Case Studies

Getting your divorce priorities straight

If you’re going through a divorce or separation, it’s important to get your priorities straight. Do you wish to destroy your former partner? Or are you looking for an amicable financial separation?

The 4 steps courts use to divide up your world

At Divorce Planning we’ve taken a careful look at the four steps courts use to divide up the assets, financial resources, debts and liabilities between the parties in a Property Settlement Application.

These four steps are exactly the same every time, and are what we base our mediation process on.

Couple - married - children 9 and 7 - both in private schools

At Divorce Planning we’ve successfully assisted a range of couples achieve a fair divorce outcome, without the stress and trauma of engaging divorce lawyers and going to court.

This couple came to Divorce Planning together, as they had heard we specialise in achieving fair and reasonable divorce settlements, without engaging lawyers or going to court.

Divorce Planning went through everything from custody of the children, to a fair and reasonable asset split.

Couple – De facto for 13 months – together 3 years in total

This young couple bought an apartment off the plan, and qualified for the first home owners grant.

He was from overseas and she was from Melbourne. When they separated, he returned to his home country. She didn’t know what to do, so she contacted Divorce Planning.

Inside a couple of hours we provided advice that solved the situation.

Couple - married 12 years - Children 10 and 6

Husband is 54 yrs and Wife is 42 years, married in 2004 with two children aged 10yrs and 6yrs, separating in October 2016 after 12 yrs of marriage.

Husband ordered to pay $3,000.00 per week spousal maintenance in addition to fact he already pays:

Scott Haywood is a financial adviser and director of WJ Haywood & Associates Pty Ltd ABN 11 005 304 861 Authorised Representative of InterPrac Financial Planning Pty Ltd ABN 14 076 093 680. Australian Financial Services Licence Number: 246638 Level 8, 525 Flinders St Melbourne Vic 3000 Ph: (03) 9209 9777. Click here for the Financial Services Guide.