Family Law FAQs | Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers Sydney | Paramatta
July 27, 2022

What is Pre-action for Financial Cases in the FCFCOA?

I’ve just been served Court Papers for my Divorce, what now? In some circumstances where your spouse seems […]
January 13, 2022

Property settlement when everything is amicable

Property settlement Amicable separation – we agree on most things, what’s involved in drawing up and mediating a […]
January 8, 2022

Can I change custody arrangements?

The Application for Divorce requires information in relation to existing parenting arrangements for the children. This is because […]
January 7, 2022

AIFLAM – Family Law Arbitrators & Mediators

AIFLAM is the National Body for Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators. An Accredited Arbitrator, Sarah Bevan has been […]
January 6, 2022

My ex husband stopped paying child support – What can I do?

Child support is money one parent pays to the other (usually the main carer of the children), for […]
January 3, 2022

When can my child decide who they want to live with?

When can my child decide who they want to live with? There is a common misconception that when […]
January 3, 2022

The importance of Family Law Court attendance

The importance of attending Family Law Court When you ask people who have gone through family law proceedings, […]
December 15, 2021

Divorce – When Your Spouse Suffers from Bipolar Disorder

Marriage, Divorce and BP (Manic Depressive) It is estimated that 1 in 3 marriages will end in divorce, […]
November 28, 2021

Legal Considerations for Australians Considering International Surrogacy and Donor IVF

Every year, leading Surrogacy & International Family Law Specialist, Sarah Bevan is invited to present at the International […]
November 21, 2021

Will I get justice at court?

Clients are rightly concerned about the likely outcome of their case, and as a result, we receive numerous […]
September 27, 2021

We just reached an agreement at mediation… now what?

When people separate and need to work out what is going to happen with their children, the property, […]
September 22, 2021

The role of a paralegal in my family law case

Paralegals will play a major role in your case. It is important to know what they can and […]
September 6, 2021

Adult disabled children in Family Law

When you are the carer of adult disabled children in divorce or separation Many families face additional challenges […]
July 29, 2021

Lockdown and child shared custody issues

Lockdown for separated families – what does it mean for you? With lockdown upon us in Sydney, NSW, […]
July 13, 2021

Surrogacy Agreements

How many contracts need to be drafted in a Surrogacy arrangement? For a domestic surrogacy arrangement, there will […]
March 1, 2021

What’s the difference between Binding Financial Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements?

Well?  No difference!! One is the technical name and the other is the commonly used name. Here in […]
February 18, 2021

I want 50/50 custody, Can I get that?

One of our Family Lawyers explains the nature of applying for 50/50 custody of your children:-     […]
February 15, 2021

Sole Parental Responsibility

What is sole parental responsibility? Parental responsibility is the term used in Australia for the “duties, powers, responsibilities […]
February 4, 2021

Post-Nuptial Agreements, Is that really a thing?

Post Nuptial Agreements Most people are familiar with the term “pre-nuptial agreements” or “pre-nups”.  But what a lot […]
January 21, 2021

Can I do my own Binding Financial Agreement?

This week, one of our Family Lawyers, explains. Short answer is …No, not completely. And the reason for […]
January 5, 2021

Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers, 2021 – Let’s go!

Hi to all, we welcome you all to a new year! Last year was tough for everyone and […]
November 2, 2020

My partner is transferring money out of the joint account

October 1, 2020

What is involved for a step-parent to adopt a child?

In order for a step-parent to adopt a child, an application needs to be made to the Supreme […]
September 29, 2020

ADVOs and Parenting Orders

Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVO) and parenting orders Navigating the jurisdictional divide The Australian Family Law system has […]
June 10, 2020

What is Parental Alienation?

Parental Alienation: An Introduction Parental Alienation is a controversial concept that refers to situations in which one parent […]
May 27, 2020

Where can I find more about separation and divorce

Separation and divorce are commonplace in the community.  We have either been through it ourselves, are going through […]
May 19, 2020

Property settlements amid the Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised family law issues we have never previously considered, and we have had to […]
April 20, 2020

COVID-19 and supervised time with my child

In our last article, Aboorva Sundar took us through the impact the COVID-19 is having on parenting orders. […]
April 3, 2020

Top Ten Guide for Separated Parents during Covid19

Separated parents experience both the joys and stressors of parenting. But additional pressures and stresses such as those […]
March 27, 2020

Call and Screen Conferencing Appointments during COVID-19

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