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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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Pre-Nuptial Financial Agreements: A Necessary Evil?

5 Myths about Pre-nuptial Financial Agreements Discussed Pre-nuptial financial agreements are—arguably—the less romantic side of getting together. DA Family Lawyers appreciate that for some people this is an extremely sensitive issue, and our skilled team can help you negotiate the agreement in a respectful and fair way. In This Article we’re Going to Look at …

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How to legally deal with parents, where it is alleged they abuse alcohol

Dealing legally with parents can be difficult, especially if they allegedly abuse alcohol.. At DA Family Lawyers in Brisbane we focus on family law, and understand that dealing legally with parents can sometimes become difficult and taxing. In a recent court case held in Victoria, a father who is separating from his partner wanted an …

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What Does Domestic Violence Look Like?

Recent research indicates families sweep violence under the carpet According to the Australian Domestic and Family Violence statistics report, one in twenty youths between the age of 12-20, consider throwing things such as plates, regular slapping or punching to be part of ‘normal conflict’ rather than domestic violence. This is a staggering statistic, and at …

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High Court bid over sisters could be game-changer

A HIGH Court of Australia challenge in an international custody dispute could have far-reaching legal consequences if it is successful, a family law expert says. Four sisters, aged between nine and 14, have been trying to avoid a family court order to return to Italy with their father. The girls’ aunt has launched a High …

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