financial contributions

Property Settlements: The “Four” Step Approach

The Full Court of the Family Court has adopted an approach which is applied during Court proceedings involving property matters.  Lawyers giving advice about reasonable outcomes in a property matter use this process as a guide to advise clients about what they are entitled to.

Inheritances and separation

The treatment of an inheritance can have a significant impact on negotiating a property settlement with a former partner.

Much depends on whether you have already received the inheritance or whether you are expecting to receive a future inheritance