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How to Cope with Emotions in Family Law

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Partner at VRT Lawyers I have been in practice for 35 years and I have been a Family Law Specialist since 1993. I have seen it all and, as I say to my clients, I have seen Mother Theresa turn into the devil. This is not an…

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…