• Commercial Law

    Commercial Law

    We are business people as much as we are lawyers. We will take care of the legal documents so you can confidently run your business.
    As your business grows, its risk profile and governance challenges will change. We partner with our clients over the long term to ensure they are in the driver’s seat for success.

  • Dispute Resolution

    Dispute Resolution

    We are in your corner when the going gets tough. Having resolved over 6,500 disputes for business owners have seen it all before.

    Whether you need a skilled negotiator or a fearless litigator, we specialise in delivering commercial results when:

    Customers refuse to pay;
    Suppliers let you down; and
    Business Partners do the wrong thing.

  • Employment & Safety

    Employment & Safety

    The biggest challenge for any business owner, is managing their employees.

    A difficult employee can make you question why you got into business in the first place and be toxic to your team morale.

    We deliver proactive solutions to manage your team via employment contracts, policies and procedures as well as handling employment disputes when they arise.

  • Property & Construction

    Property & Construction

    Property is the key most wealth in Australia.  Whether you are buying, selling, leasing or developing property, you need a lawyer you can count on.

    We can advise on the whole property development process from obtaining finance to development approvals, construction and sale or leasing.

    We also act for the Master Builders Victoria and have extensive expertise in construction contracts and disputes.

  • Family Law

    Family Law

    At Taurus Legal Management we understand the unique challenges clients encounter during family disputes, especially when children are involved. Our family lawyers specialise in handling high-asset cases with a focus on protecting clients wealth, securing their family’s future, and safeguarding the best interests of their children.


How To Maximise Your Family Law Property Settlement

Are you going through a complex family law property settlement and feeling uncertain about securing the best financial outcome? Our exclusive Family Law Property Settlement Guide is designed to equip you with the knowledge and strategies you need to navigate this crucial phase of your life confidently.

A family law property settlement can be emotionally draining and legally intricate. Many individuals find themselves overwhelmed, not knowing where to start or how to ensure they get the most favourable settlement possible.

It’s essential to ensure your financial security and protect your future. When faced with the question, “How do I get the most money from my family law property settlement?” it’s vital to equip yourself with the right knowledge and strategies. Our guide provides expert tips to help you navigate your family law property settlement in Australia confidently.

1. Understand the Intricacies of Property Settlements 

One of the first steps to maximising your family law property settlement is gaining a solid understanding of the complexities involved. In Victoria, property settlements consider various factors, including marital assets, contributions, future needs, and the welfare of any children involved. Unravelling the intricacies will empower you to make informed decisions throughout the process.

2. Key Factors That Influence Your Settlement

The court considers several key factors when determining property settlements. Understanding these factors can significantly impact the outcome of your settlement. Factors such as financial and non-financial contributions, length of the relationship, age, health, and future earning capacity are all taken into account. By recognising the weight of these elements, you can build a stronger case for your desired settlement.

3. Master the Art of Negotiation

Effective negotiation is crucial in family law property settlements. By adopting the right negotiation techniques, you can increase your chances of reaching an agreement that aligns with your financial objectives. Remaining open to compromise while still advocating for your interests can lead to mutually beneficial resolutions and potentially save time and money.

4. Uncover Hidden Assets

Hidden assets can have a significant impact on the outcome of your property settlement. Uncovering all assets, financial accounts, and properties is essential to ensure a fair division.

5. Be Aware of Tax Implications

Understanding the tax consequences of different settlement options is essential to making informed choices. Certain assets may have tax implications that can affect your financial position in the long run. Being aware of these implications can help you optimise your settlement and minimise future tax burdens. We will work with your existing accountant (or put you in contact with one) to ensure you understand the tax implications of any pending property settlement.

6. Seek Guidance from an Experienced Family Lawyer

Navigating a family law property settlement can be overwhelming, and the guidance of an experienced family lawyer is invaluable. A skilled lawyer can provide personalised advice, protect your interests, and help you navigate the legal complexities with confidence.


Maximising your family law property settlement is not just about getting the most money; it’s about securing your financial future and ensuring a fair resolution. Armed with these insider secrets, you can approach your property settlement with confidence and make informed decisions every step of the way. Remember, every case is unique, and seeking professional legal counsel is essential to ensure your rights are protected.

Remember, knowledge is power – and with the right knowledge, you can maximise your family law property settlement and move forward with confidence toward a brighter future.

At Taurus Legal Management, our team of experienced family lawyers are dedicated to guiding you through your family law property settlement journey. Contact us today on (03) 9481 2000 or at info@tauruslawyers.com.au to schedule a confidential consultation and learn how we can support you in achieving a favourable and successful property settlement.


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