Consent Orders: A Must Read If You Have Separated

Consent Orders are almost always the best way to legally document a separation agreement. The purpose of this post is to provide you with information about the benefits of Consent Orders and the steps involved in obtaining them. What are Consent Orders? The Family Court encourages people to reach an agreement about family law matters arising from separation, including: – …

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What If I Can’t Afford A Family Lawyer?

Have you separated and are unsure about what to do next? Do you simply not have the funds readily accessible to pay for a family lawyer? Would you like to know about the different options that may be available to you? If you answered yes to any of the above, then this post is for you! At Martens Legal we…

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How do I Apply for Divorce?

“Hi, I am calling about a Divorce”. This is the most common statement that we hear from new family law enquiries. But, did you know that applying for Divorce is actually one of the last steps to be taken in a family law matter? In fact, there are a number of legal matters that a separated couple should complete before…

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Top 5 Tips To Protect Your Assets After Separation

TIP 1 – SEEK IMMEDIATE LEGAL ADVICE You should arrange to meet a family lawyer as soon as possible after separation. We recommend that you and your former partner each receive independent legal advice before trying to reach an agreement about how you will divide your assets. No, this isn’t us lawyers trying to make money off you; it is…

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