Foulsham & Geddes Divorce Lawyers Sydney
Assisting clients with their family law matters since 1973, our family and divorce lawyers are well regarded in the Sydney community for striving to resolve family law matters as efficiently as possible, so that our clients can move on with their lives.
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Areas of family law
The purpose of obtaining a divorce order from the Family Court is to annul the marriage. It has little bearing on arrangements for children or property, other than to allow a party to re-marry.
A complex and sensitive area. Who has parental responsibility? How much time do the children spend with each parent? Our family lawyers understand the importance of getting it right.
With Sydney property prices the way they are, real estate is usually the most significant asset of a relationship. There is a 4 step process to apply in determining the entitlements of each party to matrimonial assets following a divorce.
An unmarried couple who have been living together in a relationship for over 2 years, or have children from the relationship, are the same as a married couple.
It is possible to enter into agreements in relation to property matters before a relationship commences, or if a relationship ceases. This includes marriage, as well as de-factos.
Child support is a payment made by one parent to the other parent, to help with the cost associated with caring for the parties’ children.
In cases where there is a significant discrepancy between parties’ respective earning capacity, a court may order payment of Spousal Maintenance.
There is a process for adopting a child. The Family Law Act 1975 also contains sections dealing with parental responsibility for adopted children.
Domestic violence generally occurs when a family member is violent and/or abusive towards another member of the family.