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What are the requirements for bringing a de facto partner from another country?

Filed under: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

With all the positive attributes associated with living in Australia, it is perhaps of little surprise that people from other nations would also wish to...

LGBTI and Family Law

Filed under: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

Same sex relationships have become more recognised in society and along with this same sex families have developed. We live in a day and age where sociocultural...

De facto relationships and property settlement

Filed under: Property Settlement, Defacto Relationships

We here at FindLaw have often made reference to how complicated the law can be, and when you take into account how the laws may not be uniform across the...

What are the legal effects of registering same-sex relationships?

Filed under: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Defacto Relationships

The ACT, New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria have relationship registration and civil partnership schemes granting formal recognition to couples who...

An introduction to domestic violence laws in Australia

Filed under: Children, AVO/Domestic Violence, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

It is estimated that one in three women experience physical violence throughout Australia, and with such disturbing statistics, robust domestic violence...

Marriage equality - what difference would it make?

Filed under: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

Whether same sex marriage is legislated or not in the coming years, those in de facto relationships in Australia have generally the same rights and entitlements...

Private property settlement after a divorce or the end of a de facto relationship

Filed under: Divorce, Separation, Property Settlement, Agreements, Defacto Relationships

When a marriage or de facto relationship comes to an end, dealing with matters involving property distribution becomes an essential consideration for the...

Surrogacy Process- Same Sex Defacto Relationship

Filed under: Children, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

Brett and Samuel were in a same sex de facto relationship. For several years the couple had discussed starting a family. They considered their options...

Court rules same sex couple not in relationship after 8 years

Filed under: Defacto Relationships, Family Law

Increasingly, the Courts are being called upon to determine what is, or isn’t, a de facto relationship for the purposes of the Family Law Act. Such applications...

Sperm donor’s name removed from child’s birth certificate

Filed under: Children, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

In this Alert, Partner Alison Ross and Associate Kathleen Coggins discuss the recent Queensland case where a sperm donor was removed from the birth certificate...

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