Articles & Cases

  • How long does it take to get a Divorce in Melbourne?

    • Article
    • 01 Apr 2013
    • Silvio Auditore

    Applying for a Divorce in Melbourne is a fairly quick process and, if handled efficiently, can be completed within three or so months of filing your Divorce Application with the Court in Melbourne. There are certain requirements before you are legally allowed to file your Divorce Application, these are: Read All

  • Achieving a Fair Family Law Settlement for De Facto and Same Sex Couples in Victoria

    • Article
    • 15 Mar 2013
    • Silvio Auditore

    The Family Law in Victoria is now almost exclusively governed by the Family Law Act (Commonwealth) whether you are married, or in a de facto or same sex relationship. The State of Victoria previously had the power to make laws concerning couples who were not married, but referred those powers to the Commonwealth Government in 2009. Read All

  • Can I move out of Victoria without a Family Law Court Order?

    • Article
    • 01 Mar 2013
    • Silvio Auditore

    Whether you are allowed to move out of your current home to a new place depends on a number of factors. Read All

  • Can I apply for a Divorce in Australia if I was married overseas?

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    • 01 Feb 2013
    • Silvio Auditore

    An Australian Court has the jurisdiction to grant a Divorce if you were married outside of Australia, as long as at least one of the following pre-conditions apply: Read All

  • Finding the Best Family Law Firm in Melbourne

    • Article
    • 15 Jan 2013
    • Silvio Auditore

    So your spouse has just announced, "It's over!" and you need to find a law firm to help guide you through one of the most stressful situations you are going to face. Where do you start? Do you go back to your local conveyancing law firm who looked after the purchase of your home? Read All

  • Why are there more Intervention Orders in the Melbourne Magistrates Court?

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    • 14 Dec 2012
    • Silvio Auditore

    Over the past years, there has been a great increase in the number of Court Applications made to the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court for the granting of Intervention Orders under Victoria’s Family Violence legislation. There may be a number of reasons for this. Read All

  • Social Networks - a Divorce Lawyer’s Nightmare or Dream- depending whose side you are on!

    • Article
    • 11 Apr 2012

    Watch Out- Social Networks- A Divorce Lawyers Nightmare (or Dream) What you say on FaceBook or Twitter may well end up as evidence in the Family Law Courts! Read All

  • Parenting Orders

    • Article
    • 12 Mar 2012
    • Silvio Auditore

    Section 61DA of the Family Law Act requires a Court, when making a parenting order in relation to a child, to apply a presumption that it is in the best interests of the child for the child's parents to have equal shared parenting responsibility for the child. Read All

  • Collaborative Family Lawyers - What Women (and Men) Want!

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    • 10 Aug 2011
    • Silvio Auditore

    Marriage is a strange phenomenon that happens to human beings. And the best part is, both the unmarried and the married are unhappy, though for radically opposite reasons, one for not being married, and the other for being married. Read All

  • Finding out with Family Law: Parentage Tests

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    • 11 Apr 2011
    • Silvio Auditore

    Parentage tests determining the parent of the child may be needed for Family Law Lawyer matters such as child support payments, custody, access, inheritance and adoption. But with these matters, more matters arise including questions about processes and legal requirements. Read All

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