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How does the Family Court deal with inheritances?

February 18, 2019


The law is quite clear – an inheritance received during the marriage or de-facto relationship and even after separation, is property the Family Court will include in the asset pool available for division.

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Supporting a local Youth Teeball team

February 13, 2019

Combined Teeball

Paterson & Dowding continues to support the community and is proud to sponsor the Paterson & Dowding Puma’s, a youth Teeball team playing as part of the Carine Cats Club.

When dealing with difficult situations, being both physically and mentally healthy is important and an outdoor team sport is a great way to help achieve this.

The staff and directors wish the Paterson & Dowding Puma’s every success in their sporting endeavours this season.

$395 Fixed Fee Initial Consults

January 29, 2019

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Fixed Fee Initial Consult for $395*

For appointments made between 1 and 28 February

*T&C apply

Parenting arrangements after a FIFO marriage breakup

January 21, 2019


FIFO is a way of life for many West Australian families, but it can take its toll on relationships. Physical distance between couples, the added responsibility on one partner who often has to assume the role of a single parent and the difficulties that couples experience in adjusting between weeks on and weeks off can all put a strain on a relationship and eventually cause marriages to break up.

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Free Seminar – Family Law Myth Busters

January 14, 2019

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Do you want to avoid a messy and costly divorce?

Join us at one of our free seminars in locations across the metropolitan area. To learn more click on the flyer below or to book your place visit http://www.eventbrite.com.au and search for ‘suburban’

Suburban Summer Series – Family law myth busters flyer

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