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Dying without a will

Protect your family and prepare a will The preparation of a will is a confronting task. You might assume that if you die without a will your estate will be automatically passed to your spouse, partner or children however this is not necessarily the case. If you die without a valid will, you die as […]

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Divorce and Property Settlement

DIVORCE How do I get divorced? Australia has a ‘no fault’ divorce system. This means that the only grounds for obtaining a divorce is the ‘irretrievable breakdown of marriage’. In order to prove an ‘irretrievable breakdown of marriage’ you and your spouse must have separated for a minimum period of 12 months. Once you and […]

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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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