At the end of a relationship, it is necessary to determine how to divide up your assets and financial resources. A property settlement is the term used to describe who gets what after the end of a marriage or de facto relationship. The Family Law Act 1975 covers matters relating to property settlements for married couples and de-facto couples).
“Property” covers such things as your home, investments properties, money in the bank, shares, cars, boats, business interests, household contents, and Superannuation.
Cairns Family Lawyers, Roberts lawyers handles all aspects of Family Law Property Settlements. We have the knowledge of how to resolve property issues in the context of your entire circumstances paying particular attention to relationships, finances and taxation.
We use every effort to resolve property matters through a negotiated settlement. Sometimes when parties can not agree it is necessary to issue proceedings in the Federal Magistrates Court or Family Court. We have the expertise to assist you in this process.
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