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Think Seriously Before You Lease

September 16th by brisbane

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 […]

The Urgency to Think About Your Property Settlement Now

September 16th by brisbane

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 […]

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 […]

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