Category Archives: Family Law

  • Stephen has moved and started a New Firm

    Posted on July 4, 2014 at 8:45 am under Family Law category.

    Hi Everyone,   I recently left BM Law Solicitors and I have now formed my own Specialist Family Law Practice. I am trading as Maguire Barnes Family Lawyers Address: Suite 15, 1344 Gympie Road Aspley QLD 4034 Ph: (07) 3263 7400 Fax: (07) 3263 7500 Email: Stephen@maguirebarnes.com.au Website: www.maguirebarnes.com.au I am excited by this new […]

  • Consider the Children

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm under Family Law category.

    A number of years ago the Attorney-General released a DVD called “Consider the Children”. This was one of the most powerful videos( I am showing my age)I have ever seen as children are telling their side of the story when parents separate. It is very confronting and unfortunately, at times, I see this in my […]

  • Friend or Spouse?

    Posted on February 18, 2014 at 9:39 am under Family Law category.

    ?A recent NSW Supreme Court decision brings to light not only the importance of having a valid will, but also the effect that your relationship with others can have? should you die intestate (without a will). It should be noted that whilst New South Wales and Queensland law in regards to intestacy is similar, it […]

  • Safe Super

    Posted on February 11, 2014 at 10:42 am under Family Law category.

    Superannuation is an important aspect of every Australian worker`s financial situation, and often accounts for a fair amount of his or her individual wealth. Superannuation is not an estate asset however, and will not be dealt with by your will unless you have made specific provisions for your superannuation to be paid into your estate. […]

  • If There is a Copy of a Will, Is there a Way?

    Posted on January 24, 2014 at 11:57 am under Family Law category.

    If There is a Copy of a Will, Is there a Way? A will is an important and life changing document, not just for the testator but also for their family, friends, loved ones and business partners. A properly constructed will deals with the entirety of a person’s estate in a clear and concise manner, […]