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Session 14.1: Pre-nups – are they worth the effort?

With Jodylee Bartal, Gadens



This session will explore pre-nups, including:

  •  What is a Financial Agreement?
  •  The legislative framework;
  •  Case Law – High Court decision of Thorne v Kennedy and subsequent decisions;
  •  Common uses for pre-nups – as a planning tool , as a settlement tool;
  •  Tax concessions;
  •  Example Agreement – usual format, key terms, the solicitors certificate, asset schedules, separation        declaration; and
  •  The enforceability checklist.
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