13 Oct 2015
How is property divided after the end of a marriage?
After children, perhaps the most pressing issue when a marriage comes to an end involves the division of property. The property the court is able to deal with must arise out of the “marital relationship”, as outlined in s 4(ca) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act).
One of the things to keep in mind before further exploring the topic, is that a divorce order does not include the division of property.