Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Binding financial agreements pursuant to Section 90B are not dead in the water - it is just that badly drafted ones are.
Holding Redlich
Marriage equality comes to NSW – the harmonisation of NSW Legislation to align with the amended Marriage Act 1961 (Cth)
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case regarding the effect of a prenuptial agreement signed on the eve of the wedding.
Kott Gunning
There may be changes to the WA system after the completion of the Australian Family Law system review in March 2019.
Di Rosa Lawyers
When two people separate and divide their assets, the Court considers all the contributions, including superannuation.
Di Rosa Lawyers
You may not know this, but your superannuation does not automatically form part of the assets under your will.
Watkins Tapsell
What to do and what not to do when separating eg. try mediation to resolve matters rather than going to court .
Coleman Greig Lawyers
For IVF pregnancies there is a presumption of parentage through marriage. This is not the case for surrogacy arrangements. .
Di Rosa Lawyers
A Binding Financial Agreement is an option for a person entering into a relationship, who wants to protect their wealth.
Di Rosa Lawyers
The most common breach of the executor's fiduciary duty is delaying in obtaining probate or administering the estate.
Di Rosa Lawyers
There are no absolute certainties in life, and it really is a question of reviewing your will and estate plan regularly.
Di Rosa Lawyers
Separating from your partner may not be a certainty, but it is a risk when it comes to your will and estate planning.
Di Rosa Lawyers
Foreign or concurrent wills are proven and validated simultaneously in accordance with laws of the different countries.
Di Rosa Lawyers
Assets in a family trust could be assets of the marriage or relationship in the context of a relationship breakdown.
HHG Legal Group
The government proposes a major overhaul of the administrative and structural aspects of the federal Family Court system.
Carroll & O'Dea
Powers of attorney are important in ensuring that you can be in control of your financial, legal, and personal affairs.
HHG Legal Group
If you are considering a new partner later in life, make sure you have your estate planning documentation in order.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The existence of a valid marriage is, from a court's perspective, proof that the parties share joint property interests.
Focus Legal
Most people are unaware of the complexities and time needed to administer a deceased estate and could find it a burden.
Stacks Law Firm
In Australia, divorce, property settlements and arrangements for children involve completely different court applications.
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case in which former spouse made a claim on the estate of her late ex-husband 25 years after separation.
Carroll & O'Dea
A family provision claim is where a party applies to the court for a portion or a larger portion of a deceased's estate.
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