December 2017

Spouses may now be liable for their ex’s unpaid taxes

December 19, 2017


The Family Court has the power to substitute one spouse for the other in relation to their outstanding tax liability with the ATO pursuant to section 90AE of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”). Read More

Gender Dysphoria in Children – Landmark decision of the Full Court of the Family Court

December 2, 2017

Gender Dysphoria

What is gender dysphoria as defined by Paterson & Dowding’s accredited family law specialist Lucy Thomas?

Gender dysphoria is when a person’s physical gender conflicts with the gender with which they identify. Read More

5 Main Ways to Handle a Separation

December 1, 2017


Separating from your partner can be complicated. There are various ways to manage the process. You should seek legal advice as early as possible. Read More