Property Settlement

Bankruptcy and Family Law – My Ex Becomes Bankrupt?

Bankruptcy and Family Law: What Happens If My Ex Becomes Bankrupt?   If your ex becomes bankrupt, it is crucial to know how bankruptcy and family law intersect and what financial impact their bankruptcy will potentially have on you and your children. With many Australians currently finding themselves out of work, the incidence of people …

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Divorce, Property Division and The Erosion Principle

Divorce, Property Division and The Erosion Principle   If you are looking to get a divorce, you may have been advised that the erosion principle will play a role in how your property and assets are divided. While a divorce will legally end your marriage, it does not necessarily end disagreements about property division or …

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Discrete Property List Comes To Sydney

The Federal Circuit Court in Sydney has introduced the ‘Discrete Property List’ designed to streamline matters that are for financial orders only. The purpose of this is to promote a just resolution of disputes with minimum delay and expense. Previously, property cases have been listed before a judge of the Federal Circuit Court on the …

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What Is A Short Marriage Property Settlement?

Although a property settlement is a common occurrence, property settlement outcomes are never the same. A short marriage property settlement can be quite different from that of a long marriage. Marriages end at different times and in different places, and each short marriage has its own specific circumstances and individual aspects to take into consideration. …

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The Right To Stay In the Family Home After Separation

When Your Ex Won’t Move Out It is easy to think of separation as exactly that: a breakdown of the relationship and therefore a physical separation as one or both parties move out of what was once their family home. Sometimes, however, that matrimonial home becomes a battleground as ex-spouses decide to separate but then …

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