Category: Private Clients

Private Clients

Selling Property 101 – What you need to know

Selling property can be a stressful and trying time. However, there are some things you can do to make the process easier for you and your family ...

Private Clients

What happens to my super when I die?

Most people assume that their Super will be paid to whoever they have left their assets to in their Will. However, this is not always the case – so be careful!

Private Clients

Retirement Villages – What could go wrong?

Entering into a retirement village contract is an important financial and legal step – possibly second only to the purchase of your home ...

Private Clients

Buying a Retirement Villa – What you need to know

With an ageing population, the volume and choice of retirement based accommodation is increasing around the country. There has also been a lot of media attention around the fairness of retirement village contracts.

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Professional Negligence Claims

When you engage a lawyer to provide legal services, no doubt you have certain expectations about how those services will be delivered.

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Good Wills Hunting

Think you’re sorted if you prepared your own Will using a Will-kit from the news-agency...

Private Clients

Do you stand a chance challenging a will?

We often hear stories of ‘I heard…’ when it comes to Wills and who’ll get what when someone dies...

Private Clients

Bankruptcy Notice Served?

You may have come to the end of litigation or in some cases, been a party to litigation you never knew existed...

Private Clients

Customer Debt – Enforcing Judgment

In our last note about chasing money owed by a customer we looked at where and how judgment for a debt could be obtained...

Private Clients

Yes, you can defend a director penalty notice

In November 2016 the Queensland Court of Appeal handed down a decision which gives directors some guidance about...

Private Clients

A single racist remark may constitute unlawful discrimination

The recent Full Federal Court decision of Vata-Meyer v Commonwealth of Australia & Others provides a valuable reminder...

Private Clients

Where there’s a will — there’s a way… To determine capacity

An ageing population — Australia’s population is aging. In 2012, life expectancy for males had risen to 79.9 years and 84.3 years for females...