Superannuation division in Australia between Separated Couples

Splitting house and assets during super and property settlement

Superannuation division in Australia is becoming far more common for separating couples, both married and de facto.   Why?   Because compulsory employer contributions to super commenced in 1992 and both males and females in the workforce have built up much larger superannuation balances which are treated as an asset upon separation.   This article […]

Does My Spouse Get Half My Super In A Property Settlement

Does my spouse get half my super in a property settlement

When parties separate, whether married or in a de facto relationship, navigating the complex terrain of property settlement can seem a little overwhelming, that is why we often get asked the question of “does my spouse get half my super in a property settlement?” In Australia, not only are assets such as the family home […]

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Honoured to be a Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Award Finalist

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Is my spouse entitled to half my Super?

How do we calculate super during a property settlement.

At Your SuperSplit (YSS), 3 common questions, we are asked in relation to superannuation, or super as it is more commonly called. We will answer these 3 questions and provide more important information about superannuation and property division generally.

How Superannuation is Split in a Divorce

Super splitting assets

Our story starts with you! When you are a couple who has separated, and wants to move forward with your lives, dividing your property, particularly superannuation, should be simple and straightforward. On many occasions, this is not the case and how superannuation, or super, is split or divided can often be the biggest hurdle to overcome.