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At the Forefront of LGBT Family Law Issues

LGBT conference Sydney

On Sunday, 8 and Monday, 9 October Tiyce & Lawyers was more than happy to provide our space in Darlinghurst to host the second annual Australian GLBT Family Law Institute Conference.

The conference coincided with the International Bar Association Conference which was being held in Darling Harbour.  The IBA conference commenced on Sunday afternoon and we were lucky enough to have a number of different solicitors and barristers from around the globe attend our office and be involved in the forum style discussions which were moderated by Australian family law specialists.

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Property Rights In Same Sex Relationships

Property rights in same sex relationships

Many couples in same-sex relationships have little understanding of their rights to assets or income should they separate.  Some people assume:

  •  they did not have any rights whereas in fact they did;
  •  they had to pay their ex-partner money after separation whereas in fact they did not have to;
  •  the whole issue of property settlements is only for ‘married people’.

Below is a general overview of property rights for same-sex couples in the event of separation.

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