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Mitchells Solicitors delivers quality advice, friendly service and thorough solutions to your legal problems. The firm has expertise in particular areas of law, most significantly in the areas of wills, trusts, estate disputes and litigation, family law, elder law, the law for disabled children and adults, and property and conveyancing.
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Changes to superannuation have potentially made life more difficult for people who have lost their super during a divorce. In the middle of a federal election campaign, and just after the government’s Budget, there is a lot of political rhetoric flying about. It’s easy to tune out. But the government is proposing changes to superannuation[…]
The battle over the estate of pop star Prince looks like it is only just beginning. Prince was only 57 when he died on April 21, and it is thought that he died without a will. This means there is likely to be a drawn out battle over his estate. The daughter and granddaughter of[…]
Divorce is not an unusual occurrence in our society anymore, with most statistics telling us that 1 in 3 marriages will end in divorce. What is often unspoken is how difficult divorce is to go through and that there are many conflicting emotions to go through that are similar to a death in the family.[…]
While the jailing some years back of former judge Marcus Einfeld for perjury in trying to avoid a traffic ticket remains a stern reminder always to tell the truth, a New South Wales court decision has rung similar warning bells to all those called upon to witness the signing of property documents. The law is familiar,[…]
The sons of English TV star Lynda Bellingham,, who died of cancer in 2014, have launched an estate battle contesting their mother’s will after they discovered that their mother had left her entire estate to her third husband, Michael Pattemore. They have also accused Lynda’s widower of depriving them of their inheritance, evicting them from[…]
Six LJ Hooker real estate branches collapsed this month after the couple running the businesses are investigated for misappropriating their client’s money. More than one hundred clients are owed substantial sums of money. The six branches in Melbourne were shut down by the company’s head office last week with customers claiming that hundreds of thousands[…]
Britain’s divorce law has been slammed as being outdated and manipulative, because that jurisdiction still does not recognise no-fault divorce. In the case of Britain’s divorce culture, the problem goes beyond exploitative individuals and lies deep within the system itself. Because there is not a no-fault divorce, unless you want to wait years, you need to establish[…]
The four big banks are facing a growing backlash among their customers, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, and the government. A Brisbane woman allegedly bankrupted by the financial decisions of her ex-partner is taking on one of Australia’s big banks, alleging it failed to properly handle her banking needs. The National Australia Bank has[…]
A misuse of a power of attorney arises where an enduring attorney uses the powers given to them by the the person who made the enduring power of attorney to benefit themselves (or someone close to them) at the expense of the person they are supposed to be protecting. The misuse of a power attorney[…]
Are you consider buying an apartment off the plan? The Reserve Bank has been issuing warnings since at least October last year about the possibility of a severe contraction in the amount of Chinese money coming to Australia for apartments. The apartment market is looking at approvals of about $65 billion. If it cracks it[…]