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SBS Insight – Prenuptial Agreements

SBS Insights program has produced a series of videos and article content about prenuptial agreements. This includes commentary from lawyers who have entered pre-nuptial agreements themselves, and one family lawyer who has decided not to provide these services to clients based on risk. The link is available by clicking here.

By | 2019-02-24T01:31:49+00:00 February 24th, 2019|Pre-nuptial Agreements|0 Comments

Divorced wife fights prenup in epic high court battle

The case of Thorne v Kennedy will provide guidance about the circumstances in which duress can overturn a prenuptial agreement. This news.com.au article provides a summary of the case. Stay tuned for the decision later this year! http://www.news.com.au/finance/money/costs/divorced-wife-fights-prenup-in-epic-high-court-battle/news-story/9a26aeaf479f32482d81431bc560f9ca

By | 2017-09-21T11:58:33+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Pre-nuptial Agreements|0 Comments

HopgoodGanim Lawyers awarded First Tier Family Law Firm in Australia

HopgoodGanim Lawyers has been named Brisbane’s only First Tier Family Law firm, as announced by the 2017 Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms – Brisbane. The firm’s Family Law Partners also featured prominently in Doyles’ parallel Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Brisbane.  Head of the practice [...]

By | 2017-09-21T11:58:33+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Pre-nuptial Agreements|0 Comments

Proposed amendments may be the paracetamol needed for some lawyers and people entering agreements

The Family Law Amendment bill introduced into Parliament by Attorney General George Brandis (if passed) is designed to ensure agreements are “worth the paper they are written on”, will bolster the integrity of financial agreements and will make it more difficult to challenge an agreement.  Geoff Wilson of HopgoodGanim Lawyers outlines the amendments to be [...]

By | 2017-09-21T11:58:33+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Pre-nuptial Agreements|0 Comments

Geoff Wilson named a pre-eminent family lawyer for 2015

Geoff Wilson co-manages HopgoodGanim’s Family Law practice, one of the largest in Australia. He is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and has practiced in family law for almost three decades. His specialisation includes relationship agreements, representation of third parties, trusts and property disputes. Geoff was named the market leader and a pre-eminent [...]

By | 2017-09-21T11:58:33+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Pre-nuptial Agreements|0 Comments

Book on International Pre-Nuptial Agreements

At PNA, we receive many inquiries from Australians living overseas or with overseas partners wishing to enter a pre-nuptial agreement in Australia. Geoff Wilson of HopgoodGanim authored the Australian chapter of the book, "International Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements". According to the book publisher site, the "work looks at how each individual jurisdiction approaches pre-nuptial agreements [...]

By | 2017-09-21T11:58:33+00:00 March 23rd, 2014|Pre-nuptial Agreements|0 Comments