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Can My Inheritance be Claimed by My Ex-Partner?

Like most answers in law, the way the Family Court of Western Australia treats inheritance when determining a financial settlement is not “one size fits all” and will depend on the facts and circumstances of your case. In some cases the inheritance may be included as part of the overall asset pool of the parties […]

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The Importance of Estate Planning and Succession Planning

What is Estate Planning?  In its simplest form, Estate Planning and Succession Planning is about peace of mind. Involving much more than just a Will (although it is important to ensure your Will is updated and valid) an Estate Plan will manage many other factors relating to the transfer of your wealth after you pass […]

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The Finances of Divorce

Separation proceedings are complicated, often with a lot of emotion weighing into agreements about asset division and financial transactions. As divorce lawyers in Perth we see every day how emotion can interfere with practical financial solutions. It is therefore our job to be in your corner fighting for what is fair and reasonable. Otherwise divorce […]

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Property and Financial Settlement

When a relationship breaks down there are a lot of loose ends. There’s living arrangements, child support and parenting arrangements, and of course the division of property and assets. Property and financial settlement lawyers in Perth can help separating couples negotiate the muddy waters of “who gets what”. Even the friendliest separations require a proper […]

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Who Gets What? Common Misconceptions

There are no universal rules for dividing assets after separation. In Australia the family law system is discretionary meaning despite what you may have read or heard it is not as simple as dividing property and financial assets 50/50. Property settlements aim to reflect what is fair for both parties. Reaching an agreement without the […]

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