How To Avoid Property Settlement Problems After Divorce

Property settlement in a divorce is not something that should be treated lightly. Separating after a marriage or a divorce can be a daunting experience. To avoid additional stress at such a difficult time, some people make the mistake of not formalising how assets are to be divided. This can lead to a situation where, [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Financial & Property|Comments Off on How To Avoid Property Settlement Problems After Divorce

Stamp Duty On Property Transfer During Divorce Or Separation

As one of the best family lawyers in Melbourne, Glezer Lanteri & Associates take into account ‘hidden’ costs associated with a property settlement in divorce, including stamp duty, tax etc.  One of the questions we are frequently asked is: With the changes in stamp duty, will I have to pay stamp duty on transfer of [...]

By | June 25th, 2017|de facto separation, divorce, Financial & Property|Comments Off on Stamp Duty On Property Transfer During Divorce Or Separation

Inheritance In Divorce Settlements

While dealing with inheritance in divorce settlements in Australia, some questions that are frequently asked are: Can I keep any inheritance I receive? or Can I keep any inheritance I receive after divorce? or also What about future inheritances that I am likely to receive after divorce? It is quite common for people to obtain an inheritance [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|de facto separation, divorce, Financial & Property|Comments Off on Inheritance In Divorce Settlements

Taxation, Trust and Company Issues in Family Law

The manner in which people are structuring their finances is becoming increasingly more complex. Many assets available for distribution in a Family Law context are associated with Trusts and various entities. In addition to this, many officeholders including directors and appointors may be individuals who are not a party to the Family Law matter. This [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|divorce, Financial & Property, Taxation|Comments Off on Taxation, Trust and Company Issues in Family Law

Property And Financial Disputes (incl Asset Protection)

Property and Financial disputes during divorce and separation are common. A challenging consequence can be deciding how property and financial assets should be divided. Our experienced divorce and property lawyers advocate a practical and commercially sensible approach in resolving financial issues, taking into consideration each individual client’s aims, circumstances and priorities. Some practical issues to consider [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Financial & Property, Taxation|Comments Off on Property And Financial Disputes (incl Asset Protection)

Third Party Rights and Interests

Protecting third party rights and interests in a divorce can be a complex matter. If you are a third party with issues in family law caused by someone else's separation or divorce we can advise and represent you. Lets look at how these problems occur: A relationship break-down between a couple can have a ripple [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|divorce, Divorce Law, Financial & Property|Comments Off on Third Party Rights and Interests

Binding Financial Agreements (Including ‘pre-nuptial’ Agreements)

Many people prefer to avoid the stress of court proceedings, which can be daunting and time consuming. It is possible for a couple to avoid the court process for Financial issues by entering into Binding Financial Agreement. This can be done prior to a marriage/de facto relationship, (commonly known as a ‘pre-nup’) during a relationship, [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Agreements (Pre-Nuptial etc), Divorce Law, Financial & Property, Taxation|Comments Off on Binding Financial Agreements (Including ‘pre-nuptial’ Agreements)

Splitting Superannuation in Divorce

From a Family Law perspective, Superannuation is considered to be property which can be divided between a couple who have separated. This relates to all Superannuation Funds including accumulation funds, defined benefit funds and self-managed superannuation funds. Whilst not always the case, the usual procedure for splitting superannuation in divorce (particularly in long relationships) is [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|divorce, Divorce Law, Financial & Property|Comments Off on Splitting Superannuation in Divorce