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The Finances of Divorce

Separation proceedings are complicated, often with a lot of emotion weighing into agreements about asset division and financial transactions. As divorce lawyers in Perth we see every day how emotion can interfere with practical financial solutions. It is therefore our job to be in your corner fighting for what is fair and reasonable. Otherwise divorce […]

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Property and Financial Settlement

When a relationship breaks down there are a lot of loose ends. There’s living arrangements, child support and parenting arrangements, and of course the division of property and assets. Property and financial settlement lawyers in Perth can help separating couples negotiate the muddy waters of “who gets what”. Even the friendliest separations require a proper […]

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Who Gets What? Common Misconceptions

There are no universal rules for dividing assets after separation. In Australia the family law system is discretionary meaning despite what you may have read or heard it is not as simple as dividing property and financial assets 50/50. Property settlements aim to reflect what is fair for both parties. Reaching an agreement without the […]

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Binding Financial Agreements – Thorne v Kennedy Decision

A decision on binding financial agreements from the High Court of Australia in the case Thorne v Kennedy was handed down  on 8 November 2017. Concern has been expressed that this “means the end of Binding Financial Agreements – Binding Financial Agreements will no longer be enforced”. This is far from the case. Facts of […]

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Things to think about when preparing a Financial Agreement

A Financial Agreement is commonly known as a “prenuptial agreement”. Both de facto and married couples can enter into Financial Agreements either before they commence living together or get married, or afterwards. Financial Agreement can make provision for how the assets and financial resources of the parties will be dealt with during the relationship and […]

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