Congratulations to Redcliffe’s Yvette D’Ath

Cooke & Hutchinson Lawyers would like to congratulate our local State Member for Redcliffe, Yvette D’Ath on her appointment as the State’s new Attorney General. Ms D’Ath brings a wealth of political experience to this vitally important role. While serving as the Federal member for Petrie for two terms, Ms D’Ath took on the […]
By |February 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

DIY Wills = Potential Long Term Problems

Do it yourself “legal” Wills (“DIY Wills”) have been available for some time. They have potentially catastrophic effects and in short are incredibly dangerous. Whilst this article may seem self serving I would like to note from the outset that I am not for one minute saying that I am the only lawyer who […]
By |February 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Is someone you care about moving into a Retirement Village?

With the emergence of an ageing population retirement villages throughout Australia are growing at breakneck speed. The 2011 census recorded that there were 298 Deferred Management Fee Retirement Villages operating in Queensland alone, with all indications trending toward a significant increase for this number in next year’s census.Retirement villages are governed by Federal legislation […]
By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments