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McNamara & Associates have been taking care of all the legal requirements of the people and businesses in the Ipswich and Gatton regions of Queensland for over 70 years. Today we are one of the largest law firms in the local area, with offices in Brisbane, Central Ipswich, North Ipswich, Gatton, and Springfield. Contact McNamara & Associates on 1300 574 974 today.

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Who Can I Leave Out of My Will?

July 22nd by brisbane

Recently it came to light that the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman made the decision not to set up any trust fund for his three children. His reasons being that he did not wish them to grow up feeling any sense of entitlement. How Far Does Discretion Extend? Testamentary discretion is an important aspect of succession […]

When Parenting Orders Are Ignored

July 18th by brisbane

It’s an all too common scenario. The kids should be back by now the parenting orders said so, but they aren’t. It’s an obvious breach, or is it? Parenting Orders A parenting order is a court order and differs from a parenting plan. A parenting plan is an agreement by the parties made by consent. […]

Consumer Protection – Buying a Car: A Case Study

May 27th by brisbane

When you purchase goods in Australia they come with guarantees and obligations in relation to quality. Consumer law protects Australians from being misled or deceived by businesses, but the common law also places obligations on the buyer to take precautions as well. The Case In a recent Federal Court decision, the Court was presented with […]

Fence Disputes: Know Where You Stand

May 23rd by brisbane

By Belinda Pinnow, Solicitor Neighbourhood disputes typically result from arise over the ongoing maintenance and financial expenses required for the upkeep of a dividing fence.  Fencing disputes are covered by the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011 (Qld) (the Act). What is a fence? Generally speaking, a ‘dividing fence’ is a ‘fence’ (as […]

Sticking To Your Guns

May 14th by brisbane

How Your Estate Deals With Certain Property When a person formulates their will, they generally have a good idea who they wish to leave specific property to. Commonly this specific property will be things like cars, boats, trailers, campervans, jewellery, medals and other more unique items. Some bequeathments of property require more careful consideration however, […]

Is a Copy Just as Good as the Original?

May 6th by brisbane

Sometimes a copy just doesn’t cut it. Great artwork, sculptures, first edition prints, are all examples of where a copy just doesn’t have the same effect, but what about a will? Whilst a will isn’t a piece of art (though some lawyers may disagree), the value of the original is still recognised. It’s uncommon for […]

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