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Grandparents Rights After Divorce

It's not just parents who can apply for parenting orders. Mention the breakdown of a marriage where young children are involved and most people will have in mind the effect on children of separation from a parent and the distress [...]

Wednesday, August 8, 2018|Family Law, Services|

Business Terms of Trade

Your business’ terms of trade are the conditions on which your business sells goods and services to its customers. Your terms of trade should: Be in writing; Be tailored to fit your business; Reflect how your business interacts with customers; [...]

Wednesday, August 8, 2018|Latest News, Services|

Granny Flat Agreements

Many families with elderly relatives are reviewing the available aged care services and deciding to care for their parents or elderly relatives in their home. This can be a great solution for both parties. The homeowners often receive cash or [...]

Monday, July 9, 2018|Estate Planning, Latest News, Services|

Changes to Property Transactions

If you are selling residential property and propose to enter into a Contract on or after 1 July 2018, there are two important questions which must be addressed: Are you registered or required to be registered for GST? Are you selling a [...]

Monday, July 9, 2018|Latest News, Services|

Avoiding Disputes with Neighbours

The statement "good fences make good neighbours" is most often attributed to the poet Robert Frost. However a version of this proverb or statement exists in many different cultures and languages. We have seen a spate of neighbour disputes lately [...]

Monday, July 9, 2018|Community, Latest News|

Changes to Road Rules

Amendments to the Road Transport Act 2013 - Effective from 1 July 2018 From 1 July 2018 in NSW, new legislation comes into effect to improve road safety in three areas, mobile phone usage, drug-driving and drink driving. Mobile Phone [...]

Monday, July 9, 2018|Driving Offences, Latest News|

Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples

A Will is a written statement of the way in which a person wishes to have his or her property distributed after their passing.  Anyone over the age of 18 years who has the necessary capacity may make a Will. [...]

Sunday, July 8, 2018|Estate Planning, Latest News|

Running a competition to promote your business?

Trade promotion lotteries are a great way to promote your business and engage customers with your brand and your latest products and services. If you want to run a successful trade promotion you should make sure that your competition complies [...]

Sunday, July 1, 2018|Uncategorized|

What is Estate Planning

Estate planning is the process of working out the best structure for your personal and financial affairs during your lifetime. It also covers how your financial assets and personal possessions will be distributed after you die. A good estate plan [...]

Saturday, June 9, 2018|Estate Planning, Services|

Changes to the Conveyancing Process

From 1 July 2018, purchasers of new residential premises may need to remit part of the purchase price directly to the ATO.  If there is more than one purchaser, and those purchasers are not joint tenants, then each purchaser is [...]

Monday, May 28, 2018|Conveyancing, Latest News, Services|