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Five Myths of Divorce and Separation.

We often hear that individuals know what to expect because a friend, a colleague or a family member went through a separation. More often than not, the advice they have been given is incorrect or misleading. Here, the major focus is on five myths of divorce and separation. Every family law matter is different, and […]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN AUSTRALIA

Domestic Violence in Australia has been recognised as a major public health problem and it affects all people, irrespective of economic, educational, social, geographic or racial background.   Domestic Violence Statistics   Statistics reveal that, on average, at least one woman a week is killed by a partner or former partner in Australia and one in three Australian women has experienced physical violence […]

Estate Lawyer vs Free Will kit

Whilst writing your own Will might seem like a cheaper option, it can cause problems and be far more costly for your estate in the long run. Here is the answer for the most asked question “why do I need an Estate Lawyer” or “Estate Lawyer vs Free Will kit”. There are a number of formal requirements […]

Advance Health Directive & Medical Care

Here is how your advance health directive and Medical Care. Getting older is a part of life that no-one can avoid, so it’s worth thinking about the medical treatment you wish to receive if you lose the capacity to make such a choice for yourself. Who can make decisions regarding your health care? If you have the capacity, your Doctor should […]

Contesting or Disputing a Will

HOW TO CONTEST OR DISPUTE A WILL IN QUEENSLAND? There are generally two ways of disputing or contesting a Will: Questioning the validity of the Will; or Proving that there has been an inadequate provision for you under the Will.  QUESTIONING THE VALIDITY OF THE WILL A person may dispute the validity of a Will, […]

Death to Distribution : Estate Administration

The passing of a loved one is a difficult time for your family.  Here is everything you need to know from death to execution of a Will. Was there a valid Will? When someone passes away, their Will comes into effect to appoint someone as the Executor (also known as Legal Personal Representative) of their […]