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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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Superannuation after divorce, NSW, I am divorced and lost

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Hi There,
JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: superannuation after divorce
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: NSW
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: I am divorced and lost everything and walked away with nothing to rebuild my life but a friend mentioned I should of some legal right to a share of my exe,s super not sure if I do or not
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not really just whether Im wasting my time or not?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 9 months ago.

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

Expert:  Leon replied 9 months ago.

Good Evening.

How long ago were you divorced?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
4 years ago
Expert:  Leon replied 9 months ago.

You are out of time. The law says that you have 12 months from the date you divorce to file an application for a property split.

The only way you will get this done now is with your ex's agreement.

I am very sorry I cannot give you anything more positive.

If you had a solicitor they should have given you this advise if not then you may be able to sue them for negligence.

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