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ONE PARTNER DIES, CAN THEIR EX CHASE SUPER PAYOUT

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  Quote chochang Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: ONE PARTNER DIES, CAN THEIR EX CHASE SUPER PAYOUT
    Posted: 18/November/2016 at 10:53
This is just a hypothetical question that my defacto partner and I have. We have both left 90%of our super to each other and the remaining 10% to be split evenly between respective children. He has a son and daughter so wants them to have 5% each and I have two sons whom I wish to have 5% each.

In the event of the death of either of us, can our ex-wife/husband apply to have the super or part thereof given to them? Both of us have been divorced for 2 years +.

Does anyone know anything about this and how can that be protected?

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  Quote Christianrenel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13/December/2016 at 17:28
The payout of your super benefits really depends who is on your nominated beneficiary form. This is what the superfund trustee will look at before making a death benefit payout.

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