Part 2: Will our financial agreement be rejected?

In Part 1, we talked about the process of getting your financial agreement signed off on by the Court Registrar. Now, to talk about what the Registrar considers in order to sign off on an agreement. The law says that the division of assets, debts and superannuation after separation (formally called a ‘property settlement’) should be ‘just and equitable’—basically, […]

Am I entitled to a property settlement?

The said-lifelong commitment of marriage effectively ‘entitles’ you and your partner to a property settlement. Basically, the relevant law (being the Family Law Act 1975) says that a Court can change how you and your partner hold property if you’re married. What however, that means in terms of the outcome of dividing the assets of […]