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Congratulations Luisa!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Luisa Gaw has just been admitted to practice as a lawyer.  We are delighted to have her as part of our team at Saunders Family & Estate Lawyers!Read More

Office Closure

Our office will be closed on 25th April for the ANZAC Day public holiday and on Friday 26th April. We will re-open on Monday 29th April at 9.00 am.Read More

Is a testamentary trust right for you?

One of the most loving things that you can do for your family is make plans for what happens after you die. This is particularly important if you have children or vulnerable adults who depend on you financially. A testamentary trust might be the right tool to help you...Read More

Moving or Travelling with Children After Separation

Navigating the complexities of parenting arrangements after separation or divorce can be challenging, especially when it involves moving house or travelling with children. The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) serves as the foundation for addressing issues related to the care...Read More

Your family law matter – keep it off social media

Do you have a grudge with your ex? Think twice before airing it on social media! Social media is commonly referred to as modern day ‘Surveillance’ for family law matters. What you post on your social media accounts may be used against you to damage your credibility by...Read More

Christmas Office Closure

Our office will be closed from 12.00 pm Thursday 21 December 2023 and will re-open at 9.00 am on Monday 8 January 2024. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Saunders Family & Estate Lawyers!Read More

Melbourne Cup

Our office will be closed on Monday 6 November and Tuesday 7 November public holiday and re-open on Wednesday 8 November.Read More

FAQ on Estate Planning

While many people are unlikely to nominate estate planning aka “Thinking about what will happen to my assets when I die” as being on their “most wanted things to do” list in reality, this is something that should be on all our “must do” lists. Proactively planning for...Read More

Moving in together? Are we now in a de facto relationship?

Just because a couple is living together it does not automatically mean they are in a de facto relationship. There are many different factors in determining whether two people are living in a de facto relationship, such as whether they share bank accounts, are in a...Read More