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Valuation Disputes

by One of the first steps in determining how property  should be divided is to identify and value the assets of the parties. Preferably parties are able to agree on the value of assets and no formal valuations are required. When parties cannot agree on a value then the Family Law Rules 2004 set out the procedure for appointing a single
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Who Should Supervise Contact in Parenting Matters? Court prefers commercial supervision agency over father’s fiancee

Who Should Supervise Contact in Parenting Matters? Court prefers commercial supervision agency over father’s fiancee

by In the parenting case of Joelson v Joelson [2014] FamCA 788 the father had a history of being prescribed antidepressant medication, had threatened suicide and he was the subject of a police report expressing “genuine fears that [he] will snap and hurt himself and anyone he holds responsible for the demise of his relationship”. The single expert psychiatrist in this case
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