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    Family Law: Requirements for a Binding Financial Agreement

    By James Frank on 17/07/17 11:12 AM

    A Binding Financial Agreement (or ‘BFA’) is a written agreement between two or more people, setting out how property, financial resources and spousal maintenance will be dealt with in the event of a relationship breakdown.

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    Family Law: When can I enter into a Binding Financial Agreement?

    By James Frank on 17/07/17 10:38 AM

    A Binding Financial Agreement (or ‘BFA’) is sometimes considered the same as a ‘pre-nup’. ‘Pre-nup’ implies that a couple must enter into an agreement before they get married. This term is commonly used in Hollywood TV shows and movies but has no real application in Australia.

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    Family Law: What is a Binding Financial Agreement?

    By James Frank on 17/07/17 10:31 AM

    A Binding Financial Agreement (or ‘BFA’) is a written agreement between two or more people, made either before, during or after their marriage or de facto relationship. It sets out how property, financial resources and spousal maintenance will be dealt with in the event of a relationship breakdown.

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    Family Law: Without prejudice save as to costs

    By James Frank on 30/06/17 9:49 AM

    Without prejudice save as to costs (phrase): the communication in question cannot be used against the writer except for the purposes of ascertaining whether costs should be awarded (for our blog post about ‘costs’, click here).

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    Family Law: People in the court

    By James Frank on 30/06/17 9:41 AM

    Judicial Officer (noun): a person who has been appointed to hear cases and has the authority to decide the outcomes of cases.

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