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Nobody wants to go to court. At Testart Family Lawyers, we encourage all forms of alternative dispute resolution by our family lawyers in Malvern, Camberwell, Balwyn, Hawthorn & Melbourne.

What Are My Custody Rights?

WHAT ARE MY CUSTODY RIGHTS? A question I hear a lot asked of family lawyers is ‘what are my custody rights?’ Your children are important to you, and getting the best custody result is what we specialise in. Many people, especially fathers, believe that a 50/50...

Family Violence – Can I get an intervention order?

FAMILY VIOLENCE – CAN I GET AN INTERVENTION ORDER? Unfortunately, domestic violence often plays a big part in Family Law matters. Nothing is more important than the safety of you and your children. Therefore I am often asked ‘can I get an intervention order?’ The...

Do I need a family lawyer?

DO I NEED A FAMILY LAWYER? One of the most common questions I am asked is, when do I need a family lawyer? Nobody wants to spend extra money on legal bills. This is money that could be spent on you and your family. So if you’re getting a divorce or separating, you may...

Am I entitled to spousal maintenance (or alimony)?

AM I ENTITLED TO SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE (OR ALIMONY)? Many of my clients, especially women, ask me, ‘am I entitled to spousal maintenance (also known as alimony) if I get a divorce?’ The short answer is: ‘it depends.’ Unlike other jurisdictions, Australian Family Law...

Full and frank financial disclosure

FULL AND FRANK FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE. DO I HAVE TO TELL MY HUSBAND OR WIFE ABOUT THE MONEY IN THAT BANK ACCOUNT? Clients often ask me: ‘Do I have to tell my husband or wife about the money in that bank account? Even if they don’t know about it? Even if they don’t ask...