Debt Collection Basics for Business

If you are owed money for goods or services, the first step in attempting to recover it is generally to send a letter of demand to the other party setting out the amount of money outstanding and giving them a defined period of time within which to settle the matter by...Read More

Things to consider when partners separate

Do you have a friend or relative who has just separated?  If so, the information below should help. What is meant by separation? Separation in Family Law is defined as the bringing to an end of a marriage or de facto relationship (which also includes same sex...Read More

Retail Leasing Disclosure Obligations

When leasing commercial property, it is important for tenants and landlords to understand the relationship they are entering and the rights and obligations they have. In Queensland, retail leases are regulated by the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) (the ‘Act’)....Read More

Dealing with deceased estates – Executor duties

After a person dies someone has to look after the assets of that person and pay the person’s debts. Although the person is no longer here, his or her affairs must be finalised and the person to finalise the affairs is appointed by the Will of the deceased. Where...Read More