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Annulment vs. Divorce, what’s the Difference?

Not all marriages can be annulled, even though annulment and divorce end a marriage. To have your marriage annulled, you must meet your state’s (sometimes stringent) standards. Here’s a rundown of the difference between Annulment and Divorce, as well as the relationship between them and divorce. Annulment vs divorce: What’s the main difference? An annulment

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How to Cancel an Intervention Order

An intervention order carries a lot of consequences, whether you are the protected person or the respondent.  It has family and personal ramifications that may be too burdensome for any of the parties involved. It may also affect any gun licenses that you have. You may need to contact the other party for an important matter

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Family Violence Lawyers Melbourne
News & Current Affairs
Shane McClure

Family Violence Amidst COVID-19

With new active Covid 19 cases, orders to stay home are once again implemented an ongoing. We all know that it is best to follow orders, limit activity and stay home. However, as families cope with the pandemic, a new public health risk is on the rise: family violence.  Reports show that the frequency of

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During Mediation - Parenting Arrangements
Family Law Parenting
Shane McClure

3 Things to Avoid During Mediation – Parenting Arrangements

During Mediation – Parenting Arrangements and During a divorce, one of the hardest parts will be deciding what to do with your children.  Fighting over your children has the ability to turn genuinely caring parents into strangers at war.  You and your ex need to remember that children are not pieces of furniture to be won.

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separation or divorce mediator
Emotions
Shane McClure

Tips For Managing Your Emotions When Your Ex Is Moving On

Help! My ex has a new partner.  It’s easy to become Emotions When Your Ex Is Moving On you hear that your ex is dating someone new. Especially if you have recently gone through a separation or divorce. If you are currently dealing with this or you are worried about how you will react when

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lawyer character reference for court
Court Appearances
Shane McClure

Character Reference for court

Have you been charged by the Police and are now going to the criminal court for sentencing? You may need a good character reference.  Whether it is for a criminal or traffic offence, it is best to prepare a number of character letters to the court during sentencing. A well prepared reference from the right

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Divorce
Divorce
Shane McClure

A Quick Guide to Divorce

If you believe your marriage may end in divorce or perhaps you and your partner have discussed it, you may be overwhelmed and unsure where to begin.  I hope that this blog post will give you some guidance, insight and clarity when embarking down the road to divorce.   You are not alone Before we jump

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Parenting Orders and Coronavirus COVID-19
Family Law
Shane McClure

Parenting Orders and Coronavirus COVID-19

Parenting Orders and Coronavirus COVID-19, Unless you are living under a rock you will no doubt have heard about Coronavirus COVID-19 and will have been affected by it, in one way or another. One group who are feeling the effects are parents, with a number of schools and childcare centres closed, and children being forced

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Wills, Powers Of Attorney, Estate Planning And Coronavirus COVID-19.
News & Current Affairs
Shane McClure

Wills, Powers Of Attorney, Estate Planning And Coronavirus COVID-19.

Many around the world are currently dealing with the health and financial effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. As in many past emergency and life-changing situations, our thoughts start to drill down, deep into our future wellbeing, and that of our loved ones more than ever. I write this blog now to provide some reassurance

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