Divorce and De Facto Relationships

Divorce: Divorce refers to the official ending of a marriage. When a divorce order is made final, you can remarry. It is illegal to be married to more than one person at any time. The only requirement for a divorce is the ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of the marriage. This requires that the husband and wife have […]

FAMILY LAW AND PROPERTY

When separation is considered in a struggling relationship, it is natural for people to contemplate what they are likely to receive financially post-separation. In order to determine how assets are divided, the Family Law Act implements a procedure which consists of the following steps: ESTABLISHING A NET ASSET POOL OF THE PARTIES INVOLVED: To determine […]