Jeff Hewitt

Child Support Arrangements

What Are The Different Types Of Child Support Arrangements?

Whenever parents split and are going through a divorce, one of the subjects which their respective family lawyers are asked questions about the most is, child support arrangements. Child support arrangements will always be a key aspect of any divorce, so it is important that both parents are fully informed. This ensures that when it …

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Separation Family Law

Family Law in Married Couples and De Facto Couples when Separating

Family law in WA covers issues arising from separation in both married couples and de facto couples. The two main areas in family law are property division and children’s arrangements. How family law applies to married and de facto couples  The way family law operates is different depending on if you were married or in …

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Binding Financial Agreement

What is a binding financial agreement (BFA) and is having one right for me?

A binding financial agreement (BFA) is a legally binding document that your family lawyer can create for you based upon your instructions. Its purpose is to set out your property interests in the event of a separation in a simple, predictable and final way. A BFA may include distribution of property, debts, superannuation, spousal maintenance …

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Consent Order Family Law

My partner and I are splitting up. How do we go about deciding parenting arrangements for our children?

Deciding parenting arrangements for your children following a separation doesn’t have to be a complicated or stressful process. Who the children live with, who will make major decisions about their lives and who they will spend time with all needs to be considered. You and your partner coming to a joint parenting agreement is the …

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How to Prepare for your Initial Consultation – Family Law Advice Tips to Follow

If you have either separated or are thinking of separating and have booked in for your initial family law consultation and not sure what to expect or what to bring, this article is for you. Here are 6 tips on how to prepare for your initial consultation with your family lawyer: TIP #1: Bring in a list of all …

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