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Strata Renewal – Collective Sales are Finally a Go!

On 30 November 2016, the Stata Schemes Development Act was amended to introduce a new framework for the renewal of strata schemes in NSW. The legislative reform introduced a number of steps that must be followed before a strata renewal plan for the ‘collective sale’ or ‘redevelopment’ of a strata scheme can be put into […]

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Binding Financial Agreement v Consent Order – What is best for you?

If you are married or in a de facto relationship, you can agree on how your property should be divided without attending a court hearing. This can be achieved by entering into a Binding Financial Agreement or a Consent Order. Binding Financial Agreements A Binding Financial Agreement is a binding legal agreement that can be […]

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Divorce – the “when”, the “how” and the “why”

To many people the word “divorce” conjures a plethora of different meanings. Often we are approached by clients asking for a “divorce” but referring instead to resolving finances after separating (a “property settlement”), parenting arrangements, or both. In the legal sense divorce is much more simple: it nullifies a marriage. This is an important step […]

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Location, location, location – can one parent move away with the children?

Moving away with children after separation – what to consider first Separation can trigger financial pressure for both parties to a relationship, and with the increasing costs of living a common question for separating parents is “Can I relocate with the children?” There may be numerous reasons why it is convenient for one parent, usually […]

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