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The complex world of religious divorce
The complex world of religious divorce

 Talya Faigenbaum and Nussen Ainsworth Oct 2017

Jewish and Islamic divorces are not straightforward. Practitioners need to be aware of legal, ethical and religious issues...

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Case Summary [Rankin & Rankin [2017] FamCAFC 29]
Case Summary [Rankin & Rankin [2017] FamCAFC 29]

 LIV Family Law Section Jul 2017

There are two aspects of this Full Court’s decision that are worth highlighting, on balance, for practitioners. 1. That it is open to...

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Case Summary Chancellor v McCoy
Case Summary Chancellor v McCoy

 Daniel Myers May 2017

In Chancellor & McCoy [2016] FamCAFC 256 (2 December 2016) the Full Court (Bryant CJ, Thackray and Strickland JJ)...

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Case Summary Mackah v Mackah [2017] FamCAFC 62
Case Summary Mackah v Mackah [2017] FamCAFC 62

 Keturah Sageman May 2017

This is an appeal from a decision by a Judge of the Family Court of Western Australia involving an enforcement order...

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What’s mine is yours
What’s mine is yours

 Will Stidston Feb 2017

Practitioners must carefully consider the nature and extent of post-separation contributions and not place greater weight on those of a purely financial nature...

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News from the Bench – cases of interest from the Full Court of Family Court
News from the Bench – cases of interest from the Full Court of Family Court

 LIV Family Law and Collaborative Practice Section Aug 2016

Appeal by great grandparents to a finding they had no standing to institute parenting proceedings to spend...

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Case Summary Elford v Elford 2016 - Lottery Win
Case Summary Elford v Elford 2016 - Lottery Win

 Jason Lopes Jun 2016

Wife loses appeal to seek more than 10% of the asset pool when the Husband received a significant lottery win, one year into a nine year relationship...

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A change of the test for conflicts in family law matters, or merely a clarification?
A change of the test for conflicts in family law matters, or merely a clarification?

 Steven Sapountsis Jun 2016

One of the joys of being a member of the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria is the privilege of being able to serve on the Ethics Committee...

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