There are certain matters to consider before giving money to your child. Do not simply gift/loan money to your child without knowing the associated risks. At Anderson Boemi Lawyers, we understand that as a parent you would want to financially support your children, particularly given the high cost of living in Australia, which is the […]
Recently, a new bill has passed in the state of New South Wales becoming the first state in Australia to create an offence of coercive and control. This new law involves certain patterns of behaviour to a current or former intimate partner with the intent to coerce and control which includes denying the victim their […]
How do I protect my child from being unlawfully removed from Australia and being placed on the Family Law Watchlist?
If you are concerned that your ex-partner may take your child overseas without your consent, then you may wish to place your child on the Family Law Watchlist to avoid the risk of abduction. The Family Law Watchlist (previously known as the Airport Watchlist) is a national program which operates at an international level and […]
Having an up-to-date and valid will is an essential part of caring for your family. To find out more about how separation and divorce can affect your Will read on. It is common for spouses to appoint each other as executor or executrix of each other’s Will and/or as one of the main beneficiaries of […]
Commonly we get asked “How will I know when my marriage is over? When is enough enough?”. This question generally does not come out of the blue, but rather from someone that has been contemplating separation for some time. My response to this question is commonly “one day, you will wake up and something will […]
Along with making a Will, the appointment of an Enduring Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardian is a very important part of any Estate Plan. It is a common misconception that these documents are only for the elderly. It is recommended that anyone over the age of 18 years (that has the mental capacity to […]
Going through a separation is difficult for adults, however very often our children suffer the most as we as adults do not know how to address their concerns. Many of our clients have found this clip useful: Feel free to call if we can assist – (02) 9653 9466.