What does the law say about what I am ‘entitled’ to as part of a property settlement?

The law says that there is a four-step process to determining the appropriate division of assets, liabilities and superannuation when couples separate. And yes, superannuation is on the table! Step 1 is to identify all of the assets, liabilities and superannuation (“the property pool”). This includes everything in your sole name, your partner’s sole name, […]

Am I entitled to my partner’s superannuation?

Your entitlement to a property settlement is automatic if you are a married couple and if you are a de facto couple, if you satisfy one of the following: You and your partner have lived together for two years. You and your partner have a child together. One of you has made a ‘substantial contribution’ […]