Family Law & Property Settlements Intensive
Start time 24 Jun 2021 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 24 Jun 2021 12:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
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Catering Not included
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code I21019
CPD Points:

Substantive Law: 3.0
(includes GST)

Family Law & Property Settlements Intensive

24 Jun 2021 9:00am - 24 Jun 2021 12:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

Depletion of the Asset Pool Post Separation - Dissipating Assets, Premature Distributions and Property Settlements 

This session will guide you through the steps you need to take to ensure your client’s assets are protected post separation in order to safeguard against property that may be disposed of without consent. This session will also discuss the court’s approach to premature distributions and dissipating assets and will cover cases of significance.

This session will cover:

  • Advising your client immediately post separation and the warning signs to look out for;
  • How are depleted assets dealt with in property settlements;
  • Premature Distributions - How courts deal with a party dissipating or disposing of assets;
  • “Add back” cases of significance;
  • Post separation debts
  • Wastage / Legal fees
  • Injunctions.

Presented by: Daniel Kaufman, Special Counsel, Family & Relationship Law, Lander & Rogers

Short Relationships and Property Division 

This session will discuss significant cases including reference to:

  • What constitutes a short relationship?
  • Division of property in short relationships-how to calculate;
  • Significant increase of property value during a short relationship – which party benefits?
  • Cases of significance.

Presented by: Kate Trajcevski, Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Coote Family Lawyers

Shadow Experts in Property and Financial Settlements 

This session will ensure that you are confident about when, where and why you should use a shadow expert in property and financial proceedings (including reference to the Evidence Act), to confirm the relevance and validity of expert evidence. Make sure you know the rules, evidence and procedure to ensure your reports are compliant, qualified and admissible. 

Presented by: Gary Yan, Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Coote Family Lawyers - Recommended Family & Divorce Lawyers 2021 – Doyle’s Guide