Protecting Family Wealth: Prenups, Trusts, and Parental Precautions

Prenup Binding Financial Agreement Lawyer Sydney

Inheriting Wealth, Not In-Laws: How Parents Safeguard Assets for Their Children Boomers, the wealthiest generation, are increasingly taking proactive steps to ensure their hard-earned assets stay within the family, even after their children marry. Driven by rising divorce rates and “Bank of Mum and Dad” contributions, parents are utilising legal tools like prenups (Binding Financial … Read more

THE DOS AND SOME DON’TS OF ARBITRATION

THE DOS AND SOME DON’TS OF ARBITRATION by Chris Dimock Solicitor Accredited Family Law Specialist About the Presenter …. Chris Dimock MA, Solicitor Chris Dimock is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. He first practised as a Solicitor in the United Kingdom before moving to Australia in 1983.  He has since been practising exclusively in the … Read more

Binding Financial Agreements And Consent Orders – What’s The Difference?

Infographic BFA Consent Order

OK, we’re often asked what are the options for legal agreements following the breakdown of a marriage. So we’ve prepared a visual representation of the main differences between a consent order and a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA). As always, seek the advice of a lawyer to guide you through. Speak to our family law team today.

Parenting Arrangements

Parenting Arrangement Family Divorce Lawyers Sydney

Following separation, the arrangements for your children’s care can become contentious.  You and your former partner should preferably have discussions about those arrangements so that you can agree on issues such as, “How long will each parent spend with the children?”, and “Who decides where they go to school?”. If you can agree on those … Read more

Separation

Separation Lawyer Sydney Family Law

At Dimocks Family Lawyers, we understand that the period following a separation, in most cases, will be an emotional time for you.  Should you require the support of professionals other than a lawyer, we can put you in touch with people whom we trust. What date did you separate? Your separation lawyer will certainly ask … Read more

Calculating the likely split of assets

Calculating the likely split of assets family lawyer sydney

The Family Law Act 1975 (“the Act”) established a specialist Family Court in Australia. As the Court has developed through infancy to maturity, the fundamentals for dealing with property cases have not changed to any significant degree. Ours is still a discretion-based system where even on an identical set of facts (if such a thing … Read more

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