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De facto Separation

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De facto Separation

Kim Wilson & Co are accessible and available to you when you need us and are responsive to your needs and requirements following a De facto Separation.

When a de facto relationship ends, appropriate legal advice should be sought so you can enquire about and understand your rights and obligations.

Kim Wilson & Co can assist parties who, following the breakdown of a de facto relationship, require assistance with negotiations or Family Court representation.

Legislation in Western Australia enables parties in de facto relationships (including same sex couples) access to an equivalent range of remedies in the Family Court with regard to financial matters as those presently available to married couples.

Kim Wilson & Co can provide advice before or during a de facto relationship to prevent disputes in the event the relationship breaks down and assist in the preparation of a Financial Agreement.

To book your confidential Family Law consultation call (08) 6380 3900

A de facto relationship is defined as a genuine domestic relationship with another partner for a period of at least two years. The Family Court Act gives legal rights to those in de facto relationships including disputes regarding children and property settlements.

Spousal maintenance can be available for both marriage and de facto relationships.