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Family law and superannuation
Couples have the option of splitting their super entitlements on divorce or separation.
Following is some important information about Family Law matters and how they are handled by AvSuper.
Under superannuation law, the term spouse includes married, de facto and same sex partners who live together in a genuine domestic basis in a relationship as a couple.
Who can ask for information?
The law allows the following people to ask for information about a member’s super account:
- the member
- the spouse
- a person who intends to enter into a superannuation agreement with the member.
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