Why it is important to consider superannuation in a family law property settlement?

I will often meet with clients who will say to me “I don’t want to include superannuation in a property settlement” or “John worked hard for his superannuation, I don’t want to touch it”.  Usually in discussing this further with the client, I will discover that the client will not have given consideration to all … Read more

Why is a handshake deal not good enough? Formalising your property settlement

Unfortunately, over the years I have seen too many clients who have worked out an agreement regarding their financial/property settlement with their ex and “shook hands on the deal” or  perhaps they might have written out the agreement on a piece of paper and both signed it.  Then at a later date their ex reneges … Read more