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Day 9 - Home for the children | Twelve Days of Christmas - a Family Law Special

Tanya Lavan shares twelve tips in the countdown to Christmas, to help you through a tough time of year for those in a family law crisis

Home for the children

If you and your former partner want to keep your home for the children you may be able to. Outside the box options such as: one of you paying the mortgage instead of child support, one of you keeping all the superannuation and less of the property, or an agreement you both contribute and sell the home later can be achieved with a well drafted Financial Agreement.

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Tanya Lavan
Principal Solicitor - Family Law

Tanya heads up the firm's family law practice along with Daniel Myers. Originally from New Zealand, Tanya completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce and Administration before moving to Melbourne in 2007. Being able to practice in both jurisdictions has resulted in the conduct of a number of international relocation matters to New Zealand.

Tanya has focussed on Family Law sinc...

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