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Divorce lawyers: how we avoid the “horribly aggressive lawyering”

We get it. The lawyer stereotype exists for a reason. We probably all know someone who has gone through a horrible divorce, which went on for years and their lawyer charged…

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Founder listed as a 2018 Australian Young Entrepreneur Awards FINALIST

Founder of Australia’s leading online family law firm, Siobhan Mullins, has been named as a finalist in the Business News Australia 2018 Australian Young Entrepreneur Awards. The Australian Young Entrepreneur…

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Top 7 mistakes to avoid when going through a divorce

Mistake #1 is rushing the separation or divorce. There needs to be a degree of acceptance by both you and your partner that the relationship is ending before embark on…

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What does it mean to ‘legally separate’?

The legal definition of ‘separation’ is essentially where a couple in a romantic relationship (being two people, whether the same or different sex) has been ‘brought to an end by…

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Do I need to tell anyone that we’ve separated? 

We think there is a lack of know-how when it comes to the practical information you need once you or your partner make the decision to separate on a final…

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Separate Together named as a Finalist in the Canberra Women in Business Awards

Canberra based online business, Separate Together, has been named as a finalist for the Innovation Business Award in this year’s Canberra Women in Business Awards. The firm specialises in working…

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Women in Law Finalist

Siobhan Mullins, Director of Separate Together, has been named as a finalist for the Lawyers Weekly Sole Practitioner of the Year category at the 2018 Women in Law Awards, one…

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Making The Pie Split Official 

When it comes to making your agreement about how you’ll split The Pie official, you’d be looking at doing this by way of Financial Consent Orders. The Consent Orders allow…

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Splitting The Pie: How to 

So, you’ve worked out The Pie—what’s available to be split between you and your partner, as well as how much things are worth or what’s owing on debts. The next…

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You’ve worked out The Pie. Now What? 

Having purchased The Pie, you now have an idea about all of the assets, debts and superannuation that you’re aware of and the values, as well as whether there are…

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