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Are your legal affairs in order?

We have recently written about the importance of having a will and provided you tips for appointing your executor. Hopefully these will have spurred you on to get a new will or at least consider whether your current will meets your needs. Having prepared a new will, it is important…

Why do you need a Will – what happens if you don’t have one?

  If a person dies without a valid Will this is described as dying intestate. Part 3 of the Succession Act 1981 (the Act) in Queensland contains provisions for estate administration when someone dies intestate. Schedule 2 contains the details of what happens in different circumstances depending on whether there…

3 things to consider when selling your business

There are a number of factors to consider when selling your business, one of the most important being how much you would like to sell your business for.  Selling your business can be a challenging task, so it’s important to get it right.  Aside from the sale price, there are…

Resolve your matter: Family Dispute Resolution & Mediation

If you are recently separated or have been separated for some time, and have matters to discuss with your former spouse, Family Dispute Resolution and Mediation are two forums which provide parties with the opportunity to have open discussions and work towards resolving your matter.  So what is the difference…

Collaborative Divorce – How to separate and never go to Court

On the last Sunday in July you will have found our Fraser Murray sitting in a café in Manly, Sydney enjoying his coffee while watching the waves and reflecting on his last two days. Two days earlier Fraser had travelled from our practice at Coolum Beach to Sydney to participate…

Selling a Property? New tax rules for property sales over $750,000

On 1 July 2016 any Australian resident selling real property with a market value of $2 million or more needed to obtain a clearance certificate from the ATO, to confirm a 10 per cent withholding amount did not need to be withheld from the transaction.  The new rules were introduced…

Divorce – What you need to know

If you are separated or contemplating separation it is important to understand the process and some of the terminology used in getting 'a divorce'.  When you separate there are key things to consider: What the arrangements will be for your children, if you have children; How your property will be…

Storage of Safe Custody Documents

As many of you know, when you attend with us to prepare an enduring document such as a will or enduring power of attorney or for assistance in another matter which might require the storing of an original agreement or other document, we receipt your original documents into our safe…

Property Settlement Agreements: More than just a ‘piece of paper’ signed by your lawyer – Part 2

When you reach agreement about how your property will be distributed after separation it is essential to document the agreement in a formal way.  Without a formal agreement, that is, either a consent order made by the Family Court of Australia or a financial agreement entered into under the Family…

Property Settlement Agreements: More than just a ‘piece of paper’ signed by your lawyer – Part 1

When you reach agreement about how your property will be distributed after separation it is essential to document the agreement in a formal way.  Without a formal agreement, that is, either a consent order made by the Family Court of Australia or a financial agreement entered into under the Family…

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