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A matter of trusts: Trusts and the Family Law Act 1975

Published on 01 Apr 06 by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE

The Family Law Act 1975 (FLA) and the Family Court have come a long way since the High Court decision in Ascot Investments (see note 1 at end) which was decided 25 years ago. However, issues about the extent of the jurisdiction of the Family Court, the ability to bring interests in trusts into the matrimonial pool and the enforceability of Family Court orders against third parties appear to remain. So what has changed over the past 25 years?

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Rod PAYNE
Rod is a Director of Harwood Andrews Lawyers.
Current at 1 April 2006
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