Published on 11 Oct 12
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Recent cases have highlighted how family trusts can be caught up in volatile family law disputes. Advisers need to understand what they should tell clients about these risks and whether any risks can be minimised.
In this paper you will learn about:
- What the Family Law Act says about family trusts
- The Family Court’s view of family trusts
- How family trusts can be attacked
- Can a family trust be protected?
Geoffrey Dickson came to the Victorian Bar in 1996 and has practised exclusively in the family law jurisdiction since that time, incorporating both matrimonial and de facto matters. He has appeared in a number of significant and complex property matters, and numerous reported cases. His particular expertise is in trust and business valuation issues, and effective structuring of property settlements.
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12 September 2012