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.
Our Family Law Solicitors at McNamara and Associates are dedicated to solving your family law matters in the most professional, compassionate and cost effective manner. We have the experience required to help you with any parenting, child support, divorce, and property settlement matter.
A lease is a serious long-term financial commitment, sometimes stretching into the hundreds of thousands of dollars over the term of the lease. Prior to agreeing to any lease, we recommend that you obtain professional accountancy and taxation advice to ensure you understand the full extent of the financial commitment you (or your business) is […]
If you have separated from your spouse and have not been able to agree on who gets the house, business, superannuation etc you can ask the Court to decide right? Not always, is what the Courts are now saying. According to recent cases, the Court will not always agree to decide who gets what property […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thanks McNamara & Associates for all your help with my family law issue”Jane Andrews