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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...

We’ve been ordered to sell the house, but we can’t!

Filed under: Divorce, Property Settlement, Family Law

As everyone in Western Australia knows, property prices have plummeted in recent years, particularly in regional communities reliant on the resources ...

De facto relationships and property settlement

Filed under: Property Settlement, Defacto Relationships

We here at FindLaw have often made reference to how complicated the law can be, and when you take into account how the laws may not be uniform across the...

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...

How is property divided after the end of a marriage?

Filed under: Divorce, Property Settlement

After children, perhaps the most pressing issue when a marriage comes to an end involves the division of property. The property the court is able to deal...

What process does the court take to ensure that a property settlement is just and equitable?

Filed under: Divorce, Separation, Property Settlement, Property, Family Law

When a marriage comes to an end, there are a number of matters that need to be considered, with one of the biggest issues related to how property is to...

The Need for Speed? – Post-Separation Settlement

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

As highlighted in my previous article “Why do I need a Family Lawyer?”, a failure to finalise your property settlement with your former spouse/partner...

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...

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