Financial Separation Agreements and Why You Wouldn’t Do One

Those free, downloadable online ‘Separation Agreements’ or templates claiming to be ‘Binding Financial Separation Agreements’ should be avoided. Those documents, which might be called a’ Separation Agreement’ or ‘Deed of Separation’, do not comply with the requirements under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), which is the relevant law that applies to largely all separated couples in Australia (excluding […]

Child Support Agreements – the Advantages & Disadvantages to You

Why would you formalise what you’ve agreed with your partner about child support? There are advantages and disadvantages to formalising what you’ve agreed with your partner about future financial support for your child(ren). In this blog, our comments are limited to a Binding Child Support Agreement (“BCSA”). In entering into a BCSA, you and your […]