Category: Family Law

Blended Families and Life Interests

Continuing the Blended Families Series, another way to protect your assets in blended families is the use of life interests. A life interest provides limited rights with respect of a property to a beneficiary for…

Do I need a Family Lawyer?

Not every separated couple engages family lawyers.  There are many reasons for this, but primarily this includes: The separated couple are amicable, and “lawyering up” sends a message almost akin to a declaration of war;…

Blended Families and Property Ownership

There are 6 million families in Australia[1]. Of these families: 90% with children consist of at least one child who is the natural or adopted child of both partners in the couple. 6% are step-families….

Josephine Sergi heads up new Family Law offering

Melbourne law firm Kalus Kenny Intelex is expanding its services to include Family Law with the appointment of Josephine Sergi. Josephine is joining KKI to head-up a new Family Law practice where she will combine…