On 1 September 2021 the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia amalgamated to form one single court called the Federal
The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court considers a number of factors when deciding who gets what after separation. It is important to know that while you may not need to pay your ex any of your superannuation, it is considered to be a part of your joint property pool for division. Your property pool will also include any bank accounts, motor vehicles, property or shares held jointly with your ex or solely.
Capelin Law is always on the hunt for innovative new legal technology which can help us more efficiently manage the administrative side of our work. We have been working with FamilyProperty for a while now. It is an exciting new tool which streamlines the entire family property settlement process through one unique platform. It reduces the amount of time spent on administration, leaving more time to focus on achieving the right outcome for you and your family.
If you have just married, are having kids or just thinking about it, contemplating separation or recently divorced it’s important to understand what impact these and other significant life events can have on your will.