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Relationship property law

Relationship property law

Separating can be a difficult process. Our relationship property team can help to minimise the stress involved.

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Our role is to help you reach agreement with your partner about the division of your property assets, and this can happen before a legal relationship is formed or during that relationship. Entering such an agreement is the best way to be certain that your property division is a full and final settlement.

With our expertise we can help you understand the law in full and what it means for you, so you then have the power to negotiate the best possible deal.

In particular, we can help with:

  • Negotiating and drafting contracting out agreements
  • Negotiating and drafting settlement agreements after separation
  • All related property, commercial and trust transactions
  • Relationship property agreements required for estate planning purposes
  • Providing written opinions and advice about the relationship property legislation

Read our articles on relationship property law

Getting disclosure of relationship property after separation

Often the biggest hurdle in resolving relationship property matters after a separation is getting disclosure of the assets and liabilities. If your partner is not providing you with disclosure, you can seek discovery orders from the Court before substantive proceedings are commenced.

The Importance of Disclosure in Relationship Property Matters

Many clients wonder why they have to provide disclosure of their assets and liabilities when they are signing a separation agreement or contracting out agreement. This article explains why disclosure is so important and what could happen if this crucial step is overlooked.
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