To leave or not to leave?

When couples separate, we are often asked whether leaving the family home will affect an eventual property settlement. After deciding to end a relationship, it often becomes hard to live under the same roof together and relationships can become strained, especially...

Who gets what?

How do Australian courts decide who gets what when a relationship breaks down? There are no laws stating that parties will divide their assets equally after separation, nor is there any established formula that gives one party or the other a certain percentage of the...