Family De Facto - Family Law Specialists Sydney

Family Law Appointment Checklist

To ensure a successful initial discussion we will help you prepare for the first interview with our family law specialist.

At Calvin Nelson we will ask for basic information at your initial appointment and it is our objective during this time to answer your pressing questions to reduce your anxiety and stress. 

There is no need to provide bundles of documents. Simply attend with points of information and your list of questions.

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Family Law Specialists Sydney

Prior to visiting a family law specialist you should prepare a list of the questions that you need to have answered. This will ensure important things are not missed.

At Calvin Nelson we will ask for basic information at your initial appointment and it is our objective during this time to answer your pressing questions to reduce your anxiety and stress.

To ensure a successful initial discussion you should prepare for the first interview with your family law specialist. The following is a checklist that will assist you:

  • The dates that your relationship began, married, and separated.
  • A list of your assets, liabilities, superannuation and any other financial resources.
  • Your income and occupation.
  • Your partner’s income and occupation.
  • Assets, liabilities or superannuation you each had when you first began to live together.
  • Assets, liabilities or superannuation at separation.
  • Assets, liabilities or superannuation today.
  • Details of inheritances, gifts, compensation and or redundancy payments.
  • Details as to how inheritances, gifts, compensation and or redundancy payments were spent.

There is no need to provide bundles of documents. Simply attend with points of information and your list of questions.

If you have parenting issues your information about your children should include:

  • Where the children are living, and with whom.
  • The time you spend with them since separation.
  • The time then other party spends with them since separation.
  • Any special needs/health.
  • Names, Ages- dates of birth.
  • Routines- extracurricular activities.
  • Schools.
  • Child support being received and or provided if not in money.
  • Your future parenting plans
  • The capacity of the other party to care for the welfare of the children
  • Domestic violence

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