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Preparing for Cross-Examination

By Amy Little What happens in a cross-examination? Cross-examination is when a witness is asked questions by the other person or lawyer in the case. One reason for cross-examination is...


Parenting Matters: Should I Record My Ex?

By Amy Little When you’re in the midst of a parenting dispute and your ex is acting inappropriately at changeovers, you wouldn’t be the first person to be tempted to...


How long does property settlement take?

The division of property is often one of the most difficult issues to resolve in a divorce. If you are going through a divorce, you will know that it can...


Arbitration – no different to private health insurance

I started my career as a Family Lawyer doing agency matters in the Family Court and the Federal Magistrates Court as it then was. That gave me a good grounding...


Focus: There’s no one recipe when it comes to blending families

On ABC radio family law specialist Deborah Awyzio, psychologist Christine Bagley-Jones along with Comedian, YouTube Star & Host of the Funny Mummy's Facebook page, Jenny Winter discuss the challenges of...


Expert divorce law solutions

At DA Family Lawyers we know how to navigate the potential pitfalls and emotional hazards of divorce law. Any good family lawyer will tell you that there is no one...


Sperm of deceased allowed to be used by his surviving partner

The Supreme Court of Queensland today handed down judgement allowing the surviving partner of a man whom took his own life, to have possession and use of his sperm, which...


Being married does not automatically entitle you to a property settlement

In the recent case of Whent and Marbrand, the Full Court of the Family Court relying on the principles established by the High Court in Stanford and agreeing with the trial judge determined...


Parental dispute mediation and what to expect

Parental dispute mediation is an important part of resolving issues between spouses without causing collateral damage At DA Family Lawyers in Brisbane, our aim is to do just that. As...