Separating couples can agree on how their finances are shared at the breakdown of a relationship or marriage in Perth Family Law by following this five-step process. An agreement can be documented in a Form 11 Application for Consent Orders. Final orders can be made to finish the financial relationship between each of you.
Costs for Legal Fees/Litigation Funding: If one party does not have sufficient funds to pay for necessary legal fees the court can make an order for the other party to make available funds for legal fees.
There are generally three kinds of contributions taken into account when sharing property in a de facto relationship or marriage, namely:
Non-Financial Contributions; and
Contributions to the Welfare of the Family.
A specific process is usually followed for the Family Court of Western Australia to make Orders for an alteration of property interests and subsequently to terminate the financial relationship.
One can potentially seek exclusive occupation of the former family home by filing an application in the Family Court of Western Australia.
For family law matters in Perth, Western Australia, the best interests of the child are paramount. Parents’ interests may take a backseat to those of the child. What might a court consider when determining what is in the best interests of a child?