Property settlements

Experienced Probate Lawyers for Property Settlement in Sydney

Maspero legal promise to bring 30 + years experience to your property settlement and will help you make the difficult step of putting it into action. Don’t let a partner drag things out any longer – we are here to help you achieve a fair share and to move forwards and onwards with your life as soon as possible.

Your partner shouldn’t make you wait in limbo for years thus dragging out a potential property settlement. This can create loads of problems such as rising house prices being a barrier to buying out your partner and prices being calculated at the time of separation. It is also important to note that de facto couples have the same rights as married couples, thus we recommend getting our legal expertise to make sure your share of the property settlement is fair and happens at the right time.

We are a renowned team of lawyers in Sydney and will make sure your property issues are resolved at the earliest possible opportunity. Ensuring you receive the right proportion of the assets that you deserve, our team of family lawyers in Sydney are well reputed and trusted by our wide range of clients. Our ability to foresee the movements of the opponent and devise optimal strategies accordingly make us highly sought after advocates.

The loss of a relationship, either through death or a relationship break down has always been a distressing time. Our property settlement lawyers in Sydney are well equipped to handle your case with all the time and care it requires, to make the process for you easier. So rest assured, we’ll work to see that you get your fair share.

 

Probate

 

Enforcing will property settlements

 

Probate refers to the process of identifying and formally settling the assets and liabilities of a deceased as part of their desire in their will. Resolving your deceased financial matters and wishes can appear really daunting, especially as it’s already a challenging time. Having a capable probate lawyer that understands what you’re going through can make all the difference in seeing everything gets settled seamlessly.

 

We can assist you with all matters in probate such as grant of probate, will disputes and succession planning. We also come with knowledge and experience in small business law.

 

Our probate lawyers come with over 15 years of experience with working with families in Sydney. So our lawyers for property settlement will know how to handle your matter with all the sensitivity and respect you need. We’re able to look after the matter for you, from start to finish.

 

If no will was left behind, our property settlement lawyers can provide you advice and guide you across that process as well. We will interpret the legal jargon for you in plain English while keeping you abreast of the matter. We will work to make sure everyone can get a fair settlement.

We aim at providing exceptional legal advice and suggestions to our esteemed clients. We make sure to explain all the legal permutations and combinations as well as alternatives that can help you before, during and after the property settlement process. Our extensive knowledge across family law makes us highly sought after property settlement lawyers in Sydney and beyond.

Even if you have already reached an agreement with your partner we strongly recommend you seek legal advice to ensure the agreement is likely to be accepted by a court. We come across clients all the time who go to Court unrepresented – only to have a Judge tell them to get legal advice as their agreement is not fair or reasonable. There are also strict time limits for certain types of property settlements being filed with a Court so if you wait too long, you can miss out altogether and may have to spend years fighting for a fair share of assets or worse you could end up with nothing.

 

Glossary

 

Consent order – A legal agreement made amiably by two separating partners (whether married or de facto) on the split of assets, performed through the court. Sometimes known as a more DIY solution. Can be completed without actually going to court.

 

Binding Financial Order (or Prenuptial agreement, or prenup) – These are also agreements made between couples, often done at the start of a relationship. Each party needs a lawyer to read through the contract and give them legal advice before it can be signed. They can be made at any stage of the relationship, but it is recommended to be done before entering into a union.

 

Property Settlement in Court– If the separation of assets cannot be settled amiably, the matter will need to go before the court. An application will only be accepted if you can show proof that you have tried to resolve the situation peacefully. 

 

Probate – Settling the finances and assets of a person after they have deceased.

 

Coming up with a property settlement that is fair is not only an extremely emotional task for all parties involved but is also a highly specialised area of law. There are many factors a court takes into consideration before signing off on property settlements such as assets and liabilities, future needs and contributions of reach partner over the course of the relationship. Other factors include the care arrangements of children, differences in incomes between parties now and in the future (earning capacity) and the age of parties.

 

Family law does not work on emotions and property settlements must be drafted in a very specific and logical way. There is a fine art to drafting a property settlement that will give you a fair share of the deal now and that will also protect you against future claims by your partner.

 

As well known advocates – Maspero Legal’s team of family lawyers in Sydney have mastered the art of property settlements, resolving disputes and helping you achieve a just and equitable deal. Our team of family lawyers makes sure to understand your case thoroughly and will provide you with suitable solutions and alternatives accordingly.

 

At Maspero Legal, there are a number of options we can provide you depending on your situation, which can help you and your Partner come to an amicable agreement without having to go to court. For example, we can prepare consent orders for both your property and children. A consent order is a property settlement that has been approved by a court and made into an official order. You don’t usually need to go to court for consent orders, we do that part for you. Also, when making the orders a Court makes them with a view of it being final so parties don’t need to come back to court in the future about that agreement. If the orders are not followed (breached) this can have serious consequences.

 

With many years’ experience drafting property settlements for a wide range of clients – be rest assured we will have your best interests on our side. No property settlement is ever the same so getting good legal advice from an experienced Family Lawyer is crucial to ensure you can move on with your life.

 

Available to meet you anywhere in Sydney – we work weekends and can provide payment plans for our services. Give us a call now on 02 8052 3322 for a free phone consultation about your matter.

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