Property settlements can be complex and when you add “gifts” and “inheritances” into the mix, it can make things even more complicated. As an accountant, you may find that your clients are confused about how a gift or inheritance will be treated in their property settlement. If you aren’t familiar with how gifts and inheritances […]READ MORE
When you are going through a separation or divorce, how financial assets will be split is a common query faced by our clients. In this article, we explore what happens to your superannuation when you divorce. How superannuation is treated in a divorce In divorce, superannuation is treated in a similar way to property. But […]READ MORE
What happens when a de facto relationship ends? What am I entitled to and is the other party entitled to half of my property?
If you, or someone you know, has been in a de facto relationship that has subsequently broken down it is important to know what this may mean for you. It is also important to be aware of some of misconceptions people often have about their entitlement or the way in which their matter will be […]READ MORE
For people working outside the law, there can be a big divide in opinion about how people perceive that lawyers spend their day versus what actually happens in practice. For those who are interested, this is how my day as a family lawyer “typically” transpires. I have put the word “typically” in quotation marks as […]READ MORE