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How are non-financial contributions dealt with by the courts when a relationship comes to an end?

Filed under: Divorce, Separation, Financial Disputes, Family Law, Property Settlement, Asset Divison, Spousal Maintenance

When determining how property is to be dealt with when a relationship comes to an end, the law will look to the contributions of the parties that takes...

Dispelling some myths in relation to property entitlements after the end of a marriage

Filed under: Divorce, Property Settlement, Financial Disputes, Family Law

It’s never easy when a marriage comes to an end and beyond the emotional difficulties that individuals must face, there are also a number of additional...

An introduction to enforceable agreements before, during, and after a marriage

Filed under: Divorce, Separation, Property Settlement, Financial Disputes, Agreements, Family Law

The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) outlines the following type of enforceable agreements: caring for children; division of property; spousal...

When is the Right Time for a Family Law Property Settlement?

Filed under: Divorce, Property Settlement, Financial Disputes, Agreements, Family Law

RELATIONSHIPS can break down for a variety of reasons, and equally in as many various circumstances. A common situation is the "out of the blue" announcement...

An introduction to the laws relating to the of right of spousal maintenance after divorce

Filed under: Divorce, Property Settlement, Financial Disputes

Section 72 of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) allows one spouse in a party to a marriage to maintain the other in the event that the marriage has...

But I married into money...

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

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?

Filed under: Divorce, Financial Disputes, Agreements, Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements), Family Law

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...

It's a "no fault" system

Filed under: Divorce, Financial Disputes

There are many misconceptions about Family Law. Two common ones are that the family law process is a forum to air your grievances about the behaviour of...

Playing favourites: disputing the distribution of an estate

Filed under: Children, Property Settlement, Financial Disputes, Family Law

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has recently handed down two decisions regarding section 6 of the Family Provision Act 1972 (WA) (Act) where an...

Superannuation and Separation

Filed under: Separation, Financial Disputes, Superannuation

After separation one or both of the parties to the relationship may seek a property settlement. This will require consideration of your assets, liabilities,...

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