Chilly bin or esky? jandals or thongs? chips or ‘chups?, these are the dissimilarities often debated between Australia and New Zealand. But what about your relationship property when your marriage, de facto or civil union relationship comes to an end?
If your relationship was less than three years and there are children or one party has made a substantial contribution, the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 will apply, but does not provide a statutory framework for equal sharing.
Succession law governs how property passes from one individual to another on death and who has rights to that property. Regardless of how a person chooses to leave their estate in their Will, the law recognises the rights of certain individuals to entitlement under legislation.
So what does happen to your assets if you haven’t spelled out what you would like to happen?
We are very pleased to announce that Camille Bell and Jude Spicer have been made Associates at BCH Law.
Ever wondered what Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing Terrorism actually is? We break it down for you right here.
Budget 2022 announced that house cap prices will be removed for first home buyers and there's an increase in first home grants. Read on for all the details.
If you're not a fan of dealing with finance, then don't! A mortgage broker’s role is to help you arrange finance that meets your particular needs in a personalised, unbiased manner. Let them do the grunt work for you!
Purchasing a property? Do your homework and get a Land Information Memorandum (commonly referred to as a LIM Report) first.
The last few years have been a stark reminder that nothing is certain in life. Covid-19 has thrown businesses, homes and incomes into disarray for many of us and the financial strain is real.