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Expert Property Settlement Family Lawyers In Divorce or Separation

Following the breakdown of a relationship, the division of assets and financial interests is critically important to your financial future.

Dealing with the complexities of property settlement is stressful but the consequences of not doing it properly can have an impact on the rest of your life.

It is important to obtain professional legal advice about property issues as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights and interests are protected. You don’t need to wait until you are separated to seek legal advice and commence this process. At King & York Lawyers we have a team of expert property settlement family lawyers that offer a free, no-obligation consultation, and will guide you through the options available to you, making you aware of your entitlements and giving you a clear idea of the applicable costs.

Our expert Property Settlement Family Lawyers are able to assess each individual situation to determine the most effective way to maximise your settlement. Our advice and services cover all financial matters and issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship, including the division of all assets and liabilities, spousal maintenance payments, superannuation splitting orders and Binding Child Support Agreements. We handle cases that involve simple asset division through to complicated cases involving large property portfolios, investments, companies, trusts and offshore accounts.

Property Settlement Agreements in Divorce or Separation matters

If an agreement is reached, these financial arrangements can be formalised and secured by way of Consent Orders, a Binding Financial Agreement or both, depending on the circumstances and the settlement reached. We can prepare the terms of settlement and ensure your interests are protected. In advising our clients as to their entitlements, our Property Settlement Family Lawyers apply the steps that would be taken by the Court pursuant to the Family Law Act in determining a suitable division of the matrimonial assets.
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FAQ's Related To Property Settlement Matters

When can I apply to the court for a property settlement or resolve my financial matter?

You can resolve your financial affairs or commence a property settlement at any time. However, there are time limits that apply depending on whether you were married or in a de facto relationship.

If you were married: the time limit is one year after a divorce order takes effect. You must be separated for a period of 12 months before applying for a divorce, which means there is a minimum period of two years before the limitation date.

If you were in a de facto relationship: The time limit for filing an application is two years after separation. Therefore, the date of separation is more important when a de facto relationship breaks down and begs the question:

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