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    NSW Mortgage and Rent After Separation?

    What are my mortgage/rent obligations after separation? I am separated with 2 kids who I mind equally. My ex moved out into rental accommodation almost a year ago and since then I have been paying half my ex’s rent and half the mortgage on the house. I have been trying to sell the place as part...
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    VIC Separation years ago but not settled. House in joint names.

    Hi My parents separated 4 years ago. They had not divorced or completed any orders to settle, even though mother was commencing to force sale.Now she found out he is dying, she stopped settling knowing she will get the whole home. The home is joint owners so understand that she takes over home...
  3. measureofmysoul

    WA Grossly Incorrect Standard Information on Affidavit - What to Do?

    Hi and good morning, I am currently representing myself in a family law matter with my ex-husband. We are both seeking changes to our parenting orders. My changes are minor while they are requesting drastic changes. We were previously in family court in late December for an emergency hearing...
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    VIC Ex Wife Purchased $70K Car Post Separation, But Pre Property Settlement. How will that be Accounted for?

    We are separated, but living under the same roof while we work out a parenting plan (we have a toddler), property settlement, etc. She'll be moving out soon (to be with the colleague she's been having an affair with) and needs wheels. Yesterday she purchased a used SUV for $70K using funds from...
  5. SophieW

    ACT Family Law - Sharing Our Good News Story

    I just want to first thank all the members of this community, which is such a godsend in such an awful process. I wanted to share our story and maybe give someone out there some hope that things can work out. I'll keep it brief, and vague for privacy. In a nutshell, my partner's ex denied...
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    Separation and Gifts from Husband

    My husband is seeking a separation... he gifted me a property (no mortgage) and a Car (no finance) for my birthday - i have this in writing He is now seeking separation and demanding i sell this property (my home) along with our other properties to divide. Can he do this? I thought a gift was...
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    NSW Separation advice for father with kids, threats from mother

    Hi all, I am a father of 3 kids aged 9yo, 5yo and 6 months old. She is 38 and im 43 I have just started a well paying job full time after a year of sporadic work. De facto is on maternity leave at the moment She wants separation and has demanded I leave house and kids with her, which we...
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    QLD I left the Marital house With my child after separation, can we go back?

    Hi There’s the situation. I have a DVO against my ex. But I left the marital house with my child because my ex pressured me to leave so he can do the repairs for the house so we can sell it and split the proceeds. Now the house is under contract with the special condition of the buyer selling...
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    VIC Separation - Parent Wanting My Home in Their Property Pool?

    I'll keep this short and to the point: My (former) mother and father are having a 'property separation' in the Federal Circuit/ Family Court. My (former) mother started proceedings against my father and she has listed me as a secondary. She's demanding that I sign my home onto her. 5 years...
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    ACT Valuation of PPR 8 months after separation

    I have separated from my defacto over 10+ years and on the Balance Sheet provided by her solicitor six months ago, she nominated a value for our PPR (which I owned prior and is in my name). I accepted that value that she provided on the Balance Sheet. Now six months after the Balance Sheet was...