It is important to take steps following a separation in relation to the following:-
- Reviewing and updating your Will.
- Reviewing and updating Superannuation Death Nominations so that in the event of your death, that the Trustee is obliged to make payment of your superannuation to your nominated beneficiary. A Binding Nomination is usually only valid for a period of three years at which time it must be renewed.
- You may wish to change your name following the breakdown of a marriage or relationship and this can be achieved fairly readily under the law.
Our experienced family lawyers are happy to discuss these practical issues with you at any time.