Matrimonial Property Settlement – Is It Really Finalised?

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After a couple who separated reached an oral agreement about property settlement, the husband later lost his job and received a termination payment of more than $230,000 in addition to which his superannuation fund increased by around $480,000. When the wife sought to start property settlement proceedings in Court six years out of time, the…

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Can A Domestic Violence Victim Sue?

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The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported on a case in which a woman who endured a terrifying four-hour ordeal when attacked by her husband while she was preparing dinner, during which she was stripped naked, bound with electrical tape and slashed with a knife, received an award of $243,000 in damages.   Domestic Violence Survivors…

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