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!
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
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.
It’s hard to believe that it’s July and winter has finally arrived – I don’t know about you, but it's also the time of year I daydream about my time in Queensland. While I don't have plans to move back there - I would like to push the fast forward button … [Read more...] about It’s a new year. Are you celebrating?
I have often considered that going through divorce and separation is a bit like those “Choose your own adventure” stories I read as a child… not that separation is so much an adventure as it is an event, and at that, a very distressing, sad and … [Read more...] about Choosing how you divorce.
I have never been single parent although I have parented alone. And so, I hesitated in writing an article called "tips for single parents" for two reasons: First, I don’t consider myself to be any kind of parenting expert. Like you, I suspect, I am … [Read more...] about 12 tips for single parents.
When talking about a financial settlement, there are many misconceptions floating around.. like: 1. It’s always 50/50. 2. The wife always gets more. 3. Superannuation doesn’t count. 4. Once you separate, what’s yours is yours. 5. The one who “earned … [Read more...] about Financial settlement. A snapshot.