Splitting The Pie: How to 

So, you’ve worked out The Pie—what’s available to be split between you and your partner, as well as how much things are worth or what’s owing on debts. The next step is to split The Pie.  If I can suggest, Step 1 is to start by going through The Pie to work out what’s agreed. […]

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, […]

‘Christmas in July’ and Separation: What do they have to do with one another?

There seems to be a lot of ‘Christmas in July’ themed parties, events and advertising gigs on this month. You’re probably wondering though, what does that have to do with separation and divorce? Well, a few things: Typically, couples take between three to six months (or potentially longer) to reach an agreement after separation about care arrangements […]