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Prenuptial Agreements

What is a prenup? A prenuptial agreement is an Americanism for what is called a Financial Agreement in Australia. In fact, it is a reference to only one type of Financial Agreement available in Australia, the one entered into when contemplating marriage. In other words, a prenuptial agreement in Australia is a Financial Agreement which …

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Separation Divorce Australia

The internet is full of hints and tips on: How to cope with divorce Coping with separation, and Looking after yourself during the marriage separation process While they don’t all provide the same advice, there are some consistent themes.  One of the most common tips, and usually the first one on many lists is to …

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Family Lawyers - Doyles Guide

Parry Coates Family Law are very excited and proud to be named as Recommended Firm in the Leading Family and Divorce Law Firms – Brisbane category, in the 2019 Doyle’s Guide. We are also extremely proud that our director Rebecca Parry was named as a ‘Recommended Parenting and Children’s Matters Lawyer’ for the Brisbane region, …

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Parry Coates Mediation offers family mediation services and packages to suit all family law matters, including divorce mediation, family dispute resolution and property settlement negotiation. Family mediation packages We offer half day and full day mediation packages. Your mediation can take place at our Brisbane City office (therefore no room hire fees), or alternatively we …

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How do your family and friends ‘view’ your relationship? Are you in a de facto relationship without even knowing it? In the recent case of Crick & Bennett, the Full Court of the Family Court upheld Judge Tonkin’s decision that the parties had been living in a de facto relationship for approximately 13 years despite …

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In Higgins & Higgins a married man had been associating with an escort for some years while they were both living with their respective partners. The parties met in 2006. Mr Higgins was 64 and Mrs Higgins was 31. Mrs Higgins was charging Mr Higgins $275 per hour or $1,500 overnight for her services until …

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Pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Proceedings (Costs) Act 1981, the Family Court or Federal Circuit Court have the power to make an order that the Commonwealth Attorney-General (A-G) be authorised to pay a litigant’s costs thrown away through no fault of their own. Such an order is known as a ‘Cost Certificate – …

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We invite you to get to know Candace Watkins, one of our family lawyers, and youngest member of the Parry Coates Family Law team in Brisbane, Queensland. Candace has worked exclusively in family law since her second year of studying her Bachelor of Laws Degree at Queensland University of Technology. Candace places an emphasis on …

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Family law useful links

Checklists, information and useful links about Family Law services in Queensland and how they may impact your circumstances.

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Our family law specialists are here to help put your mind at ease. Find out what to expect in your first appointment at Parry Coates.

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