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Family Law Disputes - Going to Court

This guide is intended to be general in nature, and Commins Hendriks Solicitors recommend you seek legal advice tailored to your needs and circumstances. Commins Hendriks’ team of family law professionals can help you with your questions.

Divorce

This guide is intended to be general in nature, and Commins Hendriks Solicitors recommends you seek legal advice tailored to your needs and specific circumstances. Commins Hendriks’ team of family law professionals can help you with your questions.

The Family Law Act does not take into account why the marriage broke down. The only ground for obtaining a divorce is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.

De Facto Relationships

This guide is intended to be general in nature, and Commins Hendriks Solicitors recommends you seek legal advice tailored to your needs and specific circumstances. Commins Hendriks’ team of family law professionals can help you with your questions.

What is a de facto relationship?

A de facto relationship is a relationship between two people who live together as a couple and who are not married or otherwise related.

De facto relationships can include:

Binding Financial Agreements

This guide is intended to be general in nature, and Commins Hendriks Solicitors recommend you seek legal advice tailored to your needs before entering into a binding financial agreement. Commins Hendriks’ team of family law professionals can help you with your questions.

What are they?

It is possible for couples to have a binding financial agreement in place that covers what happens to each party's respective property and financial resources if the parties separate.