Sadly, about one third of current marriages in Australia are likely to end in separation or divorce. Couples in de facto relationships fare even worse; the evidence shows that the separation rate is significantly higher for de facto relationships than for marriages. But most people are willing to give it another go. The great majority whose first marriage or relationship ends, are likely to remarry or re-partner not too long afterwards. The question then arises; do such relationships fare … [Read more...] about Family Law – Getting it right the second time
Over two million Australians live alone. For some it's a matter of choice; for others it’s because they haven’t found the right partner. For those who have been through it all before, it may be fear of the financial consequences if they enter a new relationship which then breaks down. They may have built up substantial assets and a comfortable standard of living, and are wary of putting it all at risk. Do they have any grounds for concern, and is there anything they can do about it? The … [Read more...] about Do I re-partner or not?