Category: Property Settlement
The Family Law Act imposes time limits for commencing proceedings in the Court for a property settlement.
When the Family Court is asked to determine a Family Law property settlement for a married or de facto couple, one of the issues that must be addressed is who...
In determining a financial settlement under the Family Law Act, it is necessary to calculate the net pool of assets as at the date of the settlement or the trial.
A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland illustrates the difficulties caused where parties have an incomplete property settlement at the time of death of one spouse.
When you have a Final Hearing (Trial) in the Family Court in regards to concluding your property settlement, there is risk of a delay between the last day of the...
Please click the link below to watch our video, 'How is a Family Law Property Settlement Calculated?'
Traditionally, property settlement Applications in the Family Court have been dealt with by reference to the following four step process:
The Family Law Act requires parties in dispute, whether re finances or children, to engage in pre-dispute steps before filing documents in Court and seeking to litigate the matter (see...
When you separate after a long relationship, whether it is a marriage or a defacto relationship, there is a great deal of anxiety and often confusion.