July 1, 2023

Vexatious Litigant | Justice Family Lawyers

5 Key Things to Know About Dealing with a Vexatious Litigant

A vexatious litigant is a person who persistently initiates legal actions without reasonable grounds, often to harass or subdue an adversary. These litigants may abuse the legal system by pursuing meritless lawsuits, appealing decisions excessively, repetitively suing the same parties, or engaging in other activities to cause unnecessary delay or cost. The term “vexatious” suggests …

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Magellan List | Justice Family Lawyers

5 Essential Facts You Need to Know About Magellan List

The Magellan List is a specialised case management system used in the Family Court of Australia for dealing with cases that involve serious allegations of child abuse or family violence. Named after Ferdinand Magellan, the famous explorer, the Magellan List is designed to “explore” a direct route to resolving these complicated and often sensitive cases. The …

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Blended Family Wills | Justice Family Lawyers

5 Crucial Aspects of Blended Family Wills You Need to Know

Blended family wills refer to estate planning documents created by individuals with a “blended” family, meaning a family composed of a couple and their children from current and previous relationships. Blended family wills are crafted to ensure a fair and precise distribution of assets upon the death of the individuals. They need careful consideration due …

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