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The articles below should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a licensed legal professional. Readers are urged to consult their own legal counsel on any specific legal questions concerning a specific situation.

Do I Need A Will?

Do I Need A Will?

A Will is a legal document which specifically sets out how your estate is to be distributed and aims to ensure that your estate goes to the people who you want to benefit. Often people do not draft a Will because their family members are aware of their wishes and they...

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What Is Mediation?

What Is Mediation?

Mediation is a process by which a neutral third party called a mediator helps people in conflict negotiate a mutually acceptable agreement. A mediator facilitates communication, promotes understanding, assists the parties to identify their needs and interests, and...

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COVID-19 Changes For Property Investors

COVID-19 Changes For Property Investors

The Queensland Government has tabled regulations to provide relief under Residential Tenancy Agreements both for the Covid-19 pandemic and also where a Tenant is experiencing domestic violence. Both Buyers and Sellers will need to be aware of the new measures and the...

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In A Financially Abusive Relationship?

Financial abuse is something that constantly flies under the radar, however, it is generally the main reason that people will remain in an abusive relationship, especially if they have children to support. In a nutshell, financial abuse is when a person takes over or...

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COVID-19 v Co-Parenting

The Australian Federal Government has announced significant restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but what does this mean for the shared care of your child/children? Whilst the rest of Australia has seemingly gone into lockdown the Family Courts certainly...

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How To Prepare For Your First Meeting With A Divorce Lawyer

It is surprising the amount of misinformation and half-truths that people pick up from well-meaning friends and associates along the separation journey.  Sometimes that misinformation can be overwhelming leading to uncertainty and paralysis.  Sometimes it causes...

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