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Legal support when times are tough

Legal Aid Queensland provides access to justice for disadvantaged Queenslanders in the areas of family, civil and criminal law – subject to means, merits, and guidelines tests. Shanahan Family Law is a Legal Aid Queensland partner and can assist with advising your eligibility for legal aid, submit an application on your behalf, help you with […]

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​Children’s care arrangements after separation

​Children’s care arrangements after separation Following a separation, parents do not have to go to court about the care arrangements for their children. As a matter of principle, we encourage our clients to reach an agreement if possible without the need to resort to the Family Law courts. One advantage in reaching an agreement is that […]

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Sunshine Coast divorce explained for de facto partners

Divorce explained for de facto partnersAre you going through a separation? Unlike married couples, de facto partners cannot apply for a divorce when their relationship breaks down. Their property affairs and arrangements for the future care of their children, however, may be finalised by agreement with the assistance of their legal advisors or, if necessary, through […]

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