Family Law Blog
As with inheritances generally, if an interest in a Testamentary Trust is found to be an asset of a relationship, then it is subject to division in a family law matter. If an interest in a Testamentary Trust is instead found to be a financial resource, then it will not be subject to division, but again, it can result in the other assets being divided in the other party’s favour. RNG Lawyers examines the application of Testamentary Trusts in family law matters.
The family law sector is abuzz with talk about the newest High Court of Australia decision which delves into Part VIIA of the Family Law Act 1975 and examines the requirements for valid Binding Financial Agreements. RNG Lawyers Family Lawyers in Lilydale and Carlton review the latest BFA case.
I have just received an inheritance from my family, is my ex-spouse entitled to any of it? Inheritances are not a “protected category” in family law matters.This means that an inheritance received by one party will be considered by the Court in determining what is a “fair” division of assets.
Amanda has been practicing exclusively in Family Law since January 2014 and couldn’t imagine working in any other area of law. Amanda is passionate about providing care and sincerity to her client’s whilst guiding them through a complex and difficult time in their life. Amanda regularly appears in the Family Law Courts and is an effective advocate for her clients.