Sibling Property Dispute Over $2 Million Home

Sibling Property Dispute Over $2 Million Home

An Auckland woman has been ordered to pay her brother more than NZ$273,000 ($249,000) and move out of the NZ$2 million home she has lived in for 36 years after the siblings fell out over ownership of the property. The property dispute simmered for decades but came to...
Does Being Rich Increase Your Risk of Divorce?

Does Being Rich Increase Your Risk of Divorce?

Does your socioeconomic status really have a large part to play when it comes to your risk of divorce? Research shows that there are a number of factors that will increase your risk of divorce, and money is one major issue. Money is the leading cause of stress in a...
Country Star’s Family In Estate Feud

Country Star’s Family In Estate Feud

The estate feud between the children and widow of late country music star Glen Campbell continues over his will, which excluded three out of his eight children. Campbell, who rose to fame with hits like Rhinestone Cowboy and Wichita Lineman, died August 8, 2017 after...
Are Depleted Assets Added Back In Property Settlements?

Are Depleted Assets Added Back In Property Settlements?

When a couple decide to separate, one issue of contention can be that of depleted assets prior to property settlement. This situation can occur when one spouse does any of the following: withdraws funds from bank accounts, and spends them; gives away assets to friends...
Thousands in Agent’s Fees Decided By The Courts

Thousands in Agent’s Fees Decided By The Courts

As talk about the property market continues to predict falling unit prices in Brisbane and falling property prices in Sydney and Melbourne, thousands of dollars worth of agent’s fees are being decided by the courts. In Brisbane, real estate agency and advisory...