Reducing the financial pain

news.com.au recently reported in the financial section of their website an article on 'How to reduce the financial pain of a relationship breakdown'. Quoting from The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s MoneySmart financial guidance service, they state the first steps in a separation should include closing joint bank accounts, keeping record of key dates, assets and debts, updating other financial commitments such as rental agreements and utility bills, and seeking legal advice.
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Government announces comprehensive review into the family law system

The Federal Government has announced a comprehensive review into the family law system. This review is the first since the commencement of the Family Law Act in 1976, with the government stating it will pave the way for long term fundamental reform to better meet the needs of modern Australian families. The Government also announced a funding boost to family law and family violence services.
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Five reasons you should choose a specialist family lawyer

Have you ever heard the expression ‘jack of all trades, master of none’? That is as true of a family lawyer as it is of any profession. But why? The team at Carr & Co are specialist family lawyers and we give you our top five reasons why you should choose a specialist family lawyer to help you with your family law issue. 1. Perth is a small town Perth is a small town and the local family law community
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