Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
HHG Legal Group
The presumption taken by the courts is that every adult person (18+) has legal capacity to make their own decisions.
Swaab Attorneys
When parties separate, whether married or de facto, the same laws apply in relation to the division of their property.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Stacks Law Firm
It is important to know that a decree of nullity is relatively rare and does not dissolve a marriage like divorce does.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Succession Act 1981 (Qld) was amended to change the impact of de facto relationships on Wills and estate disputes.
Kott Gunning
A de-facto relationship is defined by section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) as a "marriage-like" relationship.
HHG Legal Group
The "Smacking Grandparents" case received a lot of attention and the grandparents received overwhelming public support.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
An Executor is appointed by a will maker to carry out the terms of a will, and that is generally when the role ends.
Focus Legal
Making a Will is not a once in a lifetime job, and should be reviewed regularly, particularly when major changes occur.
HHG Legal Group
In the Family Court, a case guardian can make decisions for a party who lacks legal capacity to manage their own affairs.
Stacks Law Firm
This article aims to help you understand the process after separation so you can focus on moving forward in your life.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
Preparing a will for your blended family is not straight-forward and depends on estate assets as well as family dynamics.
Bartier Perry
Ageing populations giving rise to an increasing number of blended families will drive up complexity in estate planning.
Carroll & O'Dea
The aim of a Will is to pass your assets on to those to whom you wish to benefit, so thorough preparation is essential.
Swaab Attorneys
Preparation before the first conference with your lawyer can ensure it is productive and provides the answers you need.
Swaab Attorneys
In Australia, you need the consent of the other parent, or an order of the Court to relocate overseas with your child.
Stacks Law Firm
If a binding financial agreement complies with the requirements of the Act, the court has no jurisdiction to adjust it.
Carroll & O'Dea
A Will is an essential part of estate planning, it is a part of the plan to provide for people who are important to you.
Swaab Attorneys
The court found that placing greater weight on the husband's contribution did not do justice to the wife's contribution.
Swaab Attorneys
If you want to apply for a divorce in Australia, either you or your spouse need to have some connection with Australia.
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Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
HHG Legal Group
The "Smacking Grandparents" case received a lot of attention and the grandparents received overwhelming public support.
Kott Gunning
A de-facto relationship is defined by section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) as a "marriage-like" relationship.
Stacks Law Firm
It is important to know that a decree of nullity is relatively rare and does not dissolve a marriage like divorce does.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Succession Act 1981 (Qld) was amended to change the impact of de facto relationships on Wills and estate disputes.
Swaab Attorneys
The court found that placing greater weight on the husband's contribution did not do justice to the wife's contribution.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
An Executor is appointed by a will maker to carry out the terms of a will, and that is generally when the role ends.
Carroll & O'Dea
This recent decision examines some of the potential tax liabilities that beneficiaries of an estate can be exposed to.
HHG Legal Group
The presumption taken by the courts is that every adult person (18+) has legal capacity to make their own decisions.
Swaab Attorneys
When parties separate, whether married or de facto, the same laws apply in relation to the division of their property.
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