Are assets during a divorce split 50/50?

Are assets during a divorce split 50/50?

It is commonly thought assets in divorce settlements are split 50/50 and we all have that friend or family member who is a pseudo family law expert swearing this is correct right?  Well, this is not true so tell your pseudo family law lawyer that Maspero Legal...
Who gets the frequent-flyer points during a divorce?

Who gets the frequent-flyer points during a divorce?

Whilst most divorce settlements involve splitting assets like houses, shares and superannuation, what happens with frequent flyer points? With the rise and rise of customer loyalty programs, it is common for frequent travellers to have hundreds of thousands of...
Top 10 family law questions answered

Top 10 family law questions answered

There are always lots of divorce and family law myths floating around out there and we often come across clients who get caught up believing or not believing them. As the law changes regularly, it is easy to get confused, especially when discussing your case with...
What are the requirements for a divorce?

What are the requirements for a divorce?

Step 1 – call your Divorce Lawyer! Step 2 – if you can’t do the above that is perfectly ok, we encourage you to read on. There are a number of steps and requirements for obtaining a divorce which can vary slightly depending on your circumstances. The good news is...
Spousal and De Facto maintenance explained

Spousal and De Facto maintenance explained

What is spousal maintenance? Spousal and de facto maintenance is a provision of the Family Law Act (1975), which allows you to file for financial support from your spouse or former spouse. This typically happens, if after separation or divorce, you’re unable to...
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