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What is a de facto relationship?

When does a fling become the real thing – the ins and outs of de facto relationships in Family Law. Family Law in Australia recognises de facto relationships, which usually affords both parties the same legal rights and responsibilities as marriage, under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth). Common concerns for our clients are often […]

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Separation, Divorce and Marriage – why timing matters

Dealing with the breakdown of a relationship is a difficult time for most separated parties, however part of the separation process is often focused on “moving on”. In Australia, parties must be separated for 12 months before applying to the Federal Circuit Court for a Divorce. A Divorce Application can be made individually or jointly […]

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Company Title Conversion of Duplex to Torrens Title

Company Title Schemes are characterised by the following features. The ownership of the land and buildings is by a limited liability company. The members of the scheme are the shareholders in the company. The shareholders are given exclusive occupancy rights to their respective units by means of provisions in the company’s Articles of Association. The […]

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Cooling Off Rights – What you need to know

If you would like to buy any type of property in NSW you will have to sign a contract of sale which includes details about the specific property in addition to all the terms and conditions associated with the purchase. What is exchange of contracts? A property is considered sold at the time of exchanging […]

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