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June

The Risks of Going Guarantor – What To Ask the Lender

Has a family member asked you to provide a guarantee for their home loan or personal loan? If so, you need to be clear about your obligations under a contract

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June

Inheritances and Family Law – Divorce and Separation

Families and money can sometimes be a volatile combination. That is never more so than when Divorces and Wills are concerned.

When is an inheritance an asset for family law purposes?

The

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June

What is an Agreement to Lease – Things you should know

When renting business related property it is important for both landlords and tenants to understand the relationship they are entering into and the rights and obligations that they each have,

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March

Disclosure And Warranties In Residential Property Transactions

Sellers of residential real estate must give statutory warranties about the property they are selling certain disclosure documents in the contract. The disclosure and warranty requirements are found in the Conveyancing

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March

Parental Leave – Can I Return To Work Part Time?

Employees have a statutory entitlement to return to work and to their previous position after taking a period of parental leave under the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act).

If the

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12

March

Does A Pre-Nuptial Agreement Have To Be Fair?

It is now more than 10 years since the Family Law Act was changed to allow Australians to enter into pre-nuptial agreements (known as Financial Agreements or Binding Financial Agreements).

Under

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January

Strata Law Reforms

In 2015 the New South Wales Parliament passed the Strata Scheme Management Bill 2015 and the Strata Scheme Development Bill 2015, with more than 90 law changes. The legislation sets

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25

January

Changes to Personal Property Securities Act – PPS Leases

The Australian Government introduced the Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases) Bill in the House of Representatives. After passing through the Senate the proposed changes became law with the enactment

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25

January

Avoid Nasty Taxation Surprises in Family Law Settlements

There are significant differences in the tax consequences of certain family law related actions particularly when negotiating property settlement outcomes – the cutting of the cake!

Unique opportunities in the family

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October

Incentives for First Home Buyers in NSW

First home buyers in New South Wales can expect big stamp duty savings through reforms which were delivered in the 2017 budget and commenced on 1 July 2017.

The new package

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