How are assets divided in a divorce?

When contemplating a divorce or separation, most people assume that their assets will be divided equally. However, at law, there is no 50-50 split rule, and the Court will look at many factors in determining how the marital assets of a couple will be divided. The way...

How does marriage or divorce affect my Will?

Marriage, separation, and divorce all have different effects on your Will. New studies show that many Australians are unaware that their Will becomes invalid upon marriage. This may not cause many problems for a first-time marriage, however, if there are other people...

New law to improve superannuation visibility in a divorce

Superannuation is often the most significant asset in the property pool of separated couples. Research shows that approximately 42% of women nearing retirement have lower superannuation balances than men. Furthermore, approximately 60% of women suffer some form of...