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Self-managed super funds and property settlements

  • 16/09/2019

Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) are on the rise! Both in numbers and in value of assets held. We make the following general points regarding self-managed super funds and property settlements.…

Separation and super splitting | A case study

  • 14/09/2019

Upon the breakdown of a marriage or partnership, couples come to an agreement about how their superannuation will be split. Separation and super splitting give regard to various contributions and…

Estate Planning Family Law

Why is estate planning important in family law?

  • 18/07/2019

Every family law situation is unique, so it’s important to ensure your estate planning arrangements have considered your current marital or relationship status and your future wishes. Consider this scenario……

Sperm Donor

Sperm donor considered legal parent

  • 20/06/2019

Yesterday, the High Court handed down a judgement that a sperm donor from Newcastle NSW, known as *Robert, is a legal parent of a girl conceived from his genetic material.…

Parenting Matters

Parenting Matters FAQs

  • 05/06/2019

Here at Catherine Henry Lawyers, our experienced family law team are often asked a variety of questions related to parenting matters. In this blog post, we've complied a few of…

Tax Debt

Can I be liable for my ex’s tax debt?

  • 15/03/2019

This question was recently considered by the High Court of Australia in the case of Commissioner of Taxation v Tomaras [2018] HCA 62. It was confirmed that yes, the Court…

Guide To Family Law Mediation

A Guide to Family Law Mediation

  • 26/05/2018

Mediation is a great method of resolving a dispute in both parenting and property matters in family law.  Two of the biggest advantages of family law mediation are the time…

Review

A review into the family law system

  • 06/10/2017

In this year's budget, it was announced that the Family Law Act is to undergo major review.  The investigations into possible reforms were due to commence on 1 October. Over…

Property Settlement Process

How long will my property settlement take?

  • 21/08/2017

I am often asked "How long will my property settlement take?"  It is a difficult question to answer. In a typical family law property settlement, the matter usually proceeds as…

Online Family Law Resources

New online family law resources

  • 13/10/2016

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has recently added two online family law resources to its MoneySmart website. One resource is the Divorce and Separation financial checklist. It lists…

New Tax Impacts

New Tax Impacts Family Law Settlements

  • 27/09/2016

Why family law settlements in Australia must factor in the new foreign resident capital gains withholding tax This is a new and complicated area of law that will affect a…

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