Prenuptial Agreements

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17/02/2018

Can Family Trusts override the Family Court?

Family Trust v’s Family Court As a tax lawyer, I structure clients’ affairs to legally reduce tax burdens. I am also asked to: consider asset protection – in case the client or one of the structures goes bankrupt or insolvent stop the Family Court taking assets if there is a […]
09/01/2018

Married man marries sex worker

The songwriter Richard Clapton, in 1975, warned: Girls on the avenue, they’re trying to get you in, Strolling by with their rosebud smiles. Sadly, Mr Sha didn’t heed such advice. While living with his wife, in Melbourne, Mr Sha engaged the services of a young lady with a ‘rosebud smile’. While […]
29/03/2016

Reversionary Pension to love child

Muriel’s husband died a few years ago. At 54 she fell in love again and was the oldest mother in her city. She called her love child Colin. Her two oldest children, Ian and Brian, are successful engineers. Muriel’s assets are all in her Self-Managed Super Fund. As the sole director […]
21/10/2015

Binding Financial Agreements – legally binding?

Thank you for your interest in Binding Financial Agreements (BFAs). Legal Consolidated Barristers & Solicitors no longer does BFAs. To date, not one of our BFAs has ever fallen foul of the Family Court or other Courts. We have stopped doing BFAs while we have a 100% success rate. The Family Court […]