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.

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After separation, an inheritance may be considered with the rest of the asset pool. The amount of the inheritance that a spouse or partner may be entitled to can depend on a variety of factors. If you received money as a gift or inheritance during your marriage or de facto relationship, the court will often … Read more

Separation and divorce can be a very stressful time for parents and their children. Child support in family law requires each parent to provide financial assistance to the other parent for the costs involved in caring for a child or children. Children have the right to proper financial support and a lifestyle that provides them with … Read more

Two approaches to sharing assets and liabilities that can be used in Perth Family Law matters are the global and “asset-by-asset” approaches. A combination of these approaches can be used. The global approach places the assets and liabilities in one asset pool and considers what percentage of that asset pool each person is entitled to. … Read more