• Property received after separation

    How is property acquired after separation treated? As with many issues in family law, it depends on the circumstances.

  • Tips for a Maintenance Application

    To obtain spousal maintenance in Perth / Western Australia, we look to Section 72 of the Family Law Act 1975 (section 205ZC of the Family Court Act 1997 for de facto couples).

  • From the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ to Financial Agreements: Securing Australia’s Generational Wealth Transfer

    Demographically, Australia is experiencing significant intergenerational wealth transfers and will continue to do so for some time. 

  • 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.