Siri, am I going to jail? The woes of a modern divorcee

Increasingly, actual or would-be litigants in the family court are choosing to record conversations as a means of collecting evidence against the other person. As smartphones are small and easily hidden, these recordings are occurring secretly, without one party knowing what is happening. What litigants in Western Australia don't always realise is that, in recording one another, they could potentially be committing a crime.
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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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