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Relocation of Mother to Adelaide from Sydney allowed

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Relocation of Mother to Adelaide from Sydney allowed

In Chapa [2012] FMCAfam 1420 (18 December 2012) the mother unilaterally relocated from Sydney to Adelaide with two young children, alleging abuse of the children by the father and family violence on his part. The father alleged that the mother was mentally unstable (producing a suicide note written by her (paras 39-43)) and was guilty […]

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How important of the Personal Property Security Register

Strings attached as guitar store goes under JACKSONS RARE GUITARS sold instruments to the stars: George Harrison, Metallica, Slash and Keith Urban. The walls were adorned with rock’n’roll perfection: 1957 Fender Stratocasters, 2002 Rickenbacker 660/6s and numerous Gibson Les Pauls. Jacksons was placed in voluntary administration last month, leaving more than 100 clients who were […]

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Order made for Sale of Business

In Baghti [2012] FamCA 711 (22 August 2012) Justice Fowler accepted the recommendation of a valuer (paras 694-718) that the wife’s retail business, owned by the wife and her sister in partnership, be sold, saying at paras 694-700: “Professor WL stated that he had limited information available with respect to the operation of the business, […]

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Victoria Legal Aid Slashes Funding

An Article from the Age by Jane Lee on 12 December 2012 had this to say about the Victorian Legal Aid costs slashing to take effect from 7 January 2013: WARNING ON LEGAL AID SLANGING MATCHES FAMILY law disputes could turn into slanging matches between parents forced to cross-examine each other, putting their children’s best […]

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Property – Leave granted to proceed 26 years after divorce

In Ordway [2012] FMCAfam 624 (13 July 2012) the wife sought an order under s 44(3) FLA for leave to file property proceedings out of time. The parties married in 1969 and divorced in April 1986. The two children of the marriage remained living with the wife in the parties’ home of which the husband […]

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