Divorce 101

What you need to get out of limbo and divorce in a way that is fair and legally finalised.

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Divorce online: a step by step guide for doing your online divorce application in Australia

Many divorcing couples spend too long in emotional limbo. When things are unresolved, it can be hard to move forward with your life. I’ll show you how to divorce jointly online in a way that is simple, respectful and mutual. You can do this yourself right now using the Commonwealth Courts Portal. Being able to […]

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Divorce in Australia: Who gets what? Why you aren’t necessarily entitled to 50/50

Splitting things 50/50 is an idea that is deeply ingrained in most of us from childhood, but it’s often not actually the fairest outcome. Many separating couples make the mistake of assuming that they simply need to keep everything in their own names and split whatever they own jointly – without realising that one of […]

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Finding your way through divorce process in Australia

The divorce process in Australia: How to find your way through

When a relationship breaks down, many people find themselves overwhelmed and unsure of where to even start. This simple visual guide steps you through the process that you’ll need to follow to legally finalise things and move forward. There are a number of agreements and documents that you might need to consider depending on your […]

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5 things you need to know about the law and your divorce

The 5 things you need to know about family law and your divorce

There’s 5 things that you should know right off the bat to help you to cut through the confusion and get on with finding an amicable, positive way forward. Most people going through separation and divorce are doing it for the first time, so it’s not surprising that you may not know even the most […]

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3 ways to keep your relationships the right way up when holidays turn the world upside down

3 ways to keep your relationships the right way up when holidays turn the world upside down

The promise of the holidays is peace and reconnection, but ironically, as we all know too well, holidays often deliver exactly the opposite – disconnection, frustration, and relationship tension. When we go from normal life into the holiday season, it can be a bit like crossing into “the Upside Down” in the TV series Stranger […]

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How to separate and divorce amicably

How to separate and divorce amicably in Australia

Separating and divorcing amicably often turns out to be much harder than couples initially expect. To give yourself the best chance, know your options and be clear from the beginning about what’s most important to you moving forward from the relationship. As a mediator and designer of dispute resolution systems, I’ve spent a lot of […]

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