Month: January 2018

Litigation Strategy

When it is necessary for a matter to proceed to litigation for determination, strategy and planning are two of the most important factors which can impact on the ultimate result. Before the first court document is filed, it is imperative that thought has been given to your litigation strategy, by considering the following: What is …

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High legal costs result in referral to Legal Services Commission

A recent decision made by Justice Benjamin at first instance in the Family Court of Australia in the case of Simic & Norton highlights the obligations of legal representatives in family law proceedings. This was a case that involved a determination about parenting and property settlement. All matters were ultimately settled, albeit on the seventh day of trial but Justice Benjamin …

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