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Priority Notices: Pros and Cons

Priority notices were introduced as part of the electronic conveyancing process in 2016. What are priority notices? Priority notices are forms of land dealings that are registered on title and temporarily act as a caveat would: they put third parties on notice that the priority notice holder intends to lodge a dealing on the title…

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New Social Media Legislation – ABC Breakfast Radio Interview with Manny Conditsis

Listen to an interview between Scott Levi of ABC radio and Manny Conditsis as he discusses proposed new legislation they will affect social media content.

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Time Limits For Property Settlement

Questions often arise as to how long after separation a person has to apply to the Family Courts to obtain property Orders. In the case of marriage, a person is able to commence proceedings before the Family Courts seeking property Orders for up to 12 months after the date of divorce. It is important to…

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Lottery Winnings After Separation – Who Gets the Money in Family Court Proceedings

Most people are surprised to learn that lottery wins acquired after separation can form part of the property pool available for distribution between them. If they have not already formalised a property settlement. Whether a lottery win is categorised as a joint contribution or sole contribution to the property pool is important. Practically speaking, if…

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Is Superannuation Property?

Yes. Although the Family Courts treat superannuation as a different class of property than other property such as houses, cars,motorbikes, savings and home contents (the Court refers to this type of property as cash assets). Because superannuation is something that you don’t have access to (unless of retirement age) people often tend to forget about…

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