Renee Stevens, Legal Risk Manager at Lawcover and Kristy Nunn, Director of Mullane & Lindsay, discuss recent cases and claims highlighting some key risk areas of family law practice, and explore how to manage these risks effectively.

Show Notes:

Binding Financial Agreements

Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) sections 90G and 90K

Rogic v Samaan [2018] NSWSC 1464

Spouse maintenance

Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) sections 90F and 90UI

Millington & Millington [2007] FamCA 687 (29 June 2007)

Fosse & Salvage [2019] FamCA 385 (14 June 2019)

Spouse maintenance orders

Bodilly & Hand [2019] FamCA 210 (9 April 2019)

Blevins and Blevins [2019] FCCA 1923 (11 July 2019)

Child support and child support agreements

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth) sections 80C(2), 83 and 106A(5)(a)

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth) Part 4

Superannuation splitting orders

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 (Cth) Part 7A

Family Law (Superannuation) Regulations 2001 (Cth) Regulation 72