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 […]
Click here to read our Court of Appeal Judgement handed down today. Well done to Dan Hutchinson and the team.
It is alarming how many people, especially those with underage children, who do not have a will. There are five basic reasons why you should have a will if you have children under the age of 18:
You can appoint a guardian. The old wives’ tale that your children will go to their godparents […]
The Fair Work Ombudsman (Ombudsman) is out to correct many misconceptions regarding young workers. This is because too many employers mistakenly believe that a range of practices involving young workers are acceptable when they are actually unlawful. This is concerning due to the Ombudsman treating cases involving young people more seriously which means they […]
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 […]