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  • Where There is a ‘Will’ There is a Relative!

    05 APRIL 2016 CONTESTING A WILL LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROBATE & DECEASED ESTATES

    When relatives of the deceased are removed from a Will, claims against the Estate are made. In order for the overlooked relatives’ claims to be successful, they must prove that the deceased was obliged to make adequate provision for their proper maintenance and advancement.. Read more

  • Strata Law Reform The 3 P's: Pets, Parking and Passive smoking

    21 MARCH 2016 PROPERTY LAW & CONVEYANCING

    Strata Law in NSW is being reformed with some key amendments to the Strata Titles Act set to take affect late this year. There will be more than 90 proposed changes to improve strata living; including parking, pets and passive smoking! Read more

  • Be Nice! “Fake Nice” - The Importance of Keeping Communication Civil

    09 MARCH 2016 FAMILY LAW & DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS

    Almost everything we do and say is recorded somewhere in some form. We remind our clients to be careful of the content of any emails and text messages that they may send to their former partner as there could be consequences! Read more

  • Forging a Will

    01 MARCH 2016 WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING ESTATE DISPUTES PROBATE & DECEASED ESTATES

    Thinking of Forging a Will? Think again! We can assist you to ensure that your wishes are carried out correctly and minimise the chance of disputes with beneficiaries however forgery can cause more delays and damage than what it is worth! Read more

  • 7 Fundamentals for Getting the Best Possible Result in Court!

    16 FEBRUARY 2016 CONTESTING A WILL ESTATE DISPUTES LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    Richard Martyn states 7 fundamental factors which, if handled correctly, will assist you in putting the merits of your position to the judge in the best possible light for your court matter. Read more

  • Arbitration - Settling A Dispute

    12 FEBRUARY 2016 FAMILY LAW & DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS

    Feel like your case cannot be resolved by agreement without help? Want to avoid delays, costs and hostility for a final hearing? If you think you have it within you to accept the decision of an independent, qualified, third party arbitration may provide the resolution that you seek! Our Family Lawyers are collaboratively trained and know many methods to settle your matter outside of court. Read more

  • Testamentary Trust Will

    03 FEBRUARY 2016 WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING

    If you have accumulated wealth during your lifetime and have concerns about how it will survive after you die (or if you just want to save your heirs considerable tax) then the solution might be a “Testamentary Trust Will”... Read more

  • Can I Take The Children Overseas?

    01 FEBRUARY 2016 FAMILY LAW & DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS

    Rob has booked a holiday to London for 2 weeks with his children, Justin (9) and Sam (6). He forgot to ask the children’s mother, Sarah, if this was okay with her. Rob emailed Sarah saying that he intended to travel with the children in the June/July school holidays. Sarah replied stating that she did not consent to this... Read more