Division of property under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976
In the event of separation or death, the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 will apply to the division of property. Generally...Read More
FactsJames and Anna have been married for four years.They are saving for a deposit on a house. Currently, they have $70,000 savings in their joint account.Anna’s father dies and leaves her an...Read More
What is a Contracting Out Agreement?
Section 21 of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 enables couples to contract out of the Act and enter into their own private agreement to determine the...Read More
"In March this year, the High Court also ditched the 50-50 principle in a case involving a man in his 60s and a woman in her late 40s who had a four-year de facto relationship. He owned the house...Read More