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How should YOU prepare when filing for divorce?

If you are anticipating filing for divorce you might be feeling uneasy about meeting with a family lawyer for the first time however there are a few tips that can help you remain calm during the entire process. There are a number of steps involved in an application for divorce and the Family Court requires […]

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Family Law – Parenting amidst the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus has resulted in uncertainty surrounding parenting arrangements as parents and carers are left grappling with the need to follow social distancing guidelines whilst adhering to Court Orders. The current situation is highly stressful for both parents and children as many parents are now working from home and home schooling their children, whilst others […]

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Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leases

On 3 April 2020, the National Cabinet agreed that States and Territories would implement a mandatory Code of Conduct (the Code) which outlines a set of good faith leasing principles for commercial tenancies who are small-medium sized businesses with an annual turn over of $50 million and who are eligible for the Job Keeper Payment*. […]

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Can Purchasers rescind contracts for sale due to Covid-19?

Over the last few weeks the world as we know it has been turned on its head by the Covid-19 virus. The majority of the population is facing unprecedented unemployment and financial uncertainty, financial markets are in freefall and financial institutions are, again, tightening their lending criteria. The current situation is particularly problematic for purchasers, […]

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