I know this isn’t an easy conversation for you to have – conversations about the end of a relationship rarely are. You may be wondering whether you want to end your relationship, or if there's a chance to work things out and move forward. Maybe you're … [Read more...] about Financial settlements in Family Law
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
Imagine over a period of 2 or more years, you experience a medical problem that eventually reaches a point where you can't ignore it anymore. It's started to affect every aspect of your life and you have decided it is time to get medical help. You … [Read more...] about Which option would you choose?
I have been practicing law as a family lawyer for over 10 years. Over that time, there have been many, many learnings. However, in some ways, I feel my most significant lessons have come to me over the last three years. In May … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Need In Your Family Lawyer.
If you and your partner are separating - or you are experiencing the breakdown of a significant relationship - there's a really good chance you haven't been here before. Which means, you're probably not sure what separating means for you, your family, … [Read more...] about 7 things you should know about your separation.
One of the things I enjoy most about being a family lawyer is helping families who are transitioning through a significant change, do so in a way that helps them preserve their dignity and privacy. Often, I meet one part of the couple as their … [Read more...] about Surrogacy arrangements – the sweeter side of family law.
We all know someone who is good at going with the flow, coping with change and adapting to whatever situation life throws at them. And undoubtedly, we all know someone who doesn’t cope well with slight changes to their routine. Depending on the … [Read more...] about Coping with change when you don’t cope with change.
When you've tried being patient, negotiating, communicating differently, listening more, talking less, holidays together and separately, exercising more, eating better, compromising, counselling together, counselling alone, patience and then more … [Read more...] about Let’s be clear. Divorce is not a sign of failure.
For many of us, work provides us with a sense of purpose, joy and drive. It can also be the emotional and social refuge we need during a period where there are so many uncertainties in our personal life as a result of separation or other significant … [Read more...] about 5 tips to surviving at work when you have separated.