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Parry Coates Family Law invites you to ‘get to know’ Leanne Lakeman. Leanne joined our team in February. She provides paralegal support to Rebecca, Dan and Candace, and is the first point of contact for clients and colleagues of the firm and our mediation centre. Born and raised in south-east Queensland, Leanne dabbled in work …

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We have partnered with @carlsteneriffe to give three lucky followers some amazing prizes.  The winner will receive a delicious dinner consisting of share steak, two sides and an @gerlerwines bottle of wine.  The two runners up will each receive a wine tasting of @gerlerwines. If this is your first Parry Coates Family Law competition, here’s …

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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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For those readers who don’t know that Rebecca and Daniel are accredited Mediators and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners, let us fill you in. Parry Coates Mediation offers mediation packages to suit all family law matters. We offer parties a half day mediation package for $1,650 and a full day mediation package for $2,750. Your mediation …

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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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We invite you to “get to know” our Candace Watkins, Solicitor and youngest member of our Parry Coates Family Law team. Candace has worked exclusively in family law since her second year of studying her Bachelor of Laws Degree at QUT. Candace places an emphasis on building a good rapport with her clients, ensuring they …

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We here at PCFL have recently been dieting and those of you who know us, know that we are food lovers! So instead of us dining out this month, we are giving you the chance to win dinner on us! If this is your first PCFL competition, here’s how it works. Simply ‘Study’ the photo! …

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For those readers who don’t know that Rebecca and Daniel are accredited Mediators and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners, let us fill you in. Parry Coates Mediation offers mediation packages to suit all family law matters. We offer parties a half day mediation package for $1,650 and a full day mediation package for $2,750. Your mediation …

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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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Who loves CHOCOLATE?

Posted On: 14 February

Easter is sneaking up on us and as a treat to everyone who loves chocolate and loves a competition, our Easter Egg guessing game is back! The rules of the competition are simple: 1/ Study the photo; 2/ Guess the number of eggs in the jar; 3/ Follow this link to provide your answer AND …

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