Alan has worked in family law for over 20 years. He has been an Accredited Specialist in Family Law since 1997. In that time he has handled hundreds of cases dealing with financial issues (property settlement, spousal maintenance, child support) and parenting issues. He looks after people who have been married or in de facto relationships. Alan understands that separation is a very difficult time and that following separation people need to know where they stand and how best to move on with their life. He tries to help people come to an early, sensible resolution. If that is not possible he will look after the running of the court case to achieve the best outcome. Over the years Alan has given many seminars, both to the public and to accountants.
Outside of work Alan is involved with his church, cricket and trying to keep fit.
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If like Prince, you die without having made a Will, who will your Estate go to?
It is surprisingly not uncommon that many celebrities worth millions die without a Will.
Soon after the death of music superstar, Prince, who died on 21 April 2016, his sister, Tyka Nelson, claimed the musician died in...
Serving on a jury is a new experience for most people. Whilst some people see it as an honour, others wish to avoid duty at all costs. The following is a guide of frequently asked questions relating to jury service.
Selection and Eligibility
Roles and Functions
Nature of a Criminal Trial
Role of Judge...
Applying for a reconsideration of Comcare's decision to decline liability for your claim from Turnbull Hill Lawyers
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What is a prenup? (Prenuptial Agreement) from Turnbull Hill Lawyers
An introduction to Prenuptial Agreements (Prenups)
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What is self-defence?
Under NSW law a person is not responsible for a criminal offence if the person carries out the conduct constituting the offence in self-defence.
It will be "self-defence" if at the time the conduct occurred:
the accused believed that the conduct was necessary in order to defend himself or hersel...