Reclaiming your identity after break-up

When a relationship or marriage ends, people more often struggle with their identity. For many years or decades, you were comfortable as being referred to or known as someone’s wife/husband, someone’s son/daughter or someone’s mother/father. This changes in ...

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Expert advice on conveyancing without the emotions in separation

When I met with Ms Yolanda Regueira from Cling Long Woodbridge Lawyers, I learned so much about the psyche when selling and buying a property, particularly when it is a part of a divorce settlement ...

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When your spouse's adult children give you the cold shoulder...

A colleague enquired about tips to ‘smooth the waters’ when partnering with someone who has adult children that are a little ‘cool’ towards you. If this sounds like you, your spouse will appreciate your efforts tos ...

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How To Change Your Child's Name

For some people at the end of a bad marriage or long-term relationship it is their wish to change their name or their child wishes to change their name. Divorce Answered.com.au's founder knows first-hand the desire, challenges and how to change a child’s name. Rachael was and still is ...

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Your options for the money saved on legal fees by being proactive

Do you have a monthly budget for legal fees? Do you know how many hours this offers you with your lawyer each month? Separating can be an expensive time and learning to be more conservative with your finances ....

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Read this before deciding to cohabit as a divorced parent

It is more financially viable to have another adult in the home as you raise your children or as the children spend time with you. However, there are a number of items that need to be considered when you do plan for ....

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From Break-up to Boomerang

We hear so much about the ‘boomerang’ generation, the millennials who have to move home after living their lifestyle lavishly. However, what is being overlooked are the copious number of....

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My Single-Mother's Day

One of the pitfalls of celebrating Mother’s Day as a single parent is that there isn’t anyone else to go to that effort to recognise you as a mum and say a big “thanks.” How we empower our children to....

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To my Mum going through Separation

Australian statistics show that the vast majority of children live in the primary care of their mother. As a mother navigating separation, financial restraints may …

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How to stay involved as a spends-time-with parent

For one parent, divorce and separation means an uncertainty in how to be involved and stay involved in the lives of the children. According to the ABS, 3.1% of Australian families are headed by....

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