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...
How Gaming Can Lead To Divorce

How Gaming Can Lead To Divorce

At least 200 couples in the United Kingdom filed for divorce in 2018 while citing addiction to online survival game “Fortnite” and other online games as one of the reasons for their parting of ways, according to Divorce Online, a U.K. company that offers...
Bart Cummings’ Estate Battle Finally Ends

Bart Cummings’ Estate Battle Finally Ends

The end is in sight for the family members locked in a bitter estate battle over the racehorse trainer Bart Cummings’ estate. in 2016, the New South Wales Supreme Court heard that two proceedings have been launched challenging Cummings’ will – one by...
New Tools To Tackle Domestic Violence

New Tools To Tackle Domestic Violence

The Liberal Coalition says that if it is elected in Victoria in November, Victoria Police will be given new powers to issue intervention orders on the spot in domestic violence situations. Currently police can only issue a temporary safety notice in domestic violence...
Will This Man Inherit His Wife’s Life Insurance?

Will This Man Inherit His Wife’s Life Insurance?

Can a man accused of helping his wife commit suicide inherit her life insurance policy? A Queensland man accused of assisting his wife take her own life as he was beneficiary of her $1.4 million life insurance told her she was too weak to survive the biblical rapture,...
Thirteen Year Estate Battle Comes To An End

Thirteen Year Estate Battle Comes To An End

The daughter of world famous sculptor Lynn Chadwick has lost her 13-year estate battle to secure what she says is a ‘fair’ slice of the priceless art collection he left behind. The artist died 15 years ago, aged 88, leaving a ‘prodigious artistic...