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An older couple who are about to have a second marriage, signing a Binding Financial Agreement.

The Use of a Financial Agreement in Estate Planning

A Binding Financial Agreement is an effective tool for protecting the wealth that both parties bring to a relationship. Financial Agreements, also sometimes called ‘pre-nuptial agreements’, are popular with people who are considering re-marrying with a new partner. However, financial agreements are also available to both married and de facto couples, before, during and after a relationship. […]

A young female guardian looking after an elderly lady

What Happens if VCAT Makes a Guardianship Order?

What is a Guardianship Order? A Guardianship Order is when a guardian (or administrator) is appointed to help manage the personal, legal or financial affairs of an adult with a disability. This may include assistance with accommodation, health care and access to services. In some cases, there may be more than one guardian (called ‘joint […]

infographic explaining difference between annulment and divorce

Annulment Vs Divorce – What’s The Difference?

Marriage annulment and divorce are completely different scenarios. Having the correct understanding of the legal terms is not only very important in but also may help navigating through the challenging circumstances.  Here are the terms explained. For more information check out our blog What’s the Difference Between Divorce and Marriage Annulment? or call us on  (03) 9762 […]