Why it's in your best interest to help your separating clients reach a settlement - quickly

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Your clients' stalled decision-making can impact your service delivery

Do your clients a favour 
(and yourself):

Show them the smartest way to reach a settlement.

Separating clients face a watershed moment - and all too often flounder in limbo for months or years, without resolution of their financial situation. 

This is obviously negative for the separating people themselves. 

But it can also interfere with the financial advisory services you provide them. 

And that's very frustrating.

By working together, we can help your clients rapidly reach a settlement...

...and make your life easier as a result. 

Separating people seeking financial settlement should always try the least expensive, least stressful and quickest services first.

It’s by far the smartest thing to do. 

We provide a unique range of five services to maximise their chances of a swift and sensible resolution...  

... each of them enormously faster and less expensive than going through lawyers or court. 

1.  Clients who are just trying to understand what’s a reasonable, “normal” settlement can order a Range Read report. It’s an objective snapshot of where they stand compared to other typical Australians and gives them a realistic, quantified ballpark expectation for their settlement.

Five Fast, Cost-Effective Services




Divorce Partners is Australia's specialist financial settlement firm.

We help separating couples reach sensible resolutions, inexpensively and quickly.

1300 975 994

They solve the five most common situations clients face:

  1. "I just want to know what's fair."
  2. "Please just tell us what we should do."
  3. "We need help agreeing a deal."
  4. "We'll never agree. Can someone just make a decision for us?"
  5. "We have a deal and want to get it formalised."

2.  Clients looking for an explicit recommendation can order a Settlement Report. It’s a detailed, customised settlement plan prepared objectively and neutrally for them, recommending how their assets and liabilities should be divided.

3.  An experienced Family Law Mediator can guide clients to a solution that’s the best available blend of each of their desired goals. Mediators can achieve results in as little as 4 to 8 hours, at a fraction of the cost of using lawyers.

4.  If compromise and accommodation just aren’t going to happen, then an Arbitrator can make a binding decision within days, at a cost of around 5 to 10% of a court judgment.

5.  When they’ve reached an agreement, clients need it formalised, both for their own protection and whenever there are property transfers and super transfers involved. We help create Consent Order and Binding Financial Agreement for affordable fees (with flexible payment options).

Benefits for your clients

  • Faster resolution means they can get on with their lives.

  • Modular options - clients choose the service right for their situation.

  • Creates a proper foundation for future, underpinned by proper legal protections. 

  • Reduces stress.

  • Minimal cost - a fraction of what lawyers typically charge.

  • Enormously faster than going through the legal system

Benefits for you as a financial adviser

  • Gets your clients out of financial limbo, quickly, so you can continue to provide your services.

  • Your clients end up with a clearer financial position, secured with formal legal agreements.

  • Referring them to neutral settlement specialists improves your chances of retaining both clients.

  • Referral fees available as a thank you (at your option).

When your separating clients are in limbo due to an unresolved financial settlement, it can interfere with your financial advisory services in several ways:

  • Your clients feel paralysed and unable to make decisions - decision-making about assets that are jointly-owned (such as businesses, trusts and SMSFs) is frequently stalled;

  • Assets are often stranded or effectively frozen - sometimes for years;

  • Compliance with regulatory filings can be delayed when the couple fail to cooperate;

  • Legal fees can substantially deplete your clients’ personal cash reserves and even business cash flows.


This is bad for your clients and usually bad for you, too. Clients in this situation frustrate your ability to deliver effectively the services they rely on you for.  

Helping them to reach a settlement - quickly and cost-effectively - means they - and you - can get back on track.

Now that you see how a quick, inexpensive settlement will help not just your clients, but you also, we invite you to help them by introducing them to us.

We’ll provide a Referral Fee as a thank you (at your option). And with your clients’ approval, we can notify you when they have completed a settlement (but they will have to tell you the details).

You can use the form below to refer a client. If you’d rather not send us their details, of course you can just give them our website (but please ensure your clients advise us of the connection with you.)

Refer Your Clients For A Fast Settlement

This is the very time your clients may need your services even more:

  • Their net wealth will most likely be reduced to just their negotiated share of what was the combined pool. 

  • Not infrequently, they will become cashed up due to a property sale. They may not be looking to reinvest in property straight away, and so will need some guidance on investment. 

  • Their superannuation pool may change - for women, it will often increase as a result of settlement, for men it’s often decreased.

So your clients will need your help more than ever. The sooner they get a resolution - a settlement - the better.

PS: Before you go: 
can we introduce our clients to you?

Many of our existing clients need financial advice.  We're building a Panel of Independent Financial Advisers to refer them to. Would you like to join?

For all the reasons described above, many separating people need guidance on their financial future. So in addition to you introducing your clients to us, we can introduce our clients to you. 

We're looking for financial advisers in all locations around Australia. Our Panel is independent of our firm.

It's pretty simple: if you'd like us to introduce new clients to you, let us know. 

Send an email to us at info@divorcepartners.com.au.  We need to know your location, a short description of your services, and a link to your website if you have one.  And ask us any questions you like. 

Let's talk.

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