Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements)

Binding financial agreements (also known as prenuptial agreements) can be created before, during or after a marriage or de facto relationship. It’s important to be aware that when binding financial agreements are created, that the agreement conforms to the provisions of the Family Law Act 1975 because valid agreements can oust the jurisdictions of the courts.

Binding financial agreements can cover property and maintenance issues and because the matters in which binding financial agreements deal with can be complex, it is essential that anyone considering creating a binding financial agreement consult a lawyer who can assist in forming an agreement that meets all of the legal requirements.


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But I married into money...

Date: 26 Aug 2016, Filed under: Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements), Family Law, Divorce, Property Settlement, Financial Disputes

In the recent case of Kaiser & Kaiser [2016] FCCA 1903, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia was called upon to consider the wife’s application for property...

Property Settlements between Spouses and Partners - Binding Financial Agreements or Consent Orders?

Date: 02 May 2016, Filed under: Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements), Family Law, Divorce, Financial Disputes, Agreements

A NUMBER of people are aware that they can resolve their property settlement by: a) filing documents with the Court, or b) signing a Financial Agr...

“Second bite of the cherry” – when are financial settlements really final?

Date: 08 Mar 2016, Filed under: Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements), Family Law, Divorce, Agreements

Most family law clients want certainty. When asked during their first meeting “why are you here?” or “what do you want to achieve?”, 90% of new clients...

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