How To Prepare For a Successful Child Relocation Case
2nd April 2021
A child relocation case involves a situation where one parent wishes to move away from the area where they normally reside with their child, and away from the other parent. What Should You Do if You Are Looking to Relocate? If there are no court...
What You Need to Know About Separation or Divorce During Pregnancy
6th March 2021
When a relationship breaks down, it can be a very distressing time for everyone involved. Separation or divorce during pregnancy is particularly difficult. As well as dealing with the trauma associated with the end of your relationship and navigating the legal and practical issues that...
Do I Need a Cohabitation Agreement in Australia?
25th February 2021
If you are considering marriage or are in a long-term de facto relationship, it is important to understand your legal options which can help you secure your financial future. While no one intends for a marriage or relationship to break down, the fact that one...
Family Court to Merge With Federal Circuit Court in Devastating Decision
19th February 2021
In a decision that has devastated us and legal practitioners across Australia, the government passed a bill through Senate on Wednesday which means the Family Court will now merge with the Federal Circuit Court. The bill, which passed through with the support of One Nation...
Coercive Control is a Form of Domestic Violence, So Why isn’t it Illegal in Australia?
17th February 2021
There are an increasing number of people nationwide calling for coercive control to be criminalised in Australia. As it stands today, coercive control is dealt with by civil law in Australia, but a bill proposed in October 2020 suggests making it a criminal offence. The...
What Happens to My Superannuation If I Divorce or Separate?
2nd February 2021
Going through a divorce or separation can be a challenging process, particularly when the emotional stress of separating is combined with the legal and financial concerns of dividing assets and property between you and your ex-partner. During separation, partners typically make an arrangement which outlines...
Parenting Arrangements: Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
20th January 2021
Going through a divorce or separation and determining parenting arrangements is a difficult time for families, and the breakdown of a relationship has the potential to seriously impact any children involved. When it comes to negotiating parenting arrangements after a split, it is important to...
Our Guide to Establishing a Pre-nuptial Agreement
19th January 2021
No one intends for their marriage or de facto relationship to eventually break down, but the reality is that one in three Australian marriages end in divorce. Considering this, the creation of a pre-nuptial agreement is an excellent way to ensure that both parties are...
Katherine Smallshaw named Associate at Pullos Lawyers
15th December 2020
Congratulations to Katherine Smallshaw, now an Associate at Pullos Lawyers! Katherine is a skilled and strategic family lawyer whose approach to all legal matters garners the respect of her colleagues. Just in the last year, Katherine’s expert legal skill and strategic approach to challenging matters...
Jessica Craddock named Senior Associate at Pullos Lawyers
14th December 2020
Jessica Craddock has been named Senior Associate at Pullos Lawyers! Over the last 3 years, Jess has become an integral part of the Pullos Lawyers team. Her dedication and loyalty to her clients has led to a sophisticated understanding of multifaceted issues and an ability...
Kristy Haranas named Director at Pullos Lawyers
9th December 2020
Congratulations to Kristy Haranas on being named Director at Pullos Lawyers! Kristy embodies the ethos and approach to law that has made Pullos Lawyers one of the country’s leading boutique Family Law firms, and we are very proud to announce her new role as Director...
Innovative Lighthouse Project Launched to Better Support Vulnerable families in Family Law Disputes
4th December 2020
The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia have launched a brand new initiative designed to improve the safety of at-risk families involved in family law disputes. Launched by Chief Justice Alstergren at the National STOP Domestic Violence conference on the Gold Coast on...