Keywords: family; marriage; matrimonial; spouse; spousal agreement; separation agreement; maintenance; support; property; entitlement; husband; wife; Family Relations Act; contracting out; waiver; divorce; separation; agreement
The Family Relations Act permits spouses to enter into agreements relating to the division of property and maintenance obligations in the event of a marriage breakdown. This project examines the extent of the court’s jurisdiction to vary such agreements and makes a number of recommendations to clarify the law in this area.
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