When one parent wants to vaccinate – a case study Being separated and co-parenting brings it challenges, in particular when one parent wants to vaccinate their child and the other doesn’t. When it comes to making decisions about the health and well-being of children, you want...

Parental alienation seems to be increasing, according to a lot of family law solicitors in Australia. Meaning of Parental Alienation Syndrome What is parental alienation syndrome (PAS)? Essentially, it occurs when one parent influences the child against the other parent, by emotionally manipulating the child. Usually, the...

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, subject...

Changes at the Land Titles Office and documents for dealing with land The following are the requirements and dates on which the Registrar’s Requirements take effect. Read on to the end to see how it affects you when you buy or sell land or need to put...

At our local Werribee office of Rigoli Lawyers we are preparing wills and powers of attorneys all the time but it never ceases to amaze me how many people are doing their "own home job" wills and powers of attorney. While I can understand they want to...

Are you entering into a shopping centre lease? Here are some critical questions to consider: What will be my level of competition in the shopping centre? Larger centres often have an over-supply of similar businesses. An accurate picture of your level of competition is necessary for...

The following is an extract from a Law Institute of Victoria article about the changes as they were coming into effect: 28 Jan 2015 New laws limiting the ability to make a claim on a will came into effect this month, prompting a call from the Law Institute...

Family Law Orders can counteract Fake Transactions  Under Section 106B of the Family Law Act, the Family Law Courts have power to set aside, cancel (or restrain) the making of a transaction by a party to proceedings, which is made or proposed to be made to  defeat the interest...