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The passing of the Family Law Amendment (Western Australia De Facto Superannuation Splitting and Bankruptcy) Act 2020 (Cth) facilitates superannuation splitting for West Australian de facto couples by empowering the Family Court of Western Australia to make orders in relation to superannuation interests. Separated married couples and separated de facto

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The relationship is over and the time has come to talk about money. Unfortunately, your partner is being defensive and evasive about their assets and income. Your “spidey senses” are tingling and you know they’re hiding something. But what can you do about it? Duty of Disclosure A Family Law

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The Victorian Court of Appeal has recently handed down its decision in Wareham v Marsella [2020] VSCA 92 which has highlighted the need for trustees of SMSF’s to proceed cautiously when resolving to distribute a deceased member’s SMSF benefits in the absence of a valid binding death benefit nomination. This

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Not so Super Increasingly we are finding that superannuation is likely to be the most significant asset a person owns, often overtaking the family home as the most valuable asset that forms the bulk of a person’s estate after their death. However, many people are not aware that their superannuation

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Presently Western Australia de facto couples are the only couples in Australia who are unable to divide superannuation following the breakdown of a relationship. This is due to the Western Australian state government not referring their powers to the Commonwealth to legislate over non-married couples. This leaves some Western Australians

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