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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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Would like to ask a specific question regarding what rights

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: would like to ask a specific question regarding what rights I can exercise as a victim to a cheating spouse in a de facto relationship
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: I had planned to seek my family lawyer but I haven't yet done so as it's a tight nit community and due to the nature of the situation, I would only speak to him if I have some sort of case I thought maybe you could shed some light prior to me actually taking it further, if that makes sense :)
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Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I am Leon, a NSW Solicitor. I will be assisting you with your question. If you choose a telephone call, you will be charged an additional fee.

Expert:  Leon replied 1 month ago.

Good Morning

I do not have good news for you.

There is no claim for them cheating.

If the marriage is over you can make a claim for property and spousal maintenance. But you cannot sue for them cheating on you there is no compensation for that.

When you do apply for maintenance and a property split there is no compensation because it is no fault system.

The reason for the split does not come into consideration.

I am sorry I cannot give you anything more positive.

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