June 2018

How does the Family Court deal with financial gifts?

June 29, 2018

The general rule is that in the absence of evidence to the contrary, the Court will regard a gift to a spouse made by a third party – usually a parent or relative, as a financial contribution made by that spouse, even though the gift may have benefited both spouses in Gosper and Gosper (1987). Read More

Welcome to our new Family Lawyers

June 18, 2018

Patricia Schrape and Ursula Stevens - Family and Divorce Lawyers

Paterson & Dowding are delighted to welcome two new staff to the team, Patricia Schrape and Ursula Stevens.

Patricia joins us as a lawyer. Read More

Start the new financial year with the right family advice – $350p/h Initial consultations

June 16, 2018

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Let us write the next chapter of your history with you. With the end of financial year approaching you may be thinking about managing your relationships in the year ahead. Read More