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Superannuation in Family Law
In Western Australia, how your and your ex-partner’s superannuation will be treated in the event of separation depends on one key point – whether or not you are or have been married. If you are (or have been) married, superannuation is treated as property. Separated married couples may therefore splitRead more
How do you object to a Trustee’s Superannuation Death Benefit decision?
Have you recently lost a loved one and received notice that their superannuation death benefit is to be paid to one or more dependants or their estate? Do you disagree with this decision? When a member of a superannuation fund dies, their superannuation death benefits do not automatically form partRead more
Conservatorship and #FreeBritney – What do our laws say about this in Australia?
On 23 June 2021, Britney Spears appeared in a Los Angeles Court and spoke about her conservatorship. This conservatorship has allowed Britney’s father to manage her personal and financial affairs since 2008. On 30 June 2021, the court denied Britney’s request to have her father removed as conservator. A keyRead more