News & Updates
New Changes to Off The Plan Residential Contracts For Sale
25 November 2019From 1 December 2019 there will be changes to residential off the plan Contracts for Sale. Read Article
E-Conveyancing has arrived!
1 July 2019From 1 July 2019 all mainstream property transactions must be lodged electronically.Read Article
Separation and Smart Phone Apps: Improving Communication Between Separated Parents
20 November 2018Many parents struggle to communicate after separation and may send inappropriate and hurtful messages to one another - which often end up as evidence in family law Court proceedings.Read Article
When Is Trust Property Considered 'Property' In Family Law Settlements?
12 September 2018The issue of whether trust property is ‘property’ belonging to an individual and able to be divided for the purposes of a Family Law property settlement is often complex and has been the subject of many cases before the Family Court.Read Article
Court Ordered Sale of Property held by Co-Owners – Section 66G of the Conveyancing Act
15 August 2018When property is held by co-owners, circumstances may arise where one of the owners wants to sell the property, and the remaining owner (or owners) do not. Read Article
Same Sex Marriage, Divorce and Wills
15 August 2018As legislation is being amended to accommodate same sex marriages, there is also the possibility that the current wording of some statutes may cause unintended consequences and complications for same sex couples.Read Article
Daniela Poletti 22nd Year as Accredited Family Law Specialist
5 June 2018The Selvaggio team are proud to congratulate Daniela Poletti on her 22nd year as an accredited Family Law Specialist.Read Article
Family Law Case Update: De Facto Relationships
15 March 2018Under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), de facto couples are treated in exactly the same way as married couples. This means that for the purposes of children’s proceedings and property matters, de facto couples have the same rights as married couples.Read Article
When is a Final Order Dividing Property Between a Husband and Wife Not Final?
15 November 2017After a property settlement the Court, either by consent of the parties or by Judge determination, will make Court Orders dividing parties’ property.Read Article
Criminal Law Case
3 November 2017Criminal Law Case - Johnson v. R - Man admits to fraud and obtaining financial advantage under the Crimes Act. Read Article