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At JS Law, our Bendigo and Woodend solicitors regularly attend professional development and are up to date with the latest news and legislation surrounding family and criminal lawyers in the Macedon Ranges, Gisborne, Bendigo, Castlemaine and Kyneton.
With an experienced team of family, criminal law and divorce lawyers, we provide caring, compassionate and unbiased legal advice.
What is a Family Report? Family Reports are prepared when the Court requires assistance to make a determination, due to disputes relating to the appropriate parenting arrangements for the children. The family report writer’s role is to make observations and recommendations about the care and living arrangements which would be in the best interests of...Read more
People often confuse divorce lawyers for family lawyers, divorce law is simply the process of obtaining a “decree nisi” – ending the formal marriage. It is not to be confused with, nor is it a division of assets and liabilities of the parties and ending their financial connection – that is a separate process known...Read more
At JSLaw we understand that each clients circumstances and needs are different and you may need a lawyer for a variety of family law related matters In situations where a party cannot adequately support themselves financially following a relationship breakdown they may be entitled to spousal maintenance from their former partner or vica versa. Spousal...Read more
Are you the Applicant or Respondent in a Family Violence Order matter in Bendigo, Castlemaine, Gisborne or Woodend? If so, contact us for advice as soon as possible. We represent clients in all local and metropolitan courts. It is important to understand that a breach of an Intervention Order is a criminal offence. You should...Read more
Both parties in a family law parenting and property matter have an ongoing duty of disclosure. In a family law property matter or financial settlement, a request to provide your financial documents either from your solicitor for the solicitor acting for the other party is a normal process and should not cause concern. The reason...Read more
Based in Bendigo and Woodend from time to time we have had clients that have been subjected to family/domestic/ violence. In certain circumstances and if certain criteria are met, this may mean in the event of separation or divorce and there is a property settlement, that the person subjected to the domestic violence may be...Read more
Full and frank financial disclosure is a cornerstone of family law property matters. A reluctance to disclose or a misunderstanding about what to disclose is not uncommon. Both sets of Court Rules, The Family Law Rules in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court Rules in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia...Read more