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Publications on this website are provided as a service to clients, colleagues, and others for general information only. This information is not designed to provide legal or other advice or create a lawyer-client relationship. You should not take, or refrain from taking action based on its content.

Law & Leadership Regional Conference

Last month, one of our Principal Solicitors, Richard Morris, had the pleasure of being a guest speaker at the Law & Leadership Regional Conference, hopefully providing local high school students with an insight into legal practice and all the differents forms that can take - thanks to Tom Zagami for hosting the event at St Columba Anglican School

MMS Briefs: I want to live with my partner but what about my assets?

Considerations Despite the best intentions not all relationships last forever. When a marriage or de facto relationship ends the parties are legally able to seek a property settlement (in other words dividing up the assets of the relationship that are owned separately and together by the parties including your superannuation.) With a property settlement all of the assets of each party whether acquired before or after the start of the relationship and whether jointly or individually owned, are included in the asset pool available for splitting. Superannuation is also included in the asset pool available for splitting, even the super earned before the start of the relationship. Also included

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