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Property Settlements in the Family Court of Australia

You and your former partner have shared a life together. This may mean that together you have: shared assets and liabilities, such as property, savings accounts, credit cards and mortgages; made financial contributions towards the relationship, such as wages and salary or business profits; and made non-financial contributions, such as caring for children and homemaking […]

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Marriage equality is law: the change may unintentionally impact couples’ Wills and Financial Agreements

Wills Wills are generally invalidated upon marriage Section 12(1) of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) states that ‘a will is revoked by the marriage of a testator.’ That section applies unless the will has been drafted in contemplation of marriage to your significant other. If you are planning to get married as soon as legally

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