Divorce Property Settlement

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At the end of a relationship, it is necessary for you and your ex-partner to divide up your assets and financial resources.  Time limits do apply so it is important to start this process as soon as possible

What should the divorce property settlement include?

We are not married, what are my rights?

Since March 2009, property settlements for de facto and married couples are very similar, as de facto relationships are now covered by Commonwealth Law. You may be able to negotiate a property settlement with your former partner, but if an agreement cannot be reached, you may need to go to court.

A property settlement lawyer can help you negotiate a fair property settlement with your former partner. They can also represent you in court if an agreement cannot be reached.

Contact property settlement lawyers in Brisbane today to get started and today for further information.

How does the court decide who gets what?

The Court will consider a wide range of factors and issues when determining how the asset pool is to be divided. The Love Family property settlement lawyers can assist you to accurately identify and value the property of the relationship or marriage, your contributions to the relationship and any other relevant factors that the court will consider to ensure that you are awarded all that you are entitled to.

We have reached an agreement, what is the next step?

If you have reached an financial agreement after the divorce as to how your assets are to be divided, it is vital that you formally document the agreement in the form of Consent Orders or as a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA). This is to prevent people from changing their mind or failing to follow through with what was originally agreed. To find out more about the difference between a Binding Financial Agreement and a Consent Order, you can read about it here. Having your property settlement formally documented also has the benefit of no Stamp Duty being incurred in any transfer of property, which could save you thousands of dollars.

Our property settlement solicitors can advise you as to the appropriate form that your agreement should take and draft the agreement for you at a competitive price.

How much does a Property Settlement cost?

We provide Fixed Fees for Consent Orders and some less complex BFAs. Call us now to find out about our costs.

When two people decide to go their separate ways, the process of dividing up their property can be complicated. This is especially true if the couple has a large number of assets. In most cases, it’s best to seek the help of a property settlement lawyer.

Cannot reach a decision?

If you and your ex-partner are unable to come to an agreement you have the options of mediation or applying to the Court. It is important to get a good family lawyer to assist you in making the best decisions for you and your family. Call our office now to make an appointment to see one of our family lawyers on 07 3390 2344.

How can I protect my property?

Keep track of all assets and debts until financial arrangements after divorce are complete.  You may want to take photographs and other records.  In some circumstances, it is also possible to place a caveat on a property title.  A caveat is a warning to other people that you have an interest in the property and can help you protect that interest. Our property settlement solicitors can advise you if this is a step that you can take.

One of the main goals of property settlement is to protect each party’s assets. This can be done in a number of ways, including:

  • Establishing a prenuptial agreement
  • Creating a trust
  • Separating assets prior to divorce
  • Requesting that the court order specific property divisions

What are common property settlement issues?

Keep track of all assets and debts until financial arrangements after divorce are complete.  You may want to take photographs and other records.  In some circumstances, it is also possible to place a caveat on a property title.  A caveat is a warning to other people that you have an interest in the property and can help you protect that interest. Our property settlement solicitors can advise you if this is a step that you can take.

One of the main goals of property settlement is to protect each party’s assets. This can be done in a number of ways, including:

How Love Family Lawyers can help

Property settlement can be a difficult and stressful process, as you want to protect the property that’s rightfully yours. Love Family Lawyers can help by ensuring that the property settlement process is as smooth and stress-free as possible. We have a team of experienced family lawyers who can guide you through every step of the process – right after you contact us and all the way through to settlement.

Transparent Fixed Fees

At Love Family Lawyers, we believe in providing our clients with fixed fees so there are no surprises. We also have a team of experienced property settlement lawyers in Brisbane who will work diligently to get you the best possible outcome.

Payment Plans Available

If you’re looking for a property settlement lawyer, contact us today. We offer payment plans so you can get the help you need without breaking the bank.

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