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  1. SophieW

    ACT Family Law - Sharing Our Good News Story

    I just want to first thank all the members of this community, which is such a godsend in such an awful process. I wanted to share our story and maybe give someone out there some hope that things can work out. I'll keep it brief, and vague for privacy. In a nutshell, my partner's ex denied...
  2. M

    Separation and Gifts from Husband

    My husband is seeking a separation... he gifted me a property (no mortgage) and a Car (no finance) for my birthday - i have this in writing He is now seeking separation and demanding i sell this property (my home) along with our other properties to divide. Can he do this? I thought a gift was...
  3. W

    NSW Separation advice for father with kids, threats from mother

    Hi all, I am a father of 3 kids aged 9yo, 5yo and 6 months old. She is 38 and im 43 I have just started a well paying job full time after a year of sporadic work. De facto is on maternity leave at the moment She wants separation and has demanded I leave house and kids with her, which we...
  4. 5

    QLD I left the Marital house With my child after separation, can we go back?

    Hi There’s the situation. I have a DVO against my ex. But I left the marital house with my child because my ex pressured me to leave so he can do the repairs for the house so we can sell it and split the proceeds. Now the house is under contract with the special condition of the buyer selling...
  5. D

    VIC Separation - Parent Wanting My Home in Their Property Pool?

    I'll keep this short and to the point: My (former) mother and father are having a 'property separation' in the Federal Circuit/ Family Court. My (former) mother started proceedings against my father and she has listed me as a secondary. She's demanding that I sign my home onto her. 5 years...
  6. M

    ACT Valuation of PPR 8 months after separation

    I have separated from my defacto over 10+ years and on the Balance Sheet provided by her solicitor six months ago, she nominated a value for our PPR (which I owned prior and is in my name). I accepted that value that she provided on the Balance Sheet. Now six months after the Balance Sheet was...
  7. I

    VIC Applying for divorce after Separation

    Hi My case: I have been separated from my wife since August 2018 and I had filed one sided divorce. She appeared in court and didn't agree to the date of separation instead mentioned 22JAN 2019 as the date of separation. Now the magistrate told me to consider 22Jan as the date of separation...
  8. R

    WA International separation/child dispute

    Hi guys I'm seeking advise on behalf of my brother. He has been married to his wife for 2 years and they have two girls between them (2 year old and 1 year old). His wife is an American citizen but came to Australia on a spousal sponsorship visa. This July she decided to go visit her family in...
  9. M

    Family Law Financial Separation Agreement

    My ex and I have been through mediation and mutually agreed on a financial settlement and superannuation split. (I’ve got out with a lot less than I could have ended up with so definitely happy about it) now her lawyers (she has legal aid) have drafted a separation agreement which I am happy...
  10. Aaron H

    QLD Separation with ex, settlement and child support

    Hi, I'm currently separated from my ex wife now for 8 months now and we have 3 children together and a house together I moved out and left her the new partner and the kids there. my kids are aged 16 yrs, Twins 11 yrs. we have a verbal agreement between each other and seems to be okay at the...