Reducing the financial pain

news.com.au recently reported in the financial section of their website an article on 'How to reduce the financial pain of a relationship breakdown'. Quoting from The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s MoneySmart financial guidance service, they state the first steps in a separation should include closing joint bank accounts, keeping record of key dates, assets and debts, updating other financial commitments such as rental agreements and utility bills, and seeking legal advice.
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An important reminder about Binding Financial Agreements

An article reported on the Age news website featuring a high profile couple provides a timely reminder that a binding financial agreement (or pre-nup) must comply with strict legislative requirements to be binding. The Age reports that Grant Hackett is suing over a pre-nup agreement with Candice Alley. He is pursuing legal action against two law firms over an allegedly botched pre-nuptial agreement. Grant Hackett alleges that the binding financial agreement was not drafted in a way that complied with
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