Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Thinking about Starting up your own Business?

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, Video

Starting your own business can be an exciting challenge however; it can also be quite a daunting process. Our Business and…

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Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

Debbie Sage Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

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Being an Executor?

Debbie Sage Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

Angela Harry Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

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Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Dying without a Will

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

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Not so Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

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Getting a Will is for Everybody

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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What Happens if I Don’t Do a Will?

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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Economic challenges cause a rise in director and shareholder disputes

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

An economic downturn and uncertainty around how businesses can recover from the impact of COVID-19 has created a spike in…

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Don’t blindly trust the Public Trustee – there are alternative options available

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Take caution when making important decisions about who to appoint as your administrator to manage your legal and financial affairs….

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When was the last time you reviewed your superannuation insurance policies? Don’t assume you’re covered!

Amy Lewis Compensation Claims, General Legal, Superannuation

Superannuation funds typically offer three types of insurance for their members. Attwood Marshall Lawyers Compensation Law Senior Paralegal, Amy Lewis,…

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Undue influence and unconscionable conduct in Will-making is elder abuse and is a serious issue

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Writing a Will takes careful consideration. A Will should be a true reflection of the Will-maker’s intention and what they…

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Executor’s Commission – Being an Executor of an estate can be a stressful and time consuming role, but you can be compensated for your ‘pains and troubles’

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Estate Litigation Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson, explains how an Executor appointed in a Will can apply for…

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COVID-19 causes increase in elder abuse cases as social distancing creates a new degree of isolation

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates

Many things constitute elder abuse including physical, financial and emotional abuse. With COVID-19 isolating the elderly, elder abuse cases are…

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Superannuation insurance benefits can be paid early if you are terminally ill to help you live the rest of your life the way you wish and support your family

Amy Lewis General Legal, Superannuation

Many people assume they have appropriate cover in their insurance policies. However, it is important to be aware of the…

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NSW house hunters encouraged to get ready – auctions brought forward over fear of second wave of COVID-19

Rachel Godden General Legal, Property Law

There has been a trend of agents bringing forward auction dates across New South Wales over fears of a second…

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A Binding Death Benefit Nomination can determine how your self-managed superannuation funds are dealt with upon death

Angela Harry General Legal, Wills & Estates

A Binding Death Benefit Nomination is a relatively new tool used in the context of succession planning. Wills and Estates…

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Estate planning is essential to ensure your retirement savings are passed on to your loved ones

Angela Harry General Legal

Estate planning is more than simply writing your Will. It often involves a suite of documents, including Wills, Enduring Powers…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes new legislation to support first responders battling PTSD under QLD WorkCover

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace presented a Bill to Parliament amending the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to make…

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Executors beware! You may be personally liable for the expenses of administering an estate or legal costs of defending a Will

April Kennedy Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Many people are unaware of the expenses involved when you are the Executor in an estate and are required to…

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How do I bequeath wealth from my Self Managed Super Fund? (Blog & Podcast)

Angela Harry General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts, Superannuation, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills & Estates Partner Angela Harry discusses the complex laws which govern how the wealth you have…

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Everything you need to know about a Granny Flat Agreement (Podcast & Blog))

Angela Harry General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

Moving into a granny flat is a great way to live close to your loved ones while providing them with…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers and 4CRB Commence 2020 Series of ‘Law Talks’ for Elders

Angela Harry Estate Litigation, General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers’ successful Radio 4CRB segment – ‘LawTalks’ – is here for another year, writes Wills & Estates Partner…

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PODCAST: Most Common Questions about Property Settlements, Separation and Divorce

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts

In this blog and podcast by Family Law Senior Associate Hayley Condon, we canvas the most common FAQs around property…

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PODCAST: Defending a Contested Will – Your Role as Executor

April Kennedy Estate Litigation, Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Defending a contested will can be a complicated and stressful event for executors. Estate Litigation Associate April Kennedy gives valuable…

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PODCAST: The Battle Over Robin Williams’ Heirlooms

Melissa Tucker General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Robin Williams’ contested estate raises important issues about estate litigation over personal items, writes Estate Litigation Senior Associate, Melissa Tucker….

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How do I choose an Attorney or Guardian? (Podcast & Blog)

Emily Edmonds General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Choosing an Attorney or Guardian is often a difficult task. An experienced lawyer should be there to help you make…

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Who can apply to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to be an administrator? – Wills and Estates Law

Melissa Tucker Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

If a loved one has lost capacity, Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help you with an application to the Queensland Civil and…

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There’s No Such Thing as a Free Will – Beware of the Public Trust Office!

Jeff Garrett Podcast, Podcasts, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Listen to our podcast with Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett  where he discusses the problems associated with doing your Will with…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

Angela Harry Podcast, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers acted for the successful respondent in the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Perry v Nicholson [2017] QSC…

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Who Pays the Legal Fees in a Will Dispute?

Melissa Tucker Estate Litigation, Podcast

Will disputes are on the increase in Australia. One of the most common questions asked by people who believe they…

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Divorce and recoupling – how can this affect your Will

Lucy McPherson Family Law, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many people are unaware that divorce has the effect of revoking parts of a Will. Wills & Estates Senior Associate,…

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COVID-19: Our offices are open for business

Jeff Garrett Compensation Law, Estate Litigation, Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates

We have implemented an approved COVID Safe Plan at all our offices and are officially registered as a COVID Safe…

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Family Law welcomes back experienced Solicitor Emily Edmonds as Federal Courts expedite Covid-19 matters

Michael Twohill Family Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers’ Family Law Department is expanding with the return of experienced family law and estate planning solicitor Emily…

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Government responds to our call for urgent amendment to Queensland Border Exemptions (UPDATED)

Michael Twohill Family Law

Issues with cross-border parenting arrangements for children of separated parents has caused uncertainty and anxiety for some families. Family Special…

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How is divorce for over 50s different? Our guide for separation with assets, businesses and blended families (Podcast)

Michael Twohill Family Law, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Family Law Special Counsel, Michael Twohill, explains the key issues to consider divorce for over 50s. Divorce…

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Camp Hill murder-suicide a wake up call for judicial system: Family Law Special Counsel

Michael Twohill Family Law, General Legal

The Camp Hill murder-suicide is a wake up call for the judicial system to do more to protect families experiencing…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Appoint Family Law Special Counsel Michael Twohill to Expand Services at Kingscliff

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers are proud to announce the appointment of a new and highly experienced Family Law Special Counsel to…

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PODCAST: Common legal dilemmas over Xmas and how to get urgent legal help

Jeff Garrett Criminal and Traffic Law, Family Law, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

For most people, Christmas time is a time to relax and catch up with family and friends… for lawyers, it…

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Married At First Sight: A Mockery of the Institution of Marriage – blog – Family Law

Hayley Condon Family Law

“If you thought I was the worst wife, you don’t want me as your worst enemy” These were the last…

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Divorce: 7 Mistakes Separating Couples Make When They Don’t Get a Family Lawyer

Hayley Condon Family Law

In divorce, not engaging a family lawyer is a counter-active trap many separating couples can fall into to try to save…

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Family Dispute Resolution: Would it Help the Jolie-Pitt Divorce?

Hayley Condon Family Law

A PASSIONATE beginning and millions in wealth could not save the sexiest man and woman alive from the need for…

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Australia says YES to Same Sex Marriage – What about the legal issues?

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal

Legal issues arising from historic ‘YES’ vote and same sex marriage legislation – Senior Associate and senior family lawyer Hayley…

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PODCAST: Most Common Questions about Property Settlements, Separation and Divorce

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal, Podcast, Podcasts

In this blog and podcast by Family Law Senior Associate Hayley Condon, we canvas the most common FAQs around property…

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Taking Care During Separation

Jeff Garrett Family Law, Podcast

Relationships can be difficult. But what happens when marital or de-facto couples find themselves at a fork in the road?…

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Attwood Marshall leading the field in surrogacy law

Jeff Garrett Family Law, Podcast

In what is understood to be only the second application heard since the commencement of the Surrogacy Act 2010, Attwood…

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Rhiannon Garrett – Compensation Law Senior Paralegal

Rhiannon Garrett Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Introducing our Compensation Law Senior Paralegal/Law Graduate, Rhiannon Garrett. If you have a workers compensation claim, please contact Department Manager…

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Injured in the Gym

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about being injured in the gym. If you have a…

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WorkCover Offer QLD

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Offer in QLD. If you have a workers…

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Workplace Injuries – The Employer

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video the role of the Employer with regards to Workplace Injuries….

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WorkCover Medicals

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Medicals. If you have a workers compensation claim,…

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Injured at Work QLD

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what you should do if you’ve been injured at…

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CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim. If you have a…

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What Cyclists Need to Know

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what cyclists need to know. If you have a…

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No Win, No Fee for Cyclists

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about No Win No Fee for Cyclists. If you have…

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What to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident….

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What is An Accredited Specialist

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what an accredited specialist is. If you have a workers…

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No Win, No Fee

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what “No Win, No Fee” means. If you have a…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes new legislation to support first responders battling PTSD under QLD WorkCover

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace presented a Bill to Parliament amending the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to make…

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Workers’ Compensation schemes investigated as unethical practices exposed – WorkCover QLD the best scheme in Australia!

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes the joint investigation by The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and ABC TV’s Four Corners which…

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Policewoman wins eight-year insurance battle for TPD claim after suffering PTSD

Amy Lewis Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

A NSW Police officer has had to fight for eight years for her right to a Total Permanent and Disability…

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Queensland’s first jail sentence for new industrial manslaughter laws

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

The first sentence has been handed down by a Judge, with an auto wrecking yard ordered to pay a $3…

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COVID-19: Our offices are open for business

Jeff Garrett Compensation Law, Estate Litigation, Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates

We have implemented an approved COVID Safe Plan at all our offices and are officially registered as a COVID Safe…

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Coronavirus and Compensation Claims – How Does It Work?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law

The legal industry is considering Coronavirus and potential workers compensation claims, writes Attwood Marshall Lawyers Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche….

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Manus Island detention centre social worker wins compensation after sexual assault

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

Compensation Senior Associate, Lisa Robertson, shares her recent experience in fighting against a billion-dollar company to uphold the legal rights…

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“Appalling and self-serving”: Greedy insurers put CTP compensation for injured Queenslanders under threat

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers have warned the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance scheme for injured motorists is under threat and call…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers take legal action over death of boilermaker at North Queensland site

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers is taking legal action for a mining worker who suffered severe psychiatric injury as the first responder…

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Types of life insurance and how to make a claim for life insurance – Compensation Law

Amy Lewis Compensation Law, General Legal

We usually avoid discussing worst case scenarios or “what ifs”, but when it comes to ensuring your family’s financial security,…

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Eight killed in one month: tragic toll calls for motorbike vigilance

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

The newly released data showing a spike in fatalities on Queensland roads is a tragic reminder for increased vigilance around…

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Earle Haven evacuation: legal information about RAD bonds, medical and other compensation

Jeff Garrett Compensation Law, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers encourage Earle Haven evacuees and their families to seek legal advice on RAD bonds, exit fees and…

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Rhiannon Garrett – Compensation Law Senior Paralegal

Rhiannon Garrett Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Introducing our Compensation Law Senior Paralegal/Law Graduate, Rhiannon Garrett. If you have a workers compensation claim, please contact Department Manager…

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Injured in the Gym

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about being injured in the gym. If you have a…

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WorkCover Offer QLD

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Offer in QLD. If you have a workers…

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Workplace Injuries – The Employer

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video the role of the Employer with regards to Workplace Injuries….

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WorkCover Medicals

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Medicals. If you have a workers compensation claim,…

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Injured at Work QLD

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what you should do if you’ve been injured at…

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CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim. If you have a…

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What Cyclists Need to Know

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what cyclists need to know. If you have a…

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No Win, No Fee for Cyclists

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about No Win No Fee for Cyclists. If you have…

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What to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident….

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What is An Accredited Specialist

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what an accredited specialist is. If you have a workers…

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No Win, No Fee

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what “No Win, No Fee” means. If you have a…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes new legislation to support first responders battling PTSD under QLD WorkCover

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace presented a Bill to Parliament amending the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to make…

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Workers’ Compensation schemes investigated as unethical practices exposed – WorkCover QLD the best scheme in Australia!

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes the joint investigation by The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and ABC TV’s Four Corners which…

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Policewoman wins eight-year insurance battle for TPD claim after suffering PTSD

Amy Lewis Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

A NSW Police officer has had to fight for eight years for her right to a Total Permanent and Disability…

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Queensland’s first jail sentence for new industrial manslaughter laws

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

The first sentence has been handed down by a Judge, with an auto wrecking yard ordered to pay a $3…

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COVID-19: Our offices are open for business

Jeff Garrett Compensation Law, Estate Litigation, Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates

We have implemented an approved COVID Safe Plan at all our offices and are officially registered as a COVID Safe…

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Coronavirus and Compensation Claims – How Does It Work?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law

The legal industry is considering Coronavirus and potential workers compensation claims, writes Attwood Marshall Lawyers Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche….

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Manus Island detention centre social worker wins compensation after sexual assault

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

Compensation Senior Associate, Lisa Robertson, shares her recent experience in fighting against a billion-dollar company to uphold the legal rights…

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“Appalling and self-serving”: Greedy insurers put CTP compensation for injured Queenslanders under threat

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers have warned the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance scheme for injured motorists is under threat and call…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers take legal action over death of boilermaker at North Queensland site

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers is taking legal action for a mining worker who suffered severe psychiatric injury as the first responder…

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Types of life insurance and how to make a claim for life insurance – Compensation Law

Amy Lewis Compensation Law, General Legal

We usually avoid discussing worst case scenarios or “what ifs”, but when it comes to ensuring your family’s financial security,…

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Eight killed in one month: tragic toll calls for motorbike vigilance

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

The newly released data showing a spike in fatalities on Queensland roads is a tragic reminder for increased vigilance around…

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Earle Haven evacuation: legal information about RAD bonds, medical and other compensation

Jeff Garrett Compensation Law, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers encourage Earle Haven evacuees and their families to seek legal advice on RAD bonds, exit fees and…

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PODCAST: Common legal dilemmas over Xmas and how to get urgent legal help

Jeff Garrett Criminal and Traffic Law, Family Law, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

For most people, Christmas time is a time to relax and catch up with family and friends… for lawyers, it…

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NSW Strangulation Laws Aim to Reduce Domestic Violence Deaths

Richard Smith Criminal and Traffic Law

THE NSW Government has introduced tough new reforms to the Crimes Act, to reduce the number of domestic violence homicides….

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Domestic Violence Matters in NSW

Amanda Heather Criminal and Traffic Law

Apprehended Violence Orders (also known as AVO’s) are court orders for future protection from violence or threats to your safety…

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Has Your QLD Driver`s Licence Been Suspended? You May Be Eligible For A Special Hardship Licence

Amanda Heather Criminal and Traffic Law

What is a special hardship licence? A special hardship licence is a court order that will enable you to continue…

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Keeping up to Speed on New Queensland Road Rules

Amanda Heather Criminal and Traffic Law

The start of 2015 has brought about a number of changes to the Queensland Road Rules to reflect the new…

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Buying Property in NSW? It’s Completely Different to Qld!

Rachel Godden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

Many people are unaware of the differences between QLD and NSW when buying a property in New South Wales. Although…

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

Senior Associate and Litigation Lawyer Charles Lethbridge discusses the disputes that arise from the joint ownership of property and how…

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Foreigners Buying Property in Australia

Rachel Godden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

It is a well known fact more and more foreign investors are buying property in Australia, and more specifically, on…

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NSW house hunters encouraged to get ready – auctions brought forward over fear of second wave of COVID-19

Rachel Godden General Legal, Property Law

There has been a trend of agents bringing forward auction dates across New South Wales over fears of a second…

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Special conditions in property contracts – the stakes are high if you get them wrong

Raphaelle Worrall General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Ensuring Property Contracts are overseen by an experienced solicitor is imperative for property transactions. Poorly written or vague special conditions…

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House hunters receiving JobKeeper – pros, cons and considerations

Barry van Heerden General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

The process of applying for a home loan can be daunting at the best of times. For the estimated 6…

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COVID-19 changes Australian’s home ownership goals

Rachel Godden General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

With positive changes rolling out in the industry and restrictions lifting further, there is a buzz being felt in the…

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QLD legislates Regulations for COVID-19 Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct

Georgia Taylor Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law

With each state and territory taking a different approach to introducing the new Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct in the…

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NSW legislates Regulations for COVID-19 Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct

Georgia Taylor Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law

The Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct was introduced to help balance the interests of landlords and tenants and provide relief…

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Why you must get legal advice before signing Retirement Village Agreements

Emily Edmonds General Legal, Property Law, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estates Lawyer, Emily Edmonds, discusses Retirement Village Agreements and the importance of having a lawyer…

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Five reasons to buy a first home during COVID-19

Raphaelle Worrall Business & Commercial, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Now is not the time to give up on your dream of owning your first home, writes Law Graduate/QLD Property…

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PEXA critical for property transactions during COVID-19

Rachel Godden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

It is critical for real estate agents to refer buyers and sellers of property to a law firm registered to…

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What are your rights as Landlord or Lessee in a Lease during COVID-19?

Barry van Heerden Building, Developer and Construction Disputes, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Now is the time to review your contracts, determine the scope of any force majeure clauses and your options if…

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Tips for acquiring assets into a Self-Managed Super Fund

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

Property & Commercial Partner Barry van Heerden discusses the legislation governing the purchase of assets into a Self-Managed Super Funds…

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For Real Estate Agents: Handy tips and real cases to safeguard your commission

Raphaelle Worrall General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

To safeguard your entitlement to commission on a property sale, ensure you follow these handy tips, writes Property Paralegal and…

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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

Debbie Sage Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

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Being an Executor?

Debbie Sage Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

Angela Harry Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

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Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Dying without a Will

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

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Not so Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

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Getting a Will is for Everybody

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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What Happens if I Don’t Do a Will?

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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What should I bring to my first Appointment?

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates

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PODCAST: Defending a Contested Will – Your Role as Executor

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Defending a contested will can be a complicated and stressful event for executors. Estate Litigation Associate April Kennedy gives valuable…

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PODCAST: The Battle Over Robin Williams’ Heirlooms

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Robin Williams’ contested estate raises important issues about estate litigation over personal items, writes Estate Litigation Senior Associate, Melissa Tucker….

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How do I choose an Attorney or Guardian? (Podcast & Blog)

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Choosing an Attorney or Guardian is often a difficult task. An experienced lawyer should be there to help you make…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

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Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

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Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what people need to bring to their first appointment/consult…

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Robin Williams’ contested estate raises important issues about estate litigation over personal items, writes Estate Litigation Senior Associate, Melissa Tucker….

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers acted for the successful respondent in the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Perry v Nicholson [2017] QSC…

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If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

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Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what people need to bring to their first appointment/consult…

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Take caution when making important decisions about who to appoint as your administrator to manage your legal and financial affairs….

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Many people are unaware of the expenses involved when you are the Executor in an estate and are required to…

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Capacity can be an emotionally charged topic, especially in relation to Dementia or Alzheimer’s and other degenerative conditions. Estate Litigation…

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Many people are unaware of the obligations as an Executor of an estate. Wills & Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson,…

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Many people are unaware that divorce has the effect of revoking parts of a Will. Wills & Estates Senior Associate,…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills & Estates Partner Angela Harry discusses the complex laws which govern how the wealth you have…

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Everything you need to know about a Granny Flat Agreement (Podcast & Blog))

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Moving into a granny flat is a great way to live close to your loved ones while providing them with…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers’ successful Radio 4CRB segment – ‘LawTalks’ – is here for another year, writes Wills & Estates Partner…

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PODCAST: Defending a Contested Will – Your Role as Executor

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Defending a contested will can be a complicated and stressful event for executors. Estate Litigation Associate April Kennedy gives valuable…

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PODCAST: The Battle Over Robin Williams’ Heirlooms

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Robin Williams’ contested estate raises important issues about estate litigation over personal items, writes Estate Litigation Senior Associate, Melissa Tucker….

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How do I choose an Attorney or Guardian? (Podcast & Blog)

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Choosing an Attorney or Guardian is often a difficult task. An experienced lawyer should be there to help you make…

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Who can apply to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to be an administrator? – Wills and Estates Law

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If a loved one has lost capacity, Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help you with an application to the Queensland Civil and…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers acted for the successful respondent in the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Perry v Nicholson [2017] QSC…

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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

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If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Estate Planning for your Online Afterlife – Important Changes to Facebook – You can now change your Facebook settings to state what happens when you die!

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, Video, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Estate planning is important for your online assets too. Digital assets such as a Facebook account often have significant sentimental…

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Sixth Month Time Limit for Contesting Wills

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  MAKE SURE YOU GET LEGAL ADVICE QUICKLY! It is usually the last thing on people’s minds when they have…

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Don’t blindly trust the Public Trustee – there are alternative options available

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Take caution when making important decisions about who to appoint as your administrator to manage your legal and financial affairs….

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Undue influence and unconscionable conduct in Will-making is elder abuse and is a serious issue

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Writing a Will takes careful consideration. A Will should be a true reflection of the Will-maker’s intention and what they…

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Executor’s Commission – Being an Executor of an estate can be a stressful and time consuming role, but you can be compensated for your ‘pains and troubles’

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Many people are unaware of the expenses involved when you are the Executor in an estate and are required to…

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Defending a contested Will can be a complicated and stressful event for Executors. Estate Litigation Associate, April Kennedy, gives valuable…

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A Will can provide peace of mind to the Will-maker, knowing their intentions to provide for their family are legally…

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Capacity can be an emotionally charged topic, especially in relation to Dementia or Alzheimer’s and other degenerative conditions. Estate Litigation…

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SUPER MISTAKE: Financial Planner faces damages claim after preparing faulty Binding Nomination

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A significant proportion of the wealth of people today is held in the superannuation environment and it is not uncommon…

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We have implemented an approved COVID Safe Plan at all our offices and are officially registered as a COVID Safe…

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What happens to a jointly held life insurance policy after separation?

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When a couple go through a separation there are a myriad of legal aspects to consider. Separation can be a…

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There seems to have been a dramatic increase in accountants and financial planners offering ‘estate planning’ advice to their clients. …

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Defending a contested will can be a complicated and stressful event for executors. Estate Litigation Associate April Kennedy gives valuable…

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Who Pays the Legal Fees in a Will Dispute?

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Will disputes are on the increase in Australia. One of the most common questions asked by people who believe they…

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You might have heard or seen media reports in relation to all the commotion surrounding the estate of the late…

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The Changing Landscape of Inheritance Law

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Historically, conversations around kitchen tables about the rights of adopted children and step children have been common place in relation…

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Contesting Wills on a No Win, No Fee Basis

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Thinking of Contesting a Will? Listen to our interview with Practice Director, Jeff Garrett If you have been left out…

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Amanda Heather – Department Manager

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Introducing our Department Manager & Senior Paralegal for the Criminal Law and Commercial Litigation Departments, Amanda Heather. If you would…

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

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Senior Associate and Litigation Lawyer Charles Lethbridge discusses the disputes that arise from the joint ownership of property and how…

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Storm and Flood Damage Insurance Claims – 7 Tips for Dealing with your Insurance Company

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In 2017 Cyclone Debbie and her aftermath has wreaked a path of destruction through Queensland and into Northern New South Wales.  Senior Associate Charles Lethbridge gives some helpful tips to...

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Economic challenges cause a rise in director and shareholder disputes

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An economic downturn and uncertainty around how businesses can recover from the impact of COVID-19 has created a spike in…

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As last week’s Equestrian Queensland, Equestrian Community Hub Q&A presenter, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Georgia Taylor, takes a look at our…

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With each state and territory taking a different approach to introducing the new Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct in the…

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NSW legislates Regulations for COVID-19 Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct

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The Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct was introduced to help balance the interests of landlords and tenants and provide relief…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Georgia Taylor, discusses how customers affected by banking scandals continue to come off second best…

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Scott Morrison has announced, on behalf of the National Cabinet, a set of proposed laws that will soon be legislated…

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Starting your own business can be an exciting challenge however; it can also be quite a daunting process. Our Business and…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett – a lawyer of 33 years’ experience in civil litigation – reflects…

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VIDEO: Solicitor Georgia Taylor discusses successful civil defence against a horse seller – Thoroughbred Racing Law

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The Attwood Marshall Lawyers Caulfield Cup Raceday at the Gold Coast Turf Club on October 19, 2019, was a great…

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SEVEN years ago, jockey Daniel Griffin was in a hospital bed and clinging to life after a near-death three-horse fall…

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IT’S SOMEWHAT WINS THE GROUP 2 HOLLINDALE STAKES IN A 1ST FOR TRAINER DARREN BEADMAN AND GODOLPHIN We all know…

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Foreigners Buying Property in Australia

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It is a well known fact more and more foreign investors are buying property in Australia, and more specifically, on…

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To safeguard your entitlement to commission on a property sale, ensure you follow these handy tips, writes Property Paralegal and…

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A few oversights during the transaction of a property can see a real estate agent lose their commission, writes QLD…

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Buying your first home on the Gold Coast?  Gold Coast First Home Buyers are the big winners of the new…

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First Home Buyers’ Guide: Which is best, QLD or NSW? – Stamp Duty, Grants, Concessions and Exemptions – Property & Commercial Law

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Are you thinking of purchasing a property off the plan? Property & Commercial Lawyer, Andrea McGarry, explains how to protect…

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Many things constitute elder abuse including physical, financial and emotional abuse. With COVID-19 isolating the elderly, elder abuse cases are…

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Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace presented a Bill to Parliament amending the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to make…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes the joint investigation by The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and ABC TV’s Four Corners which…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills & Estates Partner Angela Harry discusses the complex laws which govern how the wealth you have…

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Everything you need to know about a Granny Flat Agreement (Podcast & Blog))

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Moving into a granny flat is a great way to live close to your loved ones while providing them with…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers and 4CRB Commence 2020 Series of ‘Law Talks’ for Elders

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PODCAST: Most Common Questions about Property Settlements, Separation and Divorce

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PODCAST: The Battle Over Robin Williams’ Heirlooms

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Robin Williams’ contested estate raises important issues about estate litigation over personal items, writes Estate Litigation Senior Associate, Melissa Tucker….

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Choosing an Attorney or Guardian is often a difficult task. An experienced lawyer should be there to help you make…

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The Legal Implications of the Runaway Stroller

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Last week, you might recall the near fatal accident of a baby in a stroller, left unattended by their parents as…

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Historically, conversations around kitchen tables about the rights of adopted children and step children have been common place in relation…

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