Friends with benefits?

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia at Townsville recently delivered the judgment of Regan & Walsh which found that 2 men living together for an 8 year period were not in a de facto relationship, but were rather “friends with sexual benefits”. As a result, Mr Regan was unable to seek a de...

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Filing a Property Application ‘Out of Time’

Section 44(3) of the Family Law Act 1975 provides that parties have 12 months after the date of a divorce to file an Application for Property Orders. The de facto equivalent pursuant to section 44(5) of the Family Law Act 1975 is 24 months from the date of separation. In order to file an Application...

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