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Parenting whilst separated during the holidays

We often see an influx of people seeking advice when the holiday period approaches, and this is completely understandable. The holiday period can be testing at the best of times, with an influx of family gatherings to attend and traditions to uphold, with neither party wanting to compromise. In this blog post we will provide […]

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New requirements for off-the-plan contracts from 1 December 2019

The NSW Government has announced changes to off-the-plan contract laws which are set to take effect from 1 December 2019. These changes will apply on the commencement of the Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Amendment Regulation 2019 and Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Act 2018. The key changes are listed below. Disclosure Statement The new laws will require […]

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Short-Term Holiday Letting regulation changes in NSW

The Government finally responds to the AirBNB frenzy Short-Term Rental Accommodation (STRA) otherwise known as short-term holiday letting has been unregulated in NSW until now! The evolution of online platforms such as Airbnb and Stayz (Homeaway) have significantly influenced the law on Short-Term Rental Accommodation in Australia. A short-term let is usually a rental period […]

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Strata Renewal – Collective Sales are Finally a Go!

On 30 November 2016, the Stata Schemes Development Act was amended to introduce a new framework for the renewal of strata schemes in NSW. The legislative reform introduced a number of steps that must be followed before a strata renewal plan for the ‘collective sale’ or ‘redevelopment’ of a strata scheme can be put into […]

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Binding Financial Agreement v Consent Order – What is best for you?

If you are married or in a de facto relationship, you can agree on how your property should be divided without attending a court hearing. This can be achieved by entering into a Binding Financial Agreement or a Consent Order. Binding Financial Agreements A Binding Financial Agreement is a binding legal agreement that can be […]

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