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Will Drafting - Not a Job for the Lay Person

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While many people consider that they can draft their own Will and that it is an unnecessary expenditure to engage a solicitor to do it for them, this may be...

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The Case of the Missing Body

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Before you can administer an Estate, it is essential to be able to prove the death of the Testator (i.e.

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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

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When you have a Final Hearing (Trial) in the Family Court in regards to concluding your property settlement, there is risk of a delay between the last day of the...

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Death, Super and Conflicts of Interest

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It is common that the largest asset of a Deceased’s Estate is Superannuation.  It is also becoming more common for a person to die without leaving a valid Will (intestate),...

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The Presumption of Advancement

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Under the presumption of advancement, the law presumes that, in certain circumstances, where person A purchases property in the name of person B, they intended to make a gift to...

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Domestic Violence Orders

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Each State has their own legislation in regards to protective orders for domestic and family violence situations.

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How is a Family Law Property Settlement Calculated?

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Please click the link below to watch our video, 'How is a Family Law Property Settlement Calculated?'

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Not Happy with your Parent's Last Wishes

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When a person dies and the provisions of their Will fail to make adequate provision for the proper maintenance and support of the Deceased’s spouse, child or dependant, section 41...

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What is a Parenting Plan?

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The Family Law Act encourages parents to reach agreement in relation to the parenting arrangements for their children and to use the legal system as a last resort.

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Assisted Suicide is Fatal

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The law against forfeiture provides that a person responsible for the death of another cannot be allowed to benefit from that person’s Estate.

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