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Maria Rigoli | Winner 2016 Law Institute of Victoria Awards

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Paternity in family law disputes Under current law, paternity is “presumed” in the flowing circumstances: If a child is born to a woman and at the time she is married – the child is presumed to be the child of the woman and her husband,......

How is superannuation dealt with in family law? Superannuation is treated as property and can be divided between the parties after the breakdown of a marriage or the breakdown of a de facto relationship.  Rather than cashing out the super is “split” and assigned to......

Pet cases are rare in the family law courts –most of the time lawyers warn their clients not to push the point on the issue of with whom the pet will live. However, to some clients, the ownership of the family pet will be as......

Can you use recordings in a family law dispute? The use of smart phones has made it easier for parties in family law proceedings to secretly obtain audio and video recordings as evidence to be used in their family law cases Each of the States......

Use (and abuse) of social media is becoming more prevalent in court cases including in family law cases. Evidence in Court Cases Evidence obtained via social media is becoming increasingly common in family law proceedings. Evidence obtained from sources such as Facebook and Twitter can......

Whether your inheritance will be counted in the divorce assets to be split depends on each case. There is no “one rule for all cases”. Where the inheritance has already been received these are some relevant factors taken into account in a divorce case: Time......