Category: Property Settlement

Valuations in Family Law

Are you separated/divorced and entering into property settlement negotiations with your former partner? One of the first steps will be to determine the value of your assets, liabilities and any financial resources but what happens if you can’t agree on values?
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How to Negotiate a Fair Property Settlement Agreement

Negotiating a property settlement agreement is a significant step in moving forward after a separation or divorce. It's essential to approach the process with clarity, patience, and a focus on finding a fair and equitable solution.
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Social media during separation and divorce – tips and traps

Social media during separation and divorce – tips and traps

Using social media during a separation or divorce is totally fine - unless of course, you are posting about your ex-partner. It is important to understand that in Australia, using social media can have an impact on the outcomes of your separation and divorce.
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Consent Order or Financial Agreement?

Consent Orders or a Financial Agreement

Let’s assume you have reached a property settlement agreement with your ex-partner following your separation. The next step is to make your agreement legal and binding. It is important to get legal advice about your property settlement agreement and to make sure that the agreement is formalised.
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Negotiating a property settlement

Tips for negotiating a property settlement with your ex-partner

This article covers our top 9 tips to help you negotiate a property settlement with your ex-partner and agree on how to divide the assets of the relationship in a way that is fair and equitable to you both.
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What is disclosure in family law?

Duty of disclosure in family law

As separating couples navigate the family law system, they might hear the term “disclosure” referred to frequently by their lawyer or the Court. In this blog, we look at your duty of disclosure in family law.
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Our comprehensive overview of all the benefits related to an amicable separation from your former partner

The advantages of an amicable separation from your partner

When separating from your partner, there are many things you will be turning your mind to; like parenting arrangements if there are children, property settlement and spousal maintenance. Even if you agree on arrangements, it's still worthwhile formalising that agreement.
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Adjusting your property settlement for future needs is crucial in protecting your financial future.

Are my future needs considered in Family Law property settlements?

Negotiating and finalising the division of assets, commonly called property settlement, can happen at any time after separation. In this article, we will look at how the future needs of both parties are considered during property settlement negotiations.
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How are pets treated in family law disputes?

Pets in family law - property or parenting?

For most couples who separate, parenting arrangements and/or property settlements are at the forefront of their mind. But what happens to the family dog, cat or any other pet who was a member of the family unit?
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Amicable property settlement after separation

Top 5 tips for an amicable property settlement

After separation, whether married or in a de facto relationship, at some point you will need to finalise property settlement. Where you can negotiate an amicable, out-of-court settlement, it can save you a lot of time, frustration and money.
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Property settlement after separation

How are assets divided after separation or divorce?

After separation or divorce, couples will need to finalise a property settlement. In this blog, we will look at what is considered in negotiating a fair and equitable property settlement.
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