Superannuation in a property settlement

Superannuation in a property settlement

Reading Time: 2 minutesAt the end of a marriage or de-facto relationship, the joint property of the parties will be divided through property settlement. Focus tends to be placed on the division of the house, bank savings, and any vehicles. Superannuation is a...
Child Support Entitlements

Child Support Entitlements

Reading Time: 2 minutes Providing for a child remains the joint responsibility of parents after a separation. The Child Support Scheme makes sure that parents contribute fairly to the costs of raising their children. You can seek child support payment from your former...
Property Settlements and Separation

Property Settlements and Separation

Reading Time: 2 minutes After separation, parties will usually need to arrange a division of their property. Depending on the circumstances, parties may either:   – agree how property should be divided without the involvement of the Courts;   – apply to...
Gifts and Loans in Family Law Matters

Gifts and Loans in Family Law Matters

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are contemplating loaning money to friends or family members in a relationship, you should be aware that you might not get full repayment of your loan if those friends or family members separate from their spouses or partners. When...
Binding Child Support Agreements

Binding Child Support Agreements

Reading Time: 2 minutes Binding Child Support Agreements allow separating parents to make binding financial agreements about child support. Creating a Binding Child Support Agreement allows parents to choose how child support will be paid without the need for...