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NOTICE ALERT IN LIGHT OF COVID-19
WHAT WE PROPOSE AND HOW WE CAN ASSIST
At Watson & Watson our clients come first. Please be assured of our continued dedicated services to all current and new clients.
As we have done in the past, we will continue to offer alternative conferencing methods ie video conferencing, skype or telephone conferences. Reviewing of all documentation provided to us prior to any initial conference will be all inclusive of our set fee. Do not hesitate to contact Shereen Da Gloria on (02) 9221 6011 should you have any concerns.
It is generally thought that the parties to Family Law Proceedings would be the husband and wife. This is not always the case as there may be circumstances where a “third party” comes into the proceedings by either:
This can occur in circumstances for example where:
Care should be taken to ensure that it is appropriate that the persons or entities being joined to the proceedings as there could be cost consequences of joining someone to proceedings in circumstances where ultimately, the Court determined that they had no need to be joined to the proceedings. In such circumstances where the third party had incurred legal costs and expenses, the party who failed in the claim is likely to be ordered to pay the costs and expenses of the third party from their share of the asset pool.
Watson & Watson are experienced Family Law Solicitors dealing in all aspects of a marriage or de facto breakdown. If you are entering into financial/property settlement with your partner/spouse and are there is the possibility of a third party to the proceedings and you unsure how this will impact on the final asset spilt, please contact Richard Watson Senior Family Law Solicitor or Shereen Da Gloria his assistant to discuss your concerns and obtain the appropriate advice.
This is only a preliminary view and is not to be taken as legal advice without first contacting Watson & Watson Solicitors on 9221 6011.
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