Financial Agreement

Financial Agreements vs. Wills: Which Takes Precedence in NSW?

18.07.24

Navigating the intricate intersection of family law, criminal law, and substance abuse demands care and empathy. It's a realm where the well-being of children is at stake, and expert guidance is essential. Our dedicated team of family law specialists at Ramsden Family Law understands the nuances of these challenging situations. Whether you're dealing with parenting disputes, family violence, or custody battles, we have the experience and expertise to support you. Our approach is rooted in empathy, recognising that personal and familial well-being are paramount. We're here to provide the legal support and guidance you need to protect your family's best interests during these trying times. If you're facing the complexities of family law in the context of substance abuse, take action today. Contact Ramsden Family Law, where we prioritise your family's future, ensuring it's in safe and capable hands. Read More.

Prenuptial Agreements

Asset Protection: Prenuptial Agreement in the Modern Marriage

10.07.24

In today's world, people often marry later in life, bringing their own assets into the relationship. Prenuptial agreements, or Binding Financial Agreements in Australia, help protect these assets, ensuring a clear framework for financial stability. These agreements, despite their stigma, offer transparency and reduce potential conflicts during separations. Ramsden Family Law Lawyer Natalie Stenzel delves into the evolving perceptions of prenuptial agreements in modern marriages and underscores their importance for asset protection and financial clarity. Read More.

Stamp Duty Exemptions

Understanding Stamp Duty Exemptions in Family Law Property Settlements

17.06.24

Navigating asset division during family law proceedings can often be a confusing and emotional time. Usually, properties are divided between the parties, leading to the transfer of property ownership interests. When a property is transferred due to the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, a stamp duty exemption may apply. In this article, we explore the complexities of stamp duty and the legal framework surrounding stamp duty exemptions in family law proceedings. Read More.

Disclosure

Unpacking the Complexity of Disclosure and Understanding its Legal Implications in Family Law Cases

09.04.24

Our team of dedicated family law specialists brings extensive experience to the table. We understand the nuances of family law cases involving divorce. We offer comprehensive legal support tailored to your specific situation. Whether you're dealing with property settlement issues. For spousal maintenance or estate planning, we have the expertise to guide you. Read More.

Online DIY BFA

The Pitfalls of Online DIY BFA Prenup Kits: Why You Need a Family Lawyer

12.03.24

In today's day and age, the Internet provides a wide range of resources for various needs, including legal issues. You can find DIY kits online for tasks such as creating Wills or writing contracts, which can appeal to being affordable and convenient. However, for complicated legal matters like Binding Financial Agreements (BFAs) in family law, depending solely on these kits can lead to severe problems and implications. This article discusses the risks of using online BFA kits and emphasises the necessity of getting help from an experienced family lawyer. Read More.

Grey Divorce

The Rise of Grey Divorce: Understanding the Complexity of Grey Divorce and its Legal Implications on Older Couples

28.02.24

Our team of dedicated family law specialists brings extensive experience to the table. We understand the nuances of family law cases involving divorce at an older age. We offer comprehensive legal support tailored to your specific situation. Whether you're dealing with property settlement issues. Spousal maintenance or estate planning, we have the expertise to guide you. Read More.

Oversharing on Social Media

The Impact of Oversharing on Social Media in Family Law Proceedings

22.02.24

Family law disputes are emotionally taxing for couples going through the separation process. Some may take to social media to share details and update their friends and family on their separation. However, with the introduction of s114P in the Family Law Act on May 1, 2024, this can become a criminal offence. In this article, Matthew Shepherd, Special Counsel at Ramsden Family Law, discusses the risks of social media in family law cases and offers alternative approaches. Read More.

Superannuation

Superannuation In Family Law Matters

17.08.23

As relationships evolve, asset division can become intricate, particularly when superannuation enters the picture. This element holds significant weight within family law property arrangements, subject to 'superannuation splitting.' Converting it into cash requires meeting specific eligibility criteria, frequently linked to retirement age or challenging circumstances. Adding to the complexity, self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) further complicate matters. In this article, we provide expert guidance through the realm of superannuation splitting, ensuring equity within the intricate landscape of family law. Read More.

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Decoding Cryptocurrency: Unravelling Its Impact on Family Law Settlements

08.06.23

Cryptocurrencies are a new form of digital asset that exists on the blockchain. It is stored using wallets using a unique address for each wallet. Cryptocurrency is considered property in relation to the Family Law Act. It must be disclosed as part of a party’s obligations to provide full and frank financial disclosure. Non-disclosure may lead to adverse inferences or potentially form the basis for setting aside Orders due to non-disclosure. Read More.