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5 Family Lawyer Tips on how to keep your break-up private

If you pick up almost any glossy magazine in any supermarket you will be bombarded with stories of celebrities, relationships and breakups.  Separation is never easy but living in a fishbowl can create even more tension and result in very messy divorces with private information available for friends and family and, in the worst case,

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Married at First Sight

 5 things the Contestants should have done if the marriages were “real” I’m sure most of you have seen the ads about the television series, “Married at First Sight”. Although the tv show was a “social experiment” and the marriages were not legal marriages, it raises an interesting question about things the contestants should have

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Wasting Marital Property prior to Court?

Most property disputes between spouses settle before going to court. For those cases that do not, the path through the Family Court system can sometimes take many months. What happens when a party to the case wastes or exhausts marital assets during the marriage or on the way to trial? As a general rule, the

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