Property Settlements – Are they really a 50-50 split?

Finding the facts in Family Law Property Settlements Going through a divorce is tough at the best of times. But it feels especially tough when you don’t know your rights, including whether your hard earned assets are going to be split completely, with half given to your spouse at the time of settlement. This concept […]

To Mediate or Not to Mediate?

How To Know If Mediation Is Right For Your Family Law Matter Going through separation can be a tough and emotional experience. And to add to that, it is costly too. Fees incurred during family law matters often appear to snowball and leave you largely out of pocket – even after your separation is finalised. […]

Why is having a Will important?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]A Will is a document which details how someone wishes their affairs and estate are distributed upon their death. If you do not have a legitimate Will or your Will does not meet formal requirements under the Succession Act 1981, then you may leave your family the expensive and […]

Protecting Inherited Assets Against Family Law Claims

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Jane’s only significant asset is her primary residence, which is a modest 2-bedroom apartment worth $800k. Jane leaves everything to Mary who is her only child. Mary has a job paying $120k p.a. and 2 children who are still in school.

Mary lives in a 3 bedroom townhouse, which she rents as she can’t yet afford to buy her own home…

Do Pre-nups really mean anything?

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Binding Financial Agreements “PRE-NUPS, POST-NUPS & DURING NUPS” Many have heard of the term “Pre-Nup Agreement” usually from American movies or sit-coms. The general impression is that it is an agreement made between people who are about to get married and one party wants to protect their assets as they have significantly greater assets than […]