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Family Law: Fundamentals and Intersections with Commercial Law

On 4 May 2017, Debra Cherrie and I presented to a group of around 35 lawyers at Arnold Bloch Leibler on the fundamentals of family law financial matters, and how family law intersects with commercial law.

The topics covered included:

  • Fundamentals:
    • Spousal Maintenance
    • Declarations
    • Property Settlements
    • Requirement for Justice & Equity
    • What Constitutes Property under the Family Law Act 1975
    • Treatment of Trust Interests
    • Treatment of Potential Inheritances
    • When the Court Can Make Orders
    • De Facto Relationships
    • Ousting Jurisdiction
    • Valuation
  • Intersections with Commercial Law
    • Taxation and Duty
    • Corporate Issues
    • Trusts
    • Contractual and Equitable Principles
    • Inheritance Entitlements
    • Asset Planning
      • Financial Agreements
      • Orders in an Intact Marriage

Download the slides: Family Law: Fundamentals and Intersections with Commercial Law

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