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Why is taking a holiday so important?

Do you have a good work-life balance? If you answered NO, it really is time to sort it out.  Not after this project or next month or next year.  You need to do it now.  Because Life is Short. Because your kids are only kids once. Because you matter.  And work - trust me [...]

By |2021-08-18T11:52:34+10:00August 18th, 2021|Commercial, Family Law, Succession|0 Comments

What is a Letter of Demand?

A Letter of Demand comes to play where an agreement has been entered into and a breach of the agreement has occurred. When all negotiations to settle the breach have failed to have any effect, a Letter of Demand – sent to the defaulting party – is often considered to be a final reminder [...]

By |2021-08-16T11:49:09+10:00July 23rd, 2021|Commercial, Corporate, Insolvency, Litigation|0 Comments

Berthing Boats in Brisbane

Did you know that Brisbane waterways are owned by the Port of Brisbane? The Mariner where boats are berthed/moored are managed by body corporate/strata managers, who sub-lease their spaces from the Port of Brisbane. Any berthing disputes on behalf of the owner of the boat, answer to the body corporate, as they sub-lease from [...]

By |2021-05-31T13:08:49+10:00April 19th, 2021|Commercial, Litigation|0 Comments

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filling in a Legal Document

What's in a Name?  A lot, legally! Avoid these common mistakes on legal contracts... When entering into a contract or completing any other legal document, it is important to ensure that the parties names are spelt correctly and are identical to their identification documents such as a driver’s licence, passport or birth certificate. We [...]

Essential Estate Planning Information

Who should have an estate plan? If you are over the age of 18 & own anything (even Superannuation) – you should have an Estate Plan. If you have children, or own your own business, it's absolutely essential that you have a plan for what happens when you pass away How can we help? [...]

By |2021-04-19T10:09:35+10:00February 11th, 2021|Commercial, Succession|0 Comments

Common Estate Planning Mistakes

It is important to have appropriate estate planning documentation in place to ensure that your estate planning objectives are achieved when you pass away or lose capacity to take care of yourself. These are common Estate Planning Mistakes that our clients make... Thinking that testamentary trusts are only for complex situations or high net [...]

By |2021-02-11T13:34:52+10:00February 11th, 2021|Commercial, Succession|0 Comments

Common Mistakes when Nominating a Financial Controller

While there are only a few legal rules regulating who can be nominated as a financial controller under an estate plan (i.e. executor, trustee, attorney), there are some common sense principles which can make or break the effectiveness of an estate plan. These are the top 10 mistakes people make when nominating their financial [...]

By |2021-02-11T13:35:09+10:00February 11th, 2021|Commercial, Succession|0 Comments

Asset Protection

What asset protection is available for real estate investors? Investing in real estate can pose risks that might result in legal proceedings. Asset protection for real estate investors can be achieved by implementing the following protections: Insurance: Having an insurance policy in place on a property can help protect it against risks and is [...]

By |2020-11-24T22:37:58+10:00September 17th, 2020|Commercial, Insolvency|0 Comments

Asset Protection for Property Investors

What is Asset Protection? With insolvencies on the rise given the current Pandemic, the need for directors of companies and business owners to protect their assets is even more critical as they could be named in litigation proceedings along with their company. The aim of asset protection is to safeguard assets from legal, business [...]

By |2020-09-17T11:37:14+10:00September 17th, 2020|Commercial, Insolvency|0 Comments

There will be insolvencies

“There will be insolvencies. There will be bankruptcies. There will be some businesses that will not recover. That's the harsh reality of an economic downturn that's the worst in 100 years,” – Reserve Bank Governor Phillip Lowe on a recent appearance before a parliamentary committee. What is insolvency? Legally, what is Insolvency? Insolvency occurs [...]

By |2020-08-18T23:57:16+10:00August 18th, 2020|Commercial, Insolvency|0 Comments
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