When a marriage or legally-recognised relationship breaks down, it’s essential both parties seek legal advice early on, to ensure entitlements to property are recognised.
In these scenarios, once all assets are identified, divisions of ownership are decided upon on a case by case basis, taking into consideration a variety of factors such as:
- The contribution of each party to the welfare and finances of the family
- The current and future financial position of each party
- The length of the relationship
- The relative health and age of each party
Our team of legal specialists can assist you in each step of this complex process, navigating the numerous steps and representing you throughout negotiations, whether that be through mediation or within the courts. There are time limits on a de facto relationship claim