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Should I get a pre-nup? Maybe...

In Western Australia if you have been in a committed relationship for two years or more there is a possibility (but no more) that your partner may take you to the Family Court of Western Australia and ask that Court to make an order about property that you or they or both of you own. If you live together the chances are...

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What to do when divorce rips the rug out from under you...

For many separating couples the writing was on the wall for some time and a final separation does not come as a complete surprise to either person. Whether it was a gradual process over many months or years or a particular event that led to the separation both parties often agree that separation was inevitable. However...

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WA domestic violence victims receive greater protections through changes to restraining orders

For families living in fear of domestic violence, changes to the law around restraining orders in WA offer greater protections, writes Tindall Gask Bentley lawyer Kate Major. The statistics tell an ugly, shameful truth about domestic and family violence in Australia. 1 in 5 Australian women, and 1 in 22 men, have experienced...

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