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WA Left Husband - Entitled to His Superannuation?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Dinah, 9 August 2015.

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  1. Dinah

    Dinah Member

    7 August 2015
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    I left my husband of nearly 40 years I took nothing with me an I entitled to any of his superannuation under family law?
  2. AllForHer

    AllForHer Well-Known Member

    23 July 2014
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    If a property settlement were to be determined by the court, superannuation earned by both parties throughout the duration of the marriage would be considered as part of the joint asset pool.

    However, parties must first attempt family dispute resolution to try and reach agreement about a property settlement before the court can be asked to intervene. There is a 12 month time limit after a divorce is finalised for either party to apply to the court for a property settlement.

    Hope this helps.

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