My partner and I separated after 9 years together, but we never got married. Does that mean I’m not entitled to spousal maintenance as a de facto?
De Facto Relationships
De facto Relationships
De facto relationships
As a de facto it is important that you apply for a property settlement within the time limits.
If you do not you could potentially miss out on your entitlement to certain assets.
Find out what time limits apply to you….
One of the questions we often get asked is: Am I still in a de facto relationship if my spouse is married to someone else?
If you’re in a situation where you and your partner are in a de facto relationship, but they are also married to someone else at the same time, then you can still be considered to be in a de facto relationship….
This is a question we see a lot in family law.
If you find yourself in that situation where your former partner’s denying that a relationship ever existed, the Court must make a decision. A decision on whether there was a de facto relationship for the purposes of family law.
If the Court does decide that there was a de facto relationship then you will be able to proceed with a property settlement.
To be considered a de facto for family law purposes there are certain criteria you must meet.
Take the quiz below to determine whether or not you are or were in a de facto relationship.
We can all agree that filing for divorce is not the greatest day in our lives, but, unfortunately, you’re here. You’ve made up your mind and finally decided it’s time to get a divorce. Only trouble is, you don’t know how to get one.
The last thing you want after all that agony is to go round and round in circles trying to figure out how to make this thing final…
Four part video series on how to determine your share of the property pool after a marriage breakdown.
Watch each video and find out what you’re entitled to so you get your fair share of the assets.