Month: November 2013

What is Collaborative Practice?

Collaborative practice is about client’s owning and shaping the process by which they resolve their disputes by engaging in open communication and information sharing. In our collaborative practice we assist and support clients to identify interests and issues, develop options, consider alternatives and make decisions about future actions and outcomes, in a respectful way. We …

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Do Financial Agreements predetermine the end of your relationship?

Pre-nuptial Financial Agreements might be the last thing on anyone’s minds when in the midst of wedding madness… Marriage is a wonderful thing and has been uniting couples for centuries but when two people come together so does the possibility of separation. While many Australians live happily together and live long lives in each other’s …

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Supreme Court decision reversing the decision of Justice Fryberg

On the 8th of November, the Full Court of the Supreme Court of Queensland made a decision on reversing the decision of Justice Fryberg to adjourn a bail application indefinitely until Premier Newman retracted public statements he had made about being hard on bikies. You can find out more about this citation via the Supreme …

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Queensland Law Society: Bridging the gap between professional law and the community

This year DA Family Lawyers is proud to acknowledge that our very own Deborah Awyzio will become Vice President of the Queensland Law Society in 2014… In Queensland we are lucky enough to have access to an organisation that has the legal needs of the public as their priority. The Queensland Law Society (QLS) is …

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Principal of DA Family Lawyers Deborah Awyzio has been elected Vice President of the Queensland Law Society

The upcoming council for the Queensland Law Society was announced on the 23 October, and DA Family Lawyers Principal Ms Deborah Awyzio was elected Vice President for 2014. Elected President was Mr Ian Brown, Principal of Maurice Blackburn and elected Deputy President was Michael Fitzgerald, consultant in Ashurst. Together with a team of eight esteemed …

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