Asset protection and the Family Court

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Price
$99.00

CPD Points 1

Competency
  • C4: Substantive Law (1)

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Asset protection and the Family Court

Asset protection and the Family Court
CPD Points: 1 Price:
$99.00

This seminar will consider the question of whether assets can be protected, either before or after separation, from a Family Court division of property and will be relevant for both family and non-family lawyers alike.

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Asset protection and the Family Court

John Butler, Principal, Butlers

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Asset protection and the Family Court

Trevor O’Sullivan, Partner, O’Sullivan Davies

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Course Summary

This seminar will consider the question of whether assets can be protected, either before or after separation, from a Family Court division of property and will be relevant for both family and non-family lawyers alike.

Course Details

In terms of the orders that it can make, many people consider the Family Court to be the most powerful court in Australia.

This seminar will consider the question of whether assets can be protected, either before or after separation, from a Family Court division of property and will be relevant for both family and non-family lawyers alike. 

This seminar considers:

  • the treatment of discretionary trusts in the Family Court
  • the treatment of trusts in general in such as testamentary trusts and unit trusts
  • how the Family Court deals with offshore assets
  • is it possible to “Family Court Proof” a trust or asset or financial arrangement? Can you at least mitigate the risk?
  • Binding Financial Agreements: are they watertight?