Family Law Reform Kills Conjugal Rights

Family Law – proposed changes in bill by Brandis… The Family Law Act gives judges the power to “relieve’’ a husband or wife from “any obligation to perform marital services or render conjugal rights’’. Attorney-General George Brandis yesterday introduced a bill...

Prenup Shake Up

This case really emphasises the need to Binding Financial Agreements properly, and not 4 days before the wedding!! Contact us if you want to enter into, or advice upon, a Binding Financial Agreement. Justin Dorney Holden Barlow Family Lawyers Perth...

Delays in Family Courts

The lack of resources causing delays in the Family Court determinations is unacceptable. Although not the fault of the Courts, justice delayed is justice denied….. A couple of suggestions:   (1) Costs “follow the cause”. Too much time is wasted on...

Consent Orders

In the Family Court of WA jurisdiction, a consent order is a written agreement that is approved by the Court. This agreement is prepared via a Form 11 Application for Consent Orders, and can cover parenting arrangements as well as financial and property arrangements....