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Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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I'm in Western Australia and my defacto partner and I want

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Hi there :) I'm in Western Australia and my defacto partner and I want to put an offer on a house. He has been separated since 2009 but the divorce was only made official a few months ago. They had consent orders signed in 2009 and there is still 80K outstanding on that, which they are working out a payment plan for. I want to know if we can safely purchase a new home together, and be secure that she would not be able to make any claim on it, or request additional funds?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Western Australia : )
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: consent orders were filed in 2009 and the divorce has been finalised too.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no I think that's all, thank you :) great, thank you
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 10 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. I will do my best to assist you with your question.

Expert:  Leon replied 10 months ago.

Good Evening.

If you have consent orders with your ex and the property settlement is over she cannot come back now and ask for more.

The property with your ex is over and finalised.

It is safe for you to now purchase new property and move on with your life.

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