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Dealing with Narcissistic Ex-Partners

Family law matters can be complex and emotionally charged, but they become even more challenging when dealing with a narcissistic ex-partner. Narcissistic individuals often exhibit a range of behaviours that can create a tumultuous environment during divorce and separation. In this blog, we will address important steps to take when handling narcissistic ex-partners in family law matters to help you navigate this difficult terrain successfully.

The Court’s Approach to Mental Health in Parenting Matters

A parent’s mental health can have a significant impact on the court’s assessment of what parenting orders would be in a child’s best interests, particularly where it poses a risk to the child’s safety and wellbeing.

Binding Financial Agreement: Protecting Assets

A Binding Financial Agreement, often referred to as a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, is a legally binding contract that specifies how assets, liabilities, and financial resources will be divided, and what spousal maintenance (if any) is to be paid, if the relationship ends.

Common issues and pitfalls in family law property settlement

The family law system is designed to ensure fairness and equity, but there are pitfalls that individuals should be aware of to protect their rights and interests in a property settlement. In this article, we will explore some of those common pitfalls.

Varying Parenting Orders

As circumstances change, it may be necessary to vary parenting orders to better meet the needs of the children. In this blog, we will discuss the circumstances under which you can change parenting orders in Australia and the legal process involved.

Oikos Family Law

We’re very excited to announce that Rise Family Lawyers is now Oikos Family Law.

How to Get A Divorce?

The process of getting a divorce in Australia can be complicated and confusing, but understanding the steps involved can make it less overwhelming. In this blog, we will provide a summary of the process of getting a divorce in Australia.
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Navigating Intervention Orders

The Intervention Order (IVO) system in Victoria is designed to maximise the safety of those who have experienced family violence, prevent and reduce family violence and to promote accountability of perpetrators of family violence.

Your “TO-DO” List When Going Through Separation

Separation can be an overwhelming and stressful time for those going through it. It can be difficult to know what you need to do and what to look out for.

Your "TO-DO" List When Going Through Separation

Click below to download a free PDF checklist.