Family Law

Subpoena Shock? 6 Steps to Protect Yourself (Especially for Businesses)

Discover six essential steps to protect your business when served with a subpoena, from marking deadlines to hiring expert legal help. Learn how to safeguard your sensitive information and effectively manage the legal process. Contact us for expert guidance and support.

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Family Law

Save Money During Your Property Settlement

Madsen Law has specialised in Family Law for over 20 years. We know Property Settlements can be emotionally charged and financially draining, but there are some very practical things you can do to streamline the process.

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Law Categories

Changes to the Family Law Act: Implications for Fathers

There will be significant changes to how parenting orders are made when the Family Law Act amendment comes into effect on the 6th of May 2024. Read the article to find out more and how this may affect you.
Two of the more significant changes are how the court determines what is in a Child’s Best Interest and the repeal of the Presumption of Shared Parental Responsibility.

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Case Conferencing
Family Law

Case Conferencing Insights for Successful Advocacy

Learn how details, context, and presentation strategy can complement legal arguments for impactful case conferencing outcomes.

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Family Law

THE INDEPENDENT CHILDREN’S LAWYER IS TERRIBLE – SO HOW DO I GET THEM REPLACED?

In the recent case of Stanhope v Stanhope (2023), the Family Court of Western Australia faced a critical decision regarding the father’s plea for the removal of the Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL). Allegations included the ICL’s perceived lack of impartiality, professionalism, and capability to serve the child’s best interests. The court, however, emphasized the ICL’s unique role, outlining that removal should only occur for substantial reasons, such as deliberate misinformation, unethical behavior, bias, incompetence, or a conflict of interest.

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Estate Law

How To Contest A Will?

Challenging the will is a complex legal process that does require the assistance from an experienced estate lawyer.

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Property Law

Navigating the Property Law Act 2023: A Guide to Key Changes and Common Questions

The Property Law Act 2023 (“PLA 2023”) introduced significant changes to Queensland’s property laws, affecting both buyers and sellers.

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Family Law

Mother’s Relocation Bid Denied: Father Secures Child’s Return

In the case of Halston and Neast, a father sought the urgent return of his two children, aged 9 and 5, from 150 kilometers away in country South Australia where the mother had unilaterally relocated. The Court weighed the competing legal principles of the mother’s freedom of movement against the children’s entitlement to a beneficial relationship with both parents. Ultimately, the Court found that the mother’s unilateral decision to relocate could not be condoned and ordered her to return to Adelaide with the children within two months.

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Family Law

14 Fun Activities to Do with Kids During the School Holidays from Brisbane to Gold Coast

As a specialist family law firm, we understand that making the most of time with your children is a top priority for any parent, especially during school holidays. We also know that coming up with new ideas that are both affordable and enjoyable can be a challenge. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of 13 fun activities that you can do with your kids during the school holidays

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