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My ex and I were divorced some years ago - pre 2007 so at least 5 years ago - but we never made up a formal property settlement. I couldn't get her to discuss anything. As far as I'm aware - and I had… read more
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Leon
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hi...... Im in a defacto relationship, my partner has been
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I need to know what my rights are as a spouse as I have just lost my husband 6 weeks ago and he did not have a will. My concern is that he has alot of superannuation tied up through Woolworths Limited… read more
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I am in business partnership with my ex wife. I am a naval architect and we design boats, that is I started the business and the ex-wife hangs on for the income. as part of the legal settlement I agre… read more
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hello, i do hope you could help me shed some light on my problem.
hello, i do hope you could help me shed some light on my problem. I am divorced, and have been since June 2008, no agreement has been entered into regarding property settlement, He is now saying, "he … read more
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