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Video Series: Why we don’t want you to go to court

We’re asked by our clients pretty much every single day - 'what does it mean for them if they come and see a lawyer? Does it mean that their case is going to go all the way through to a court hearing?' Thankfully for you, the answer is ‘definitely not’. We don’t want you to go to court either. In … [Read more...] about Video Series: Why we don’t want you to go to court

The vote is a YES… what this means for Family Law cases

The vote is a YES … so what happens now? Our Principal Solicitor and Director Antonella Sanderson shares what the yes vote means for Family Law cases.   a. Legislation will need to be enacted to allow same-sex couples to register their marriage.  This legislation will need to include a … [Read more...] about The vote is a YES… what this means for Family Law cases

‘I want a divorce.’ So what does that mean?

Recently, I had the wonderful opportunity to appear as a guest on Triple J’s National Relationships program, “The Hook Up”.  Even though that program focuses on young people, it got me thinking – do you really understand what it means when someone says “I want a divorce”? From the statistical … [Read more...] about ‘I want a divorce.’ So what does that mean?

Cronulla family law solicitor makes national radio debut (twice!) to support young divorcees in their 20’s

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Wednesday 27 September 2017 Our very own Family Law Matters Director & Principal Solicitor, Antonella Sanderson made her national radio debut this month on Triple J's The Hook Up program, and within two weeks was invited back to do it all again! Listen to … [Read more...] about Cronulla family law solicitor makes national radio debut (twice!) to support young divorcees in their 20’s

TEN STEPS TO GETTING THE RIGHT SEPARATION ADVICE

If you are having thoughts about leaving your relationship, our first suggestion is that you obtain some professional support – these are big decisions, not to be made without appropriate guidance and serious introspection. To begin any journey, one must start by taking the first step.  When … [Read more...] about TEN STEPS TO GETTING THE RIGHT SEPARATION ADVICE

Family Law Matters named as a finalist in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards

We did it! Family Law Matters is officially a finalist in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards for the second year running! Congratulations to our fellow finalists in the Professional Services category. We are looking forward to the Gala Event in September and will keep you updated on our … [Read more...] about Family Law Matters named as a finalist in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards

CASE STUDY: Living under the one roof after separation

Mike and Melissa separated after a relationship of 15 years. They had two children aged 9 and 6. Despite their separation they remained living under the one roof to avoid any change in the living arrangements for the children. After a period of 6 months Melissa became uncomfortable sharing the one … [Read more...] about CASE STUDY: Living under the one roof after separation

2017 Federal Budget Response. Antonella discusses how the announcements affect Family Law.

Family Law Matters Principal Solicitor and Director Antonella Sanderson shares her review of the 2017 Federal Budget announcements.   'I am beyond disappointed that the 2017 Federal Budget considered no practical solutions to remedy the significant and ongoing delays being experienced in the … [Read more...] about 2017 Federal Budget Response. Antonella discusses how the announcements affect Family Law.

Beware Informal Agreements

Don’t be caught out by an informal ‘deal’ or agreement on property settlement, make sure you seek advice and protect yourself from future claims. Paula and Peter were married for 7 years. They had two young children.  Paula had given up her career as an Accountant to stay home and raise the … [Read more...] about Beware Informal Agreements

MEDIA RELEASE: Family Law Courts Crisis. Cronulla Family Lawyer Antonella Sanderson confronts the ABC QandA panel over the crisis facing the Family Law system.

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Wednesday 22 February 2017 Our very own Family Law Matters Director & Principal Solicitor, Antonella Sanderson had the opportunity to address the panel on ABC's Q&A on 20 February 2017. See the video here for Antonella's insights and questioning about … [Read more...] about MEDIA RELEASE: Family Law Courts Crisis. Cronulla Family Lawyer Antonella Sanderson confronts the ABC QandA panel over the crisis facing the Family Law system.