Seeking Assistance With Property Law Matters? Our Expert Property Lawyers In Geelong Are Ready To Guide You
Any party to a marriage, or to a de facto relationship of more than two years, or less than two years if there is a child of the relationship, or where one party has made a significant financial contribution can legally sever their financial relationship using the provisions of the Family Law Act 1975.
Mostly this takes place by way of an Application for Consent Orders and proposed Minutes of Consent Orders being submitted to the Court on your behalf following discussions and negotiation. Our team of experienced property lawyers in Geelong is here to assist you in navigating the complex provisions of the Family Law Act
To determine how the property of a relationship should be divided, all assets and liabilities are taken into consideration. Next, the financial and non-financial contributions of each party is considered, including those made before, during and after separation; the future needs of each of the parties is then considered taking into account a broad range of considerations including but not limited to the care of children under the age of 18 years, income, and health needs. Once these factors have been considered, any proposed property settlement must be “fair, just and equitable in all the circumstances”.
During your consultation with us, our experienced family lawyers in Geelong will provide you with a “range” – that is, an assessment as to what, in our view, the Court would like to consider fair, just and equitable in all the circumstances based on your instructions. Once we have provided you with this advice, we can talk you through the various options to finalise your matter. In most cases, agreement is reached via Consent Orders or a Binding Financial Agreement. If agreement is not reached, we can make arrangements for you to attend either a financial mediation or commence litigation – depending on the urgency of your matter and the nature of the dispute.
If you are looking for a property lawyer in Geelong get in touch with us today and benefit from our knowledgeable guidance and pragmatic approach to property settlements. With our team of skilled divorce lawyers in Geelong, we can also assist you with divorce proceedings, child support matters, and other related issues.
Contact our team of expert Geelong family lawyers now to schedule a consultation and let us assist you in achieving a fair and equitable resolution. Additionally, if you require assistance with estate planning, our estate lawyers and wills lawyers in Geelong are ready to provide you with the necessary expertise. As trusted attorneys in Geelong, we are dedicated to serving your legal needs with professionalism and integrity.
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