201712.19
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What Factors Make You A De-Facto?

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Marriage is not everyone’s cup of tea and neither is divorce; but when you are not married and separation occurs, what happens? Although it is normally assumed that the parties would have been in a de-facto relationship, the Family Court must first establish whether or not the parties were indeed in a de-facto relationship in…

201712.18
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Judge Slams Family Law Costs: Why You Need Good Family Law Lawyers

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Family law lawyers have been in the media spotlight of late, thanks to a Family Law Court Judge who has blasted family law firms for gross overcharging. Justice Benjamin was quoted by the Sydney Morning Herald as criticising “win at all costs, concede little or nothing, chase every rabbit down every hole and hang the consequences approach…

201711.30
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Partner Lisa Ruggero Salerno Condemns Links Between Domestic Violence Charges and Suicide.

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By Lisa Salerno Reporters have recently reported in the newspapers a link between filing with police domestic allegations and suicide of perpetrators. This is a dangerous accusation and in no way should discourage victims of domestic violence to report such instances to Police. Domestic violence has far-reaching effects in any society. The education and awareness of…

201711.03
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Dealing With Children Through Separation

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno DEALING WITH CHILDREN THROUGH SEPARATION This week there was a great article by the Daily Telegraph’s Louise Roberts about the Stefanovic family. It shows a high profile couple having difficulties in dealing with their children through separation. It is difficult to deal with children when couples separate.  Each parent usually wants to…

201706.28
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6 Year Old Girl Gives Divorcing Mum Advice

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By Lisa Rugero Salerno, Accredited Family Law Specialist Even after 35 years of practising in Family Law, I was moved by this video.  Don’t let your Family Law dispute get to this stage! Either myself, Lisa Ruggero Salerno or Daniella Ruggero, both  Accredited Family Specialists can help you. Make an appointment for either at our…

201702.20
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Family Debts: What to Do When it Comes to Money & Family

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By Angelo Bistolaridis, Senior Solicitor at Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers Many Family law matters nowadays (and more often than not in family law matters involving divorce of couples a part of a southern European or Levantine ethnic community) involve some mention of a family debt. That is, a debt owed by a couple or one…

201702.20
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Angelo Bistolaridis Joins Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers Legal Team

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Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers is pleased to introduce you to the latest member of our expanding team, Angelo Bistolaridis. Angelo has joined us in 2017 as a Senior Solicitor and has extensive knowledge and expertise in Family Law and Litigation. Angelo says that he is looking forward to join a team that boasts two accredited Family…

201701.16
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Meditation as an Alternative to the Family Court

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If you are serious about separating from your spouse, your first stop should be an appointment with Lisa Ruggero-Salerno who can mediate between you and your spouse. As Lisa Ruggero-Salerno has 33 years’ experience as an Accredited Family Law Attorney and Solicitor, she has the skills and knowledge to help you both to try and…