October 2018

Who pays the bills after separation

October 31, 2018

Spousal Maintenance and Divorce Spousal Support

Who pays the bills after separation, but before property settlement is finalised?

In the absence of Family Court orders, the usual contractual and property laws apply. Read More

Family Lawyers Support Pink Ribbon

October 29, 2018

Pink Ribbon Morning tea

The Directors and staff at Paterson & Dowding enjoyed a wonderful pink themed morning tea last week to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Read More

WA de facto couples to be able to split super on separation

October 25, 2018

Nest egg

Paterson & Dowding welcomes this announcement from the Honourable Attorney-General’s Department. The ability of separated Western Australian de facto couples to split super is well overdue. Read More

Welcome to Marnie Parkinson

October 23, 2018

Paterson & Dowding are delighted to welcome Marnie Parkinson to the team.

Marnie joins us as a Senior Associate. She has extensive experience working with native title claims groups, prescribed corporate bodies and native title representative bodies. Read More

Family Lawyers supporting WA children in need

October 3, 2018

PCYC Donations 2018

At Paterson & Dowding we are committed to working with those in the community who require a helping hand. During Child Protection Week in September, we invited our staff to donate some items to assist the Parkerville Children and Youth Care put some welcome packs and school packs together for children in WA they work with. Read More