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Watch this short video about who we are!

Hear from Separate Together’s Director, Siobhan Mullins, who is an experienced Family Lawyer about us and what we do.

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Separate Together is a Finalist for the 2017 Legal Website Design Award!

Wow! So after our website being live for less than a month, our firm’s website has been nominated and is a finalist for the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Legal Website Design […]

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Why Court isn’t all that it is cracked up to be

I cannot recall an occasion where in my years of private practice as a family lawyer, a client has said to me that they want to go to Court without […]

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The ‘We’ Propositions and the ‘Reframe’

As a lawyer practicing solely in family law, I can tell you that one of the most important things that I consider to be influential and critical to discussions between […]

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Why We Don’t Like Going to Court

We don’t like going to Court because: We can see value in the other process options to assist couples to reach an agreement, that are faster and significantly cheaper and […]

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Why You Won’t Like Going to Court

You won’t like going to Court unnecessarily in order to reach an outcome with your partner, whether that be about dividing your assets and reaching an agreement in relation to […]

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What is a de facto relationship?

A person is in a de facto relationship with another person if they are firstly, not married to the other person and secondly they are not related and thirdly, the […]

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Why should we formalise our financial agreement?

There are three primary (financial) reasons why you should formalise the agreement that you reach with your partner about finances, and do so properly, in a legal way. If you’re […]

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Children. Minimise the Effects of Separation on Them

              It goes without saying that you and your partner would want the separation not to be your children’s defining childhood memory. There are ways that you […]

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Am I entitled to my partner’s superannuation?

Your entitlement to a property settlement is automatic if you are a married couple and if you are a de facto couple, if you satisfy one of the following: You […]

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