Same sex couples – don’t forget the legal implications of your marriage

A momentous shift in social policy took place on Thursday 7 December 2017. That change brings with it the potential for unintended legal consequences for the LGBT community. The ability to marry for same sex couples, for the first time means that in some cases they need to consider the unintended consequences that marriage […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Success!!!

Click here to read  our Court of Appeal Judgement handed down today.  Well done to Dan Hutchinson and the team.

 

By |July 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Superannuation: Death Taxes by Stealth

With the rise of superannuation and the increase in self-managed superannuation funds, also comes the rise in taxes payable as a result of the death of a member of those superannuation funds upon the monies paid to their estate as a death benefit.
A little-known fact, the death benefit held by the superannuation fund, including […]

WARNING IN RELATION TO BUSINESS CONTRACTS!!

The provisions of the Retail Shop Leases Act Amendment Act 2015 in relation to disclosure come into force today (25 November 2016).

Agents must ensure that an Assignor Disclosure Statement, together with a copy of the current lease, is given to the prospective buyer seven (7) days prior to the buyer signing the contract.

Agents need […]

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

You don’t know what you don’t know

 

You don’t know what you don’t know, until it is too late!
“You don’t know what you don’t know son”, the immortal words of a bespectacled, older and greyer colleague of mine when I lamented what I saw as the stupidity of the predicament of a client of mine in my very early years as […]

Legal Travel Check List

If you’re thinking of heading overseas there are a few legal things you should be mindful of before you go.
So we’ve put together a handy Legal Travel Check List to help you out.

If you’d like help ensuring your legal affairs are in order before you embark on your next overseas trip […]

By |May 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments