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We understand family law. Our Family Solicitors Miram have actually represented numerous family law clients for many years and act for mums, dads, grandmas, grandpas, married couples, same-sex couples and de facto couples. Our experienced family law and divorce legal representatives can represent you in all elements of family law, having specific competence in divorce, child custody and residential or commercial property division.
We are devoted to assisting you settle your matter as rapidly as possible, and if that’s not achievable, then we will represent you skillfully throughout the Court procedure so that you acquire the best possible result. If you are planning to engage the services of some of the very best family legal representatives Miram has to offer, then look no more. When engaging among our professionals, you can rest assured you have the very best on your side.
A Divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage.
In Miram, the Family Law Act 1975 developed the no-fault Divorce system. This no-fault Divorce concept indicates that a Court will not consider who was at fault for the breakdown of the relationship. Any accusations of infidelity, violence or abandonment are irrelevant. The only ground for Divorce is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.
Any application for Divorce is usually submitted in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the application can either be a sole application where one party to the marital relationship submits the application, or a joint application where both parties file the application together.
An application for Divorce is only available after a 12 month period of separation. This 12 month separation period is to be a constant duration and means more than physical separation where there is no likelihood of reconciliation.
The application can be opposed in circumstances where the Court does not have jurisdiction to handle the matter or otherwise where the parties to the proceedings have not been separated for more than 12 months.
An application can still be made while the parties are residing under the very same roof or if one has actually supplied the other with some family services. It might be hard to develop that separation has actually happened in these situations and accordingly the Court will require evidence in assistance of the application.
In addition to the requirements of a period of 12 months of separation, either you or your spouse will need to be an Australia citizen by birth, decent or otherwise. If that can not be established, you or your spouse has to regard Australia as your home, plan to live in Miram indefinitely or otherwise be able to provide proof that you lived in Australian for a minimum of 12 months prior to the filing of the application.
In circumstances where a couple has actually been married for less than 2 years, the Court needs the parties to attend a counselling session with a view to reconciliation. There are exceptions to this requirement if there is a history of violence or abuse or where one party can not be located.
At a Divorce hearing, the Court will have to consider that proper arrangements have actually been produced any child of the marriage, or a child from another relationship, or a child who has or was adopted or who is treated as a member of that family, and under the age of 18.
Once a Divorce has actually been granted the Divorce becomes reliable one month and one day after the Order has actually been made.
When a Divorce has actually taken effect, there is only a 12 month duration where to file an application for property/financial and spousal maintenance. An extension to this duration might be approved in situations where both parties consent to the extension and the parties have the leave of the Court.
Parenting Orders Miram
Applications for Parenting Orders can be brought by either or both of the parents, a grandparent or any other significant individual in a kid’s life.
Prior to the start of any Court proceedings the parties are required to go to, take part and make a genuine effort in resolving any parenting issues at a family conflict resolution conference. Following conclusion of this conference, a Certificate is provided to the parties.
If an arrangement is reached the terms of that agreement can be formalised through an Application for Consent Orders. If no arrangement can be reached, further negotiations can be organized with the support of solicitor, arbitrators and counsellors Miram.
If no agreement can be reached beyond the court system, an individual may then make an application to the Court. An application to Court will require confirmation that the parties have actually tried a dispute resolution conference and are in invoice of the Certificate. There are exceptions in getting this Certificate prior to the beginning of Court proceedings.
In parenting matters, a Court must relate to the best interests of the kid as the vital consideration.
According to area 60B of the Family Law Act 1975, the very best interests of the children are met by:
making sure that the kids have the advantage of both of their parents having a significant participation in their lives, to the maximum degree consistent with the very best interest of the kid; and
safeguarding the kids from physical and mental harm and from undergoing, or exposed to, abuse, disregard or family violence; and
guaranteeing that children get appropriate and proper parenting to assist them accomplish their complete potential; and
ensuring that parents satisfy their tasks, and satisfy their responsibilities, concerning the care, well-being and development of their children.
There are other factors that the Court may take into consideration in any specific scenarios.
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