|Start time||29 May 2019 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||29 May 2019 12:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne|
|Speaker||See full program details|
|Catering||Includes morning tea and refreshments|
|Designed for||Legal practitioners|
Family Law Tax Intensive
Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne
The division and disposal of real property and other assets, and the distribution of income, as part of family law proceedings or other arrangements can result in adverse taxation implications if due care is not taken. Every well rounded family lawyer needs this knowledge in their toolkit.
Although family lawyers are not financial advisers and cannot provide financial advice to clients, settlement agreements must still be drafted in a way that best minimises tax implications for all parties.
It is imperative that family lawyers have a basic grasp of the essential taxation concepts required, in order to negotiate the best outcome, while minimising financial risk for their clients. This may also minimise risk of a claim of failing to recognise the appropriate financial triggers.
This ‘must attend’ program for all family lawyers will cover the following critical topics:
Tax Tips and Traps for Family Lawyers
Common tax issues faced by family lawyers including:
Presented by: Briana Kotzapavlidis, Principal, Tisher Liner FC Law
Tax Issues in Family Trusts
For every ‘straightforward’ family law property settlement, there is a settlement which can involve a complex web of family trusts giving rise to significant taxation issues.
This session will address the due diligence that family lawyers must be aware of when advising a client on tax implications that can arise from family trusts, including:
Don’t risk missing out on this important event!
Presented by: F John Morgan, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Substantive Law: 3.0