Handy Hints (28) – Importance of updating your Will
If your former de-facto partner or spouse passes away after you commence property proceedings in the Family Court, in certain circumstances those proceedings can continue with the deceased party’s “personal legal representative” being substituted in to the place of the deceased in the proceedings.
Handy Hints (12) – Factoring in inheritance in family law proceedings
If you have received an inheritance late in the relationship or even after the relationship ends, but before your family law financial settlement, the inheritance is not automatically ‘excluded’ from the asset pool.
The pandemic, self-isolation, quarantine or lock down do not stop your Family Court matter progressing. So even though you may be cooped up at home, your obligation to provide relevant disclosure is an ongoing requirement.
Handy Hints (32) – What to do when your partner or spouse will not move out
If your partner or spouse will not move out of the home, and you cannot resolve this by way of dispute resolution, it is possible to seek an Order from the Court for occupation of the home to your partner or spouse’s exclusion.