Trouble at the bank of mum and dad

Gift or loan? Families can be litigious when they fall out but good practice at the outset can keep it out of court.

Estate and family law planning for the ‘great wealth transfer’

Lawyers are seeing an unprecedented demand from clients for wealth protection plans to ensure their legacy is carried out upon death.

Family law: April 2024

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By CRAIG NICOL and KELEIGH ROBINSON  

Family law: March 2024

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By CRAIG NICOL and KELEIGH ROBINSON  

Family Law Act reforms: An important moment for ICLs

Changes to the Family Law Act will come into effect on 5 May 2024. There’s a new mandatory requirement for independent children’s lawyers to meet…

Family law: February 2024

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By CRAIG NICOL and KELEIGH ROBINSON  

Is it safe enough? Changes to the Family Law Act

A critical analysis of the significant reforms intended to help simplify a complex family law system.

Corporate structures and complications in family law settlements

When dealing with family law settlements, practitioners should obtain expert advice on corporate structuring and how to divide property in a tax effective manner.

Family law: December 2023

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By CRAIG NICOL and KELEIGH ROBINSON