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Treatment of Capital Gains Tax

Treatment of Capital Gains Tax in Family Law Property Settlements. There can by many circumstances in which capital gains tax is considered or may be likely or may require contemplation when as part of a property settlement an investment asset is included in the asset pool to be distributed between the parties. Capital gains tax is not...
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Limitation Periods

When you suffer an injury arising as a result of a motor vehicle, work place or any other type of accident you have certain limitations and restrictions that are imposed upon you as to when you are able to issue proceedings. There are of course specific limitations in reach of the relevant legislation including for motor...
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Legal Fees and Property Settlement

How to treat legal costs in a property settlement can be a critical issue which can derail property negotiations and a cause for further anxiety. Ordinarily each party must pay their own legal costs. There are however provisions in the Family Law Act 1975 (as amended) that can give you an opportunity to seek...
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POST SEPARATION CONTRIBUTIONS

A property division in accordance with the Family Law Act 1974(the Act) requires the Court to assess the contributions of the parties both financially and non-financially to the acquisition improvement and maintenance of the matrimonial property. Ordinarily contribution to the property pool can only be maintained when the parties are together and physically making...
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