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Posted on 18 May 2020

Death of a spouse or De Facto partner – Final distribution of property

When married couples or de facto couples separate typically the question of distributing property between them arises. In some cases parties can reach agreement about such distribution but failing agreement parties are likely to…

Posted on 4 Jul 2009

Family Law Act now covers parties in de facto relationship

The Family Law Act has been amended to provide that parties in de facto relationships, whether heterosexual or same sex, who separate after 1 March 2009, will have their property and maintenance matters dealt…