long it will take to finalise a divorce or separation. The answer is largely affected by a few different variables but the main one being: how far through the grieving process you and your spouse are. The grieving process will … [Read more...] about Divorce and grief.
As you transition from school holidays to school life for another term, you will undoubtedly be flicking between the “tabs” in your mind, so to speak, and running through the “school term” checklist you have created that includes taking care of school … [Read more...] about Coping with the mental load of parenting through separation.
These three little chairs seat three little humans who sometimes make it very difficult to go to work. These three little chairs also belong to three of my greatest accomplishments in life so far who make me very proud to go to work. There are a few … [Read more...] about What life with three little people has taught me about being a family lawyer.
If you follow me at all on social media, you may have noticed I have been teasing you with some news - and yesterday, I announced that I am expanding my family law practice and opening an office in Crafers, in the Adelaide Hills. So, I am officially an … [Read more...] about I am officially an Adelaide Hills Family Lawyer and I am delighted!
So - we've had some "big events" in our family over the last month or so - at least, from my perspective they were big. And each event has caused me to pause and reflect on how challenging separation is for the whole family, particularly when that … [Read more...] about Kids and separation.
You might have noticed that we used to be a FIFO family. What does that mean exactly? So, until 12 months ago my husband worked away for 4 weeks at a time, working on various construction sites around Australia. He was home for one week, before … [Read more...] about Let’s talk about your kids. And communication.
Choose your timing for the big stuff. My husband often tells me that I try and start conversations late at night when it’s bedtime. He’s right. I don’t know why I do it, but it seems all the things I didn’t say during the day – but intended to speak to … [Read more...] about In divorce, timing is everything.