Have you been a victim of an act of violence? Would you like some cash to get back on your feet?

Through a Victim Assist Application, you could receive a payment (which can be between $1,000 to $10,000) in recognition that an act of violence has occurred to you, and reimbursement for any out of pocket expenses you have had, such as medical costs, counselling costs, or security upgrades to your house.

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Top 3 Tips for Mediation

A successful mediation means that your family law matter is over quickly, cheaply, and without ongoing fighting, unlike the long, expensive and litigious nature of court. With the right approach, you can give yourself the best chance of getting an agreement and make the most of your mediation, and these are my top tips to do that.

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Spousal Maintenance - Am I liable to pay anything?

After you separate the Court can make orders that will require you to continue providing your former partner with financial support so that they can meet their expenses.  

This may not seem fair – I mean you are no longer together why the heck should you have to continue paying your former partner money right? 

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Jodi Dingwall
Same Sex Marriage – What Now?

Australians have just voted yes to the question “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry”. That is a start – however it is still not the law and same sex couples still cannot marry. There is now a process that must be followed…

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