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What counts as relationship property?

The Relationship Act defines relationship property to include:
  • The family home.
  • Any household furniture and fittings, regardless of when they were purchased.
  • Any jointly owned property, or property purchased by a partner before the relationship began that has been in common (joint) usage.
  • Most property acquired after the relationship began (with some exceptions).
  • Financial assets such as shares, cash or other investments, that have been created (or contributed to) during the relationship.
  • Insurance policies related to any of the relationship property described above.
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