Rare bipartisan support for new super splitting law

By Lloyd Skinner Single, older, and non-home owning women have been identified as being increasingly at risk of economic hardship including homelessness and poverty (Darab & Hartman, 2013). This problem is significantly caused by issues of family breakdown such as...

If it is not just and equitable, don’t bother. Are oral agreements enforceable in a family law property case?

By Lloyd Skinner Should you and your partner make an oral agreement regarding the separation of your property it is important to recognise how the family court regards informal agreements if your matter is litigated. Oral agreements are not legally binding, but if...

I am implicated in an inter-country family law litigation – how does this affect my property settlement?

As globalisation has made the world more interconnected, it is more common for couples to be married to an overseas resident or own property in several countries. This can convolute divorce settlements as family law legislation from other countries can stipulate...