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The breakdown of a marriage can be an emotional and stressful time. That is why we will often take the reigns and guide clients through the divorce process, offering practical advice, assisting with various forms and if the matter requires, attending court on your behalf.

So when are you legally able to apply for a divorce?

You can apply for a Divorce after a separation period of 12 months. You can be separated but still live under the same roof. After the separation period you can apply to the court for a Divorce. It is also important to note that although you do not need the consent of both parties to file for a divorce, you must be able to show that satisfactory arrangements have been made for any children of the marriage that are under 18 years of age.

Although a relatively straightforward process from a legal standpoint, there are other issues you need to consider when applying for a divorce. If you Divorce you have 12 months to finalise your property settlement and will need to deal with various financial matters including your will and superannuation. Our team will take the time to understand your situation and ensure the process is as stress-free as possible.

Please feel free to contact the team at Nikolovski Lawyers on 4227 6833 – we’ll help you through it all with expert advice and service.