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June

Making a Will if capacity is in question

It is well known that a Will is a legal document which sets out how a person wants their assets to be distributed once they die. If you are over the age of 18 you can make a Will – provided you have capacity.

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20

June

Fact or fiction – top 5 myths about family law property settlements

Most people know someone who has been affected by a family breakup. It is usually a very stressful and emotional time where people are anxious about the divorce, the property settlement and the emotional wellbeing and care arrangements for children.

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15

April

Protecting your cashflow – the importance of your terms of trade

Terms of Trade are the terms and conditions on which a business sells goods and services to customers and on which they buy goods and services from suppliers. These terms form the basis for the trading relationships for all businesses.

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15

April

Selling Your Home in Autumn

Spring is traditionally seen as the best time to sell a home, when the weather is warming up and buyers become more active. However, there are a number of studies which have revealed that autumn is equally as good, if not better than, spring to sell a residential property.

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15

April

Making Your Will Count – Healthy Will Checklist

If you don’t have a Will your assets will be divided according to how the law dictates in the rules of intestacy, that is, when you have not made a Will. If you die intestate it is very likely that your estate will not be distributed as you would have desired.

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17

February

Top 6 Power of Attorney Questions

Top 6 Power of Attorney Questions

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that gives a trusted person, the legal authority to act for you, and to make legally binding

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16

February

Self Managed Super Funds

Do it yourself super – Self Managed Super Funds

Self managed super funds (SMSF) are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to retail or industry fund superannuation funds because they allow people

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15

February

Buying a property at auction

Things you need to know BEFORE the auction day

Buying a property can often be an intimidating process, especially at auction where you are competing with other buyers and there is

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28

January

Merger Announcement

We are pleased to announce that on 1 January 2016, Gye Associates Lawyers became part of Cappello Rowe Lawyers. Tony Gye brings over 40 years’ experience to Cappello Rowe and, along with his team, specialises in commercial litigation and transactions, property law, wills and estates, and intellectual property.

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23

September

Testamentary Trusts

Testamentary trusts can be very effective estate planning tools to assist in providing for spouses, children and grandchildren, and are becoming increasingly popular as more people become aware of their

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