Tag: separation

An inheritance after separation can be added to asset pool

28-November-2017 Family Law By Simone Green

When couples separate, they frequently need to attend Court to have the division of their assets decided by a judge. Since it can take a long time to progress through the Courts to a hearing, it is common for the asset pool’s value to change...

Does a short relationship make any difference in a property settlement decision?

10-March-2017 Family Law By Simone Green

Generally speaking, Family Law considers a relationship as ‘short’ if lasts less than five years. As with every property matter, however, the distribution of assets, superannuation and liabilities depends on the individual circumstances of the...