Family Provision Claims

In a previous article we discussed the case of Lodin and Lodin; the estate of Dr Mohamed Masood Lodin [2017] NSWSC 10.  In that matter at first instance the Judge awarded the divorced wife a sum of $750,000.00 from the estate of her former husband although the parties...

Parenting and Relocation Matters

In the recent case of Boyle and Zahur and Anor (No 2) [Family Court of Australia Full Court 263] the Full Court allowed the mother’s appeal against the previous decision and in so doing allowed the mother to relocate overseas with the parties two daughters who were...

Talk to your partner about money

Love and finances: Questions you should ask your partner about money   In a recent article on www.abc.net.au they asked do you talk to your partner about money?   The article points out that: According to Relationships Australia, a support service for families and...

Are Pre-nups dead?

Why all the fuss? The High Court recently handed down a judgment in the case of Kennedy v Thorne.  To cut a long story short, a younger woman met an older man on the internet, she said she wanted a nice life in Australia, he said he wanted to protect his assets for...