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Top tips for reducing legal fees in your family law matter

Family law proceedings can become very stressful. The last thing you should be worrying about is exorbitant legal fees. However, your family law fees do not necessarily have to become a burden. We have provided our top 10 tips on ways in which you can keep your legal...Read More

What a Will Kit doesn’t do

There are various ‘Will Kits’ available on-line – most are cheap or ‘free’ and all you need to do is download them and fill in the blanks. Many websites boast that you can prepare your Will ‘without spending hundreds of dollars on legal fees’. Simple, right? Not...Read More

The dos and don’ts of motor vehicle accident claims

If you have sustained an injury because of a motor vehicle accident (MVA) and are thinking of making a claim for your injuries, it is important to know the “Dos and don’ts” of trying to claim compensation. Many people think claiming compensation for MVA injuries is an...Read More

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

Why Everyone Should Have a Will

Estate Planning is not just for the wealthy! Having a will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family.  Not only can a will legally protect your spouse, children, and assets, it can spell out exactly how you would like things...Read More

Making a Will if Capacity is in Question

It is well known that a Will is a legal document which sets out how a person wants their assets to be distributed once they die. If you are over the age of 18 you can make a Will – provided you have capacity. In general terms a person will have the necessary...Read More