Your lawyer might have suggested to you that you and your former spouse or partner could apply for ‘consent orders’. Consent orders are orders made by a Court, but they are made with the consent … [Read more...] about What are ‘consent orders’ in family law matters?
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After you have worked out the asset pool and assessed the contributions made by each of you, the next step in the four step process is to consider the future needs of each person. Please see our … [Read more...] about Working out your future needs – the third step in a family law property division
After working out the asset pool, the next step in a family law property division is an assessment of the contributions made to the asset pool. Please see our blog about the asset pool … [Read more...] about What are ‘financial contributions’? The second step in a family law property division
The first step to a family law financial settlement is to work out the asset pool. The asset pool takes into account all sources of income, all assets and debts, superannuation and any financial … [Read more...] about What assets and debts are included in a family law financial settlement?
If you have separated from your spouse or defacto partner, you might receive a letter from their solicitor asking you to provide ‘disclosure’ or documents which evidence all of your income, assets, … [Read more...] about What does disclosure mean in family law matters?
When considering a division of property in a family law dispute, the Family Court of Australia generally adopts a four-step process: Step one: work out the asset pool. This means listing all of … [Read more...] about The four-step approach to family law financial settlements