Divorce

The First Gay Divorce In Australia

9 December 2017 was a historic day for Australian Family Law: same-sex marriage was legalised in Australia through the passing of the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017. Whilst many same-sex couples across Australia are busily planning their weddings under the new legislation, one Perth couple is set to become the first same-sex …

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People In This Career Have The Lowest Divorce Rate

If you don’t want to get divorced, then enrol yourself in actuary studies. Actuaries, whose job is to predict and manage risk and uncertainty, fittingly have the lowest divorce rate, at 17%. This was then followed by physical scientists, life scientists, clergy, and software developers. If you’re into pokie machines, sports bet or blackjack, you …

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26 Months In Court For A 19 Month Marriage

One Melbourne couple together spent over $225,000 over a 26-month period in Court disputing settlement of property from their 19-month long marriage. This recent 2017 case showcases how bitter disputes between exes can blow up in court and waste time, money and dignity for the parties involved. After a family law divorce, a former couple …

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Family Court Denies Jewish Man’s Request For Religious Divorce

Family Court of Australia refuses Jewish divorce plea application saying that granting a religious divorce would be unconstitutional. The Family Court of Australia preserved national secularism when an application by an Orthodox Jewish husband to force his wife to grant him a Jewish divorce, was refused.   The Orthodox Jewish husband’s request in the case …

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Serena Williams’ 75yr old father gets divorce from 38yr old wife

Richard Williams, tennis champs Serena and Venus Williams’ 75-year-old father, has filed for divorce from his 38-year-old wife. The tennis coach claims his wife of seven years is an alcoholic and stole his social security checks and transferred ownership of cars and a house to herself by forging his signature. Their 5-year-old son, Dylan, was left by …

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