Why You Shouldn’t Write A DIY Will

Why You Shouldn’t Write A DIY Will

You may think that a DIY will will save you time and money. It is commonly believed that creating a will is expensive and that it’s so much easier and beneficial to write and draft your own. A Will is a very important document and must adhere to a complex part...
How To Prevent Fraud Against The Elderly

How To Prevent Fraud Against The Elderly

Elder abuse continues to rise in our community, and one form of abuse is fraud. Unfortunately, elderly people can be one of the most vulnerable groups within the community when it comes to fraud. In some cases, the person committing the act of fraud may also be of a...
Child Custody: Parenting After Divorce

Child Custody: Parenting After Divorce

It’s commonly believed that when a child custody case is before the court, that the mother will automatically receive the children. The truth is that when a court is deciding child custody, gender is completely disregarded. The court’s main concern is the...
Corporate Trustee v Individual Trustee

Corporate Trustee v Individual Trustee

Should you choose a corporate trustee or an individual trustee for your trust? In the last few years, Australia has seen an increase in people forming trusts for a variety of reasons. It may be to run a business, to manage a self-managed super fund or to establish a...
Which Business Structure Should You Choose?

Which Business Structure Should You Choose?

Which is the best business structure for you? There are approximately 2 million small and medium businesses in Australia, each functioning in a way that suits their size and structure. However, choosing the right business structure is vital for your business and will...
Prenuptial Agreements Signed Under Duress

Prenuptial Agreements Signed Under Duress

What happens when prenuptial agreements are signed under duress? Will they be upheld by the court? And how does the court determine what constitutes duress? A Prenuptial Agreement (also known as a Binding Financial Agreement) can be made before marriage to discuss the...
Conveyancing: Why Choose a Lawyer

Conveyancing: Why Choose a Lawyer

Most people require help with conveyancing when purchasing a property. But should you use a lawyer or conveyancer to help you purchase a property? Every time a property changes hands the process is called conveyancing, and conveyancing can be done by either a...