Latest news from our Bendigo & Woodend solicitors

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.

Domestic Violence in a relationship may sway property settlement in your favour

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...

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Family Violence

JSLaw can provide advice and representation at court in family violence matters. The website familyviolence.courts.vic.gov.au is a useful resource. Please call us at JSLaw if you have a question regarding family violence and intervention orders.

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Family Law Duty of Disclosure

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...

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Family Violence Support Service

Support service 1800RESPECT is a confidential telephone and online counselling service providing support to anyone impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence. 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Telephone 1800737732.

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Parenting Courses

At JSLaw we recommend to every client they consider completing a post separation parenting course and suggest clients look up websites such as Catholic Care and Relationships Australia for suitable courses to undertake.

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Divorce Proceedings

After 12 months of separation, it is probably time to start considering applying for Divorce. Though you may be unsure of what to do. When considering Divorce, it is important to understand the grounds for Divorce is irretrievable breakdown of the relationship. This is recognized by evidence of the parties having lived separately and apart...

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The KISS Principle

Keep it simple and straightforward- The KISS Principle for co parenting:- Keep the conflict away from your children; Identify constructive ways to communicate and decision make; Separate your former adult relationship from your ongoing parenting relationship; Strive to be the best parents you can.

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New website JSLaw

Bendigo and Woodend Family and Criminal Lawyers update their website. JSLaw recently updated their website to include more information for those undergoing family law or criminal law matters.

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Need solicitors to represent you in family law court? How to find the right lawyer or law firm in Bendigo

If you are facing a separation or divorce and you need to find the best family lawyer in Bendigo to advise and represent you, it’s essential to make the decision carefully. Practising family law requires compassion, insight, expertise and determination. There can be frequent changes in the regulations and legislation related to children’s issues, child...

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Why you need a separation agreement & finding the right lawyer at divorce law firms in Bendigo, Victoria

If your Bendigo divorce lawyer suggests a separation agreement, you may be wondering what this contract involves and why it’s necessary. A separation agreement is a binding contract between you and your partner, so failure to execute correctly on either side may result in a claim in the future. However, the Court may choose not...

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