The gentle ways to co-parent amidst your separation

“When you harshly criticize your spouse, or ex-spouse in front of your children, you are attacking their DNA.” Gary Neuman Let’s talk the ‘gentle ways to co-parent in the midst of your separation’.  A marriage or partnership coming to a … Read More

You ended the relationship, and you’re grieving too

With every new year comes a pile of new questions:  Should I keep slogging away at a job I don’t love? Will my relationship bring me joy again?, and maybe,  Is it time for me to talk away from the … Read More

Should I stay or go: What children of divorce want you to know.

I’ve lost count of the times that my clients have said, “We should have separated years ago but I stayed for the kids” — only to find themselves eventually separating later. The other common question I am asked is, “Will … Read More

Understanding what a Property Settlement is?

What is a property settlement? A property settlement is the process of dividing the property pool and financial affairs between you and your ex after separation.  A property pool is the total value of the marriage assets, liabilities and financial … Read More

How to ease the grief of a breakup

What you’re feeling is grief — and how to overcome it Sadness, yearning, anger, guilt, forgetfulness, insomnia and even physical symptoms such as headaches, weakness in your muscles and a tightness in your chest — these are all known symptoms … Read More

Full & Frank Disclosure -“Show and Tell” not “Hide and Seek”

In any proceedings for financial settlement whether you are asking a Court to make an order for you, you are participating in an alternate dispute resolution process or you are trying to reach an amicable agreement between you and your … Read More

Dividing a business in a divorce: when you don’t love your work(mate) anymore

There are many success stories of couples building iconic companies in harmony. But, it doesn’t always work out that way and, in the midst of a divorce or separation, owning a business together isn’t easy.  The good news? You’ve managed … Read More

Is it the COVID-effect? Should you or shouldn’t you separate?

At the start of COVID-19 restrictions, relationship experts predicted that lockdown would result in a surge of breakups — and they appear to have been right.  According to support service, Relationships Australia, who released a survey on the effect of … Read More

How to Navigate a Divorce with a Newborn

“That old eighties terminology of a ‘broken family’ is completely outdated. Friend, you have fixed your family by taking this step” It takes a special kind of courage to end a relationship that you know isn’t working when you’re pregnant … Read More

A conversation with Michael Daniels, Founder and CEO of FAYR

Sadly marriage and relationship breakdown is on the rise. Statistically in Australia one in three marriages ends in divorce and 47.1% of those marriage breakdowns involve children. These statistics don’t include unmarried couples whose relationships have broken down. It is … Read More