Litigation Guardians in Family Law

Catilin McGrath Why a litigation guardian may be needed? Family law disputes come in all shapes in sizes. For instance, one marriage can be for a period of approximately forty years and another marriage for a period of eighteen months. Taking this into consideration, a party embroiled in a family law dispute may not have [...]

2022-05-16T02:57:12+00:00May 16th, 2022|

New Measure to Increase Transparency in Family Law Property Settlement Proceedings

Kristina Komadina  The Taxation Act 1953 was recently amended to allow litigants in current property settlement proceedings to request Superannuation information of their former spouse or de facto partner. The Superannuation Visibility measure provides better visibility over superannuation assets at the end of a relationship, when a party is not full and frank with their [...]

2022-05-09T04:19:34+00:00May 9th, 2022|

Real Estate: transferring and severing a joint tenancy

Jasmine Cario and Nicholas Kyriakoudes  Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common – What is the difference? Generally, an asset which is owned at the time of your death as “joint tenants” will not form part of your estate and therefore, will not distributed pursuant to the terms of your Will. Rather, the asset held as [...]

2022-05-03T23:52:45+00:00May 3rd, 2022|
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