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Aylward Game Solicitors Launches Data Science-powered Law Service for Family Law

Articles Family Law September 14, 2017

Aylward Game Solicitors Launches Data Science-Powered Law Service for Family Law

Aylward Game, the Brisbane Law Firm that uses data science and artificial intelligence to help family law clients receive more efficient legal services, has launched a service that sets up meetings on behalf of family lawyers with the information identified as most pertinent to the case.

Family Law July 31, 2017

The Ugly Truth About Child Custody Dispute Resolution Finally Revealed

Child custody disputes fall under the Family Dispute Resolution umbrella (FDR) in Australian law. Family dispute resolution involves a host of services offered by legal entities and other organisations, which are designed towards helping separated couples resolve issues affecting them and their families. This section will uncover the truths behind the process of resolving child custody disputes.

Family Law January 6, 2017

Divorce as usual isn’t the only choice. Collaborative practice.

That’s correct. Divorce as usual isn’t the only choice any longer. Introducing collaborative practice. It produces solutions, not casualties. Too often, divorce becomes a declaration of war between the parties. You’ve seen the staggering losses in your self esteem, dignity, inner peace and well-being. When children are involved, you may feel the hurt deepest and […]

Articles Family Law November 28, 2016

7 Simple Hacks To Resolve Family Disputes Over The Holidays (Like A Divorce Lawyer)

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of togetherness and joy. However, since family members may not always get along, holiday family gatherings can bring out conflict, stress and tension.  If you are contemplating attending a potentially difficult holiday gathering, read on. Consider the following tips to make the holiday a peaceful one […]

Articles Family Law November 16, 2016

How To Find The Right Family Lawyer

Legal family matters may sometimes be simple, but finding the perfect lawyer might not. You may be at a loss, not knowing where to begin the search for legal assistance. By following a few simple guidelines, you can find the lawyer who is the right fit for both you and your case. Before contacting any lawyers, you must first identify the […]


Courts Family Law Litigation September 27, 2016

Is The Bar Marginalising Mediators?

Bar Marginalising Mediators This is the name of an article that appeared in The Australian’s Legal Affairs section on Friday 22 July 2016. Every Barrister when they start out, at least for a fleeting moment, aspire to the exalted rank of Silk. They yearn for those post-nominals, QC (Queens Counsel). Like the armed forces have […]

What Was Johnny Depp Thinking?

A messy split with Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as reported in ‘New Idea’, just fifteen (15) months after Marriage. Amber filed for Divorce on the grounds of irreconcilable differences and is seeking spousal support. As suggested in the article, ‘Johnny had no idea it was coming’. Johnny had no pre-nup in place. A bad […]

5 Common Family Law Myths

Our family lawyers chime in on their top 5 family law myths that you may not know about… A Couple need to live together for 6 months to qualify as a de facto relationship. We hear this one a lot, and we don’t know where it comes from! The Family Law Act says that in […]

Articles Family Law March 14, 2016

Explanations for Violent Behavior

The committee spent a good deal of time reviewing what is known about why people behave violently. Much has been written on this complex subject and it was clear to us that we should beware superficial explanations. Bearing in mind that the risk of violence depends on the interaction of a number of possible factors, […]

Have You Been Left Out Of A Will?

Don’t lose hope just yet! Your lawyer may be able to help by what is known as a Family Provision Claim to the Court. (Traditionally these claims were known as ‘Testator & Family Maintenance’ Claims). The well-known Bosch Lecture Theatre at Sydney University is a monument to this area of law. Mr Bosch donated all […]