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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 Lawyers – Servicing Gold Coast, Brisbane, Northern NSW, Sydney, Melbourne

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

“No Win, No Fee” Guarantee Attwood Marshall Lawyers acts on a No Win, No Fee guarantee for almost all compensation…

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Should I Feel Guilty About Contesting a Will?

Lucy McPherson Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video whether a client should feel guilty about contesting…

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Contesting Wills in QLD

Lucy McPherson Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about Contesting Wills in QLD. If you require…

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Free Advice

Lucy McPherson Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about getting free advice. If you require advice…

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First Appointment

Lucy McPherson Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video what clients should bring on their first appointment….

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Head Over the Handlebars – Cyclists Entitlement to Compensation!

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Over the past decade in Australia, cyclist-versus-driver road rage incidents and ‘retribution’ type accidents have become increasingly rife.  There appears…

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Gateway Motorway Road Rage Death Case Highlights Dangers to Commuters and Possible Claims

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Road rage assaults have doubled in the last 5 years – can injured victims of road rage claim compensation? Attwood Marshall…

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WorkCover Claims in QLD – Don`t Sign your Life Away!

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, Video

Attwood Marshall Partner and Qld Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law, Jeremy Roche talks about this hot topic…

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What happens when you die without a Will?

Larisa Kapur Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When you die without a Will (or a valid Will), the legal definition is that you die "intestate". Wills and Estates lawyer Larisa Kapur discusses some of the issues that...

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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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What Does “No Win, No Fee” Mean?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal, Video

  What Does “No Win, No Fee” Mean? The general definition of “No Win, No Fee” is quite simple. The…

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Prenuptial Agreements, Relationship Agreements, Financial Agreements – what’s the difference, and do we need one?

Michael Twohill Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Family Law Special Counsel, Michael Twohill, discusses the different types of financial agreements available to couples to…

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From the doghouse to the penthouse – it’s time to let the dogs in!

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, Property Law, Strata Law

The NSW Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Angus the Schnauzer, as apartment buildings can no longer create…

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Entitlements to commission – Does introducing a property to a potential buyer create an effective cause of sale?

Raphaelle Worrall General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

To be entitled to commission on the sale of a property, Real Estate Agents must show they are the effective…

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Decision to enforce competition will see PEXA lose its monopoly in the e-conveyancing market

Rachel Godden Business & Commercial, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

PEXA owns the monopoly in the electronic property transaction market, but all that will change with new rules set to…

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Record quad bike fatalities spark new safety laws for Australia

Sue Davidson Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Quad bikes (otherwise known as an all-terrain vehicle or ATV) are a major cause of death and serious injury in…

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Estrangement: Are parents obliged to provide for an estranged child in their Will?

Martin Mallon Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

The question of what is appropriate provision in someone’s Will can be complicated. Attwood Marshall Lawyers Estate Litigation Associate, Martin…

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Queensland Government rejects RACQ and Suncorp’s request to overhaul QLD’s CTP scheme

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes the decision of the QLD Labor Government and the LNP to REJECT the “appalling and self-serving”…

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The battle over Bathurst 1000 Legend’s Legacy – Peter Brock`s invalid DIY Will

Martin Mallon Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation Associate, Martin Mallon, assists Executors and beneficiaries in dealing with issues that arise from DIY Will kits and homemade…

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Seniors can connect and learn at Feros Care’s Virtual Social Centre

Debbie Sage General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates Senior Associate, and Accredited Aged Care Professional, Debbie Sage, has partnered with Feros Care…

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Take time for mental health – Queensland Mental Health Week 10-18 October 2020

Henry Garrett Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Queensland Mental Health Week is an annual awareness initiative linked to World Mental Health Day, which is held annually on…

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Contesting a Will by bringing a Family Provision Application

Martin Mallon Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Estate Litigation Associate, Martin Mallon, explains the devastation many people are faced with when discovering they have…

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Emergency COVID-19 relief extended for retail and commercial tenants in Queensland and New South Wales

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, General Legal

The QLD and NSW governments have announced extensions and amendments to the Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19…

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Who Keeps the Ring if the Wedding is Called Off?

Hayley Condon Family Law

Calling off an engagement can be a very painful and emotional experience and unfortunately, the last thing that you want…

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Financial Disclosure – not even Billionaires are safe.

Jeff Garrett Family Law

Despite being ranked 147th on the Forbes list of billionaires, Russian Dmitry Rybolovlev has not been able to elude the…

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“They aren’t coming back and I don’t care what the Orders say”…

Jeff Garrett Family Law

By Abbi Golightly These are the words that strike fear into the hearts of most separated parents, particularly those who…

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New Family Law Case with Big Impact

Jeff Garrett Family Law

Recently, the High Court of Australia delved into the depths of Australia’s Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), delivering its judgement…

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What is an Independent Children’s Lawyer?

Jeff Garrett Family Law

Same-Sex parents battling about the living arrangements of their baby daughter highlight the Court’s use and need for Independent Children’s…

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Change Your Will After Separation

Donna Tolley Family Law, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

It is never an easy situation to deal with a formal separation between a married or de facto couple. The…

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Violence, Harassment and Threats – Steps to ensure your safety

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal

If you feel like you, a family member or a friend is a victim of harassment, violence or at threat…

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What To Consider if You’re Separating

Hayley Condon Family Law

The decision to separate should never be a decision that is made lightly. There is plenty of research that reveals…

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Jail term for man who failed to pay ex-wife’s mortgage

Hayley Condon Family Law

Listen to our interview about this case with Family Lawyer, Abbi Golightly In a case which highlights the seriousness with…

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Federal Government rejects same-sex marriage legislation – By Abbi Golightly – Accredited Family Law Specialist

Hayley Condon Family Law

Yesterday, the Federal Government overwhelmingly voted against a Bill introduced into Parliament which, if passed would have seen same sex…

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Court orders husband to dig up parents’ ashes – By Abbi Golightly – QLS Accredited Family Law Specialist

Hayley Condon Family Law

In an interesting display of how the Court considers competing claims for the division of matrimonial assets, the Family Court…

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Second Marriages and Joint Tenancies – The kids miss out on their inheritance! By Jeff Garrett – Legal Practice Director

Jeff Garrett Family Law, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

It is a common scenario in families where a spouse dies unexpectedly, leaving a single parent and children.  The surviving…

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Motorcycle crash claim in Qld – Compensation Law – Frequently Asked Questions

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

For a motorcycle crash claim in Qld these are the most frequently asked questions, explains Compensation Lawyer, Jeremy Roche. Motorcycle…

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How to Claim Workers Comp in Queensland – Compensation Lawyers – Gold Coast – Brisbane

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Compensation Law (Qld) Accredited Specialist, Jeremy Roche has provided these legal tips on what to do if…

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‘In Fear For My Life’: Road Rage Victim Shares His Story

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

    LEFT for dead on the side of a road, Kingscliff father, Joel Harry, suffered lifelong injuries after he…

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WorkCover: Butcher Punched in the Head by Co-worker Paid $585,000 Compensation

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

In a key Workers Compensation case, a butcher has been paid $585,000 in damages after being brutally bashed at work, despite previously warning supervisors that the co-worker who attacked him...

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Where is the PRIVACY? Injured Claimants Subjected to Surveillance by DRONES!

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law

In Australia, citizens are loath to accept the increasing prevalence of cameras, surveillance, and new technologies that require the individual…

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Listeria Outbreak in Frozen Food Products

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

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WorkCover – workplace injury – compensation claim video by expert lawyer

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about the claim process for workplace injury. Steps to Workcover…

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Listeria Outbreak in Rockmelons

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

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If I am Injured at a Friend’s House, can I Claim for Compensation?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Most people are aware that you can claim compensation for workplace accident or motor vehicle accidents, but what are the…

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Financial Problems with National ASX Legal Firms – Do they answer to Clients or Shareholders?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall Partner and QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist in personal injury law, Jeremy Roche, talks about this dilemma faced…

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Abuse of Defence Force Personnel – An Inconvenient Truth?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

The ongoing revelations of sexual abuse and other similar physical and mental abuse suffered by members of the Australian Defence…

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Have you had a Car Accident? Beware of Dodgy Claims Harvesters

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law

Many of our clients have received “cold calls” from dodgy claims harvesters after they have been involved in a car…

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Motorcycle crash claim in Qld – Compensation Law – Frequently Asked Questions

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law, General Legal

For a motorcycle crash claim in Qld these are the most frequently asked questions, explains Compensation Lawyer, Jeremy Roche. Motorcycle…

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How to Claim Workers Comp in Queensland – Compensation Lawyers – Gold Coast – Brisbane

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Compensation Law (Qld) Accredited Specialist, Jeremy Roche has provided these legal tips on what to do if…

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‘In Fear For My Life’: Road Rage Victim Shares His Story

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

    LEFT for dead on the side of a road, Kingscliff father, Joel Harry, suffered lifelong injuries after he…

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WorkCover: Butcher Punched in the Head by Co-worker Paid $585,000 Compensation

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

In a key Workers Compensation case, a butcher has been paid $585,000 in damages after being brutally bashed at work, despite previously warning supervisors that the co-worker who attacked him...

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Where is the PRIVACY? Injured Claimants Subjected to Surveillance by DRONES!

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law

In Australia, citizens are loath to accept the increasing prevalence of cameras, surveillance, and new technologies that require the individual…

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Listeria Outbreak in Frozen Food Products

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

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WorkCover – workplace injury – compensation claim video by expert lawyer

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about the claim process for workplace injury. Steps to Workcover…

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Listeria Outbreak in Rockmelons

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

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If I am Injured at a Friend’s House, can I Claim for Compensation?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Most people are aware that you can claim compensation for workplace accident or motor vehicle accidents, but what are the…

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Financial Problems with National ASX Legal Firms – Do they answer to Clients or Shareholders?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall Partner and QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist in personal injury law, Jeremy Roche, talks about this dilemma faced…

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Abuse of Defence Force Personnel – An Inconvenient Truth?

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

The ongoing revelations of sexual abuse and other similar physical and mental abuse suffered by members of the Australian Defence…

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Have you had a Car Accident? Beware of Dodgy Claims Harvesters

Jeremy Roche Compensation Law

Many of our clients have received “cold calls” from dodgy claims harvesters after they have been involved in a car…

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Ralan Group ‘ponzie scheme’ collapse: what should Ruby and Sapphire apartment buyers do now?

Georgia Taylor Building, Developer and Construction Disputes, Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Property Law

Commercial Litigation solicitor, Georgia Taylor explains what legal steps you can take if you have been affected by the Ralan…

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Real estate agents’ liability when passing information from the vendor to the buyer

Barry van Heerden General Legal, Property Law

Real estate agents be warned! If you are ‘passing on’ information from the vendor to the buyer, you must ensure…

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Deception, misconduct and legal implications – Property Law – Partner, Barry van Heerden

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

IT SEEMS innocent enough. Telling a buyer there is someone else ‘interested’ in the same property they just signed a…

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Commercial property to surge with Gold Coast Airport $370m expansion – Property Law – Law Graduate, Andrea McGarry

Andrea McGarry General Legal, Property Law

The commercial property market is set to surge nearby the Gold Coast Airport’s $370m expansion and Attwood Marshall Lawyers are…

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Buying a property? What real estate agents have a duty to disclose before sale

Andrea McGarry General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Paralegal and Law Graduate, Andrea McGarry discusses what real estate agents have a duty to disclose to the prospective buyer…

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How does a cheap conveyancer cut costs? – Cheap Conveyancer Gold Coast – Property Law

Jess Kimpton General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton, explains how a cheap conveyancer cuts costs on fees. After all the effort and care that…

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GST reforms to combat illegal phoenix activity

Rachel Godden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Property vendors and purchasers are subject to tough new GST laws, introduced to crack down on dodgy company directors who engage…

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Finders Keepers: NSW Squatting Laws Help Developer to Score a $1.6m House

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

NSW squatting laws are in the spotlight after a Sydney developer scored himself a $1.6m house (pictured) by changing its…

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Why you need good legal advice and a lawyer before a solicitor’s certificate is signed

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Increasingly, banks and other credit providers are insisting on people and business entities that borrow funds to obtain a solicitor’s…

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Buying a Commercial Property – 7 Things to Know – Property Law (Qld and NSW)

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Property & Commercial lawyer, Andrea McGarry, discusses seven risks buyers must be aware of before purchasing a commercial property. High…

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Agents Duty of Disclosure for Violent Deaths or Suicide

Rachel Godden Property Law

Is it the Agents Duty of Disclosure to notify  a prospective buyer of any dark history associated with the property?…

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Gazumping (or Something Like That)

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Gazumping occurs when you have a verbal agreement with an agent or seller to buy a property at an agreed…

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Executors behaving badly – how should an Executor conduct themselves

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

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

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Don’t get complacent about your Will – now’s the time to get it done!

Angela Harry General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Getting your Will done has never been easier, notwithstanding the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, says Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills &…

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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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Appointing Guardians and Attorneys – what can happen if you make the wrong choice

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

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estates Lawyer, Emily Edmonds, discusses the role Guardians and Attorneys play if you lose capacity.  …

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

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

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

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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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Outlining funeral wishes in your Will

Larisa Kapur General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estate Lawyer, Larisa Kapur, discusses funerals and the importance of including your final wishes in…

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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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Law firm swamped by requests for Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney

Angela Harry Compensation Claims, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Read more: Gold Coast Bulletin – Coronavirus fears drive people to get their Wills done One of the largest legal…

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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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PODCAST: Families Forced to Take Legal Action Against Public Trustees

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

The ‘lure of a free Will’ and blind trust in Government trustee bodies has left many of our clients forced…

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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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Executors behaving badly – how should an Executor conduct themselves

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

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

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Don’t get complacent about your Will – now’s the time to get it done!

Angela Harry General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Getting your Will done has never been easier, notwithstanding the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, says Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills &…

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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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Appointing Guardians and Attorneys – what can happen if you make the wrong choice

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

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estates Lawyer, Emily Edmonds, discusses the role Guardians and Attorneys play if you lose capacity.  …

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

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

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

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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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Outlining funeral wishes in your Will

Larisa Kapur General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estate Lawyer, Larisa Kapur, discusses funerals and the importance of including your final wishes in…

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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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Law firm swamped by requests for Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney

Angela Harry Compensation Claims, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Read more: Gold Coast Bulletin – Coronavirus fears drive people to get their Wills done One of the largest legal…

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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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PODCAST: Families Forced to Take Legal Action Against Public Trustees

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

The ‘lure of a free Will’ and blind trust in Government trustee bodies has left many of our clients forced…

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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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Executors behaving badly – how should an Executor conduct themselves

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

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

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Don’t get complacent about your Will – now’s the time to get it done!

Angela Harry General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Getting your Will done has never been easier, notwithstanding the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, says Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills &…

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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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Appointing Guardians and Attorneys – what can happen if you make the wrong choice

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

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estates Lawyer, Emily Edmonds, discusses the role Guardians and Attorneys play if you lose capacity.  …

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

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

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

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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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Outlining funeral wishes in your Will

Larisa Kapur General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers, Wills & Estate Lawyer, Larisa Kapur, discusses funerals and the importance of including your final wishes in…

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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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Law firm swamped by requests for Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney

Angela Harry Compensation Claims, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Read more: Gold Coast Bulletin – Coronavirus fears drive people to get their Wills done One of the largest legal…

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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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PODCAST: Families Forced to Take Legal Action Against Public Trustees

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

The ‘lure of a free Will’ and blind trust in Government trustee bodies has left many of our clients forced…

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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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Consequences of Dying Without a Will – Separated but not Divorced!

Attwood Marshall Estate Litigation, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many couples separate permanently but remain married and do not obtain a divorce. The legal issues if one of them…

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Are You an Executor in a Contested Estate?

Jeff Garrett Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Duties of an executor when a claim is made against the estate Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett discusses this issue…

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Bathurst 1000 Legend Peter Brock`s Will Disaster

Melissa Tucker Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The consequences of DIY Wills. You would be surprised by how many wealthy people die without a Will or don’t…

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Estate Planning – Is This a Ticking Time-Bomb in Your Super Policy?

Angela Harry Estate Litigation, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

In this podcast, Estate Planning expert, Angela Harry discusses the inherent risks of not taking your estate planning seriously, in…

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Marrying Into The Money – Can this be Financial Elder Abuse?

Attwood Marshall Estate Litigation, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

We are all familiar with the archetypal stereotype of the beautiful young woman who beguiles a rich elderly man and…

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Death and Taxes – The Only Certainty in Life!

Debbie Sage Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates

This famous statement of Benjamin Franklin in 1789 is very much as relevant today as it was in the 18th…

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Battles of Wills in Australia’s Underbelly

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates

George Williams, the father of one of Australia’s most infamous criminals Carl Williams, died of a heart attack on 12…

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Convicted Murderer Gerard Baden – Clay to Forfeit Rights to Wife`s Estate

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

What happens to the law of inheritance when a husband murders his wife? Senior Wills & Estates paralegal, April Kennedy,…

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Are You an Executor in Someone’s Will? You May Wish to Reconsider Your Appointment…

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation

Many people are unaware of their obligations as an executor of an estate and some do not even know they…

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Contesting a Will – How Easy is it to Bring a Claim?

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation

Court provides Guidelines for Claims by Adult Children There has been a dramatic increase in the number of claims brought…

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What are my rights as a Beneficiary in a Will or an Estate?

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation

If you are a beneficiary in an estate and are having problems getting information, this article, video and podcast by…

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Gloves Come off as Muhammad Ali’s Family Fight over the Boxing Legend’s $80 Million Estate

Melissa Tucker Estate Litigation

Muhammad Ali’s family are poised to fight over his huge boxing fortune, with nine children, three ex wives, his widow…

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Inter Family Loan Agreements – the Legal Loophole allowing Kids to Rip Off their Parents !

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Senior Associate and Commercial Litigation Lawyer Charles Lethbridge discusses the importance of why you should document and properly formalise inter…

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Commonwealth Bank Financial Planning Advice Licence Conditions program – Have you received a letter?

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Compensation review for negligent and fraudulent financial planning advice by the Commonwealth Bank continues under the supervision of ASIC –…

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Flying Solo – Self Represented Litigants clog up the Legal System

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Commercial Litigation lawyer Charles Lethbridge explains the importance of retaining experienced legal representation. Access to justice is about making sure every…

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Veda and your Credit Rating – The Real Big Brother is Watching you!

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

CREDIT REPORTING– WHAT YOU DID AND DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT VEDA ADVANTAGE Have you checked your credit status lately? If George…

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Caveats in NSW – What You Need to Know

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Property Law

Senior Associate Charles Lethbridge looks at the issues commonly associated with caveats in NSW.   What happens when a Caveat is…

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Sunday Workers’ Penalty Rates Slashed by Fair Work Commission

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, General Legal

The Fair Work Commission announced today that Sunday penalty rates in the retail, fast food, hospitality and pharmacy industries will…

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Sacked Ceo Of Turf Club Has Unfair Dismissal Claim Thrown Out Of Court

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Employment Law

The high profile case of former Gold Coast Turf Club CEO, Mr Dale St George, was dramatically decided in the…

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Has Your Insurance Company Denied Your Claim?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Come and see us for legal advice on what your rights are in relation to a claim. Commercial litigation lawyer…

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Have You Received Bad Advice From A Bank Or Financial Planner?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

If you have suffered losses as a result of negligent or bad investment advice provided by banks or financial planners,…

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Lodging a Caveat in QLD? Beware of Costs and Damages Claims!

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Lodging a Caveat is a very serious matter and people should be wary of using them without proper legal grounds….

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Scammed by Quikfund or related Telecommunication/Finance Companies?

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

CALL ATTWOOD MARSHALL LAWYERS NOW WARNING: Telecommunications scam has exceeded 1000 victims Australia- wide. The Scam: We’ve been approached by…

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Insurance and Your Investment Unit

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Property Law

Body Corporate insurance can be confusing most of the time. It appears there are always arguments between Body Corporates and…

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Finders Keepers: NSW Squatting Laws Help Developer to Score a $1.6m House

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

NSW squatting laws are in the spotlight after a Sydney developer scored himself a $1.6m house (pictured) by changing its…

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Why you need good legal advice and a lawyer before a solicitor’s certificate is signed

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Increasingly, banks and other credit providers are insisting on people and business entities that borrow funds to obtain a solicitor’s…

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Buying a Commercial Property – 7 Things to Know – Property Law (Qld and NSW)

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Property & Commercial lawyer, Andrea McGarry, discusses seven risks buyers must be aware of before purchasing a commercial property. High…

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Veda and your Credit Rating – The Real Big Brother is Watching you!

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

CREDIT REPORTING– WHAT YOU DID AND DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT VEDA ADVANTAGE Have you checked your credit status lately? If George…

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Attwood Marshall Property Team Available Thursday Nights and Saturday Mornings!

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

All bases are covered at our Robina Town Centre, Coolangatta and Kingscliff offices. Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett introduces the property team and the exciting new services available to real...

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Licensed Conveyancer joins our Property Team at the Kingscliff Office

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

New Department Managers Head Up Property Team At Coolangatta Main Office and Lawyer Anita Smith returns. The Property & Commercial…

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Time to Revisit Stamp Duty on Sale of Business in Queensland and New South Wales

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

With recent changes in NSW relating to the payment of stamp duty on the sale of businesses it is necessary…

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Has Your Insurance Company Denied Your Claim?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Come and see us for legal advice on what your rights are in relation to a claim. Commercial litigation lawyer…

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Have You Received Bad Advice From A Bank Or Financial Planner?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

If you have suffered losses as a result of negligent or bad investment advice provided by banks or financial planners,…

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CGT Withholding Tax on Properties over $2M from 1 July 2016

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

From 1 July 2016 Contracts for the sale and purchase of properties (residential and commercial) in both Qld and NSW…

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NSW Government Abolishes Stamp Duty on Transfers of Business Assets from 1 July 2016

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial

In a long awaited decision, the NSW State Government has announced that it will abolish stamp duty that is payable…

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Having a Sickie After Melbourne Cup Day?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, General Legal, Horse Racing Law

The Race that Stops the Nation: Employees and Medical Certificates, the Real Cost of Melbourne Cup Day to Australian Businesses…

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Buying property in Queensland? Five things to know before you sign a contract – Property Law

Jess Kimpton Residential Conveyancing

Buying property in Queensland? Five things to know before you sign a contract, by Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton. When…

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Thinking of Selling Your Property? Some Legal Tips that Could Save You Thousands!

Rachel Godden Residential Conveyancing

Licenced Conveyancer (NSW) Rachel Godden looks at some common things you can do when you are selling your property to maximise your…

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Buying or Selling Your Property? Don’t Risk Your Biggest Investment!

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Buying and selling property is a serious business – why do many people take the ‘cheap option’ when it comes…

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Expecting Santa? You might get a Council Pool Inspector instead!

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

The 1st day of December is usually when we all put up the Xmas tree and the decorations. The Xmas…

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Buying or Selling Property? Should I use a Lawyer or a Cheap Conveyancer? If You Pay Peanuts…

Barry van Heerden Residential Conveyancing

Property and Commercial Partner Barry van Heerden discusses the implications of using an inexperienced and cheap Conveyancer. That old saying…

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Price it Low and Watch it Go (Including Your Commission)

Barry van Heerden Residential Conveyancing

The issue of “underquoting” has again been put in the spotlight by the Department of Fair Trading in NSW who…

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What Happens to the Deposit when a Buyer is Declared Bankrupt?

Charles Lethbridge Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

It is surprising how many people become insolvent overnight. Sometimes this can be due to matters out of their control…

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What Stamp Duty Concessions are Available?

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Residential Conveyancing

  When purchasing a home or land stamp duty is payable to the Government via the Office of State Revenue….

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New Laws Impact on Swimming Pools

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

A quick reminder to agents and vendors selling properties in NSW which contain a swimming pool or spa pool, from…

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New Property laws Imminent: Are You Ready?

Barry van Heerden General Legal, Residential Conveyancing

News Flash! Legislation change from 1 December 2014. The anticipated changes to the much criticised PAMDA legislation are about to…

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Buying or selling property?

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Buying or selling property? We have all the bases covered at Attwood Marshall Lawyers BRISBANE, ROBINA, COOLANGATTA, KINGSCLIFF Only experienced…

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Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (PAMDA) Repealed

Barry van Heerden Residential Conveyancing

Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (PAMDA) Repealed Sweeping legislative reforms have recently been introduced by the Queensland government…

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Take time for mental health – Queensland Mental Health Week 10-18 October 2020

Henry Garrett Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Queensland Mental Health Week is an annual awareness initiative linked to World Mental Health Day, which is held annually on…

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Contesting a Will by bringing a Family Provision Application

Martin Mallon Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Estate Litigation Associate, Martin Mallon, explains the devastation many people are faced with when discovering they have…

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Emergency COVID-19 relief extended for retail and commercial tenants in Queensland and New South Wales

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, General Legal

The QLD and NSW governments have announced extensions and amendments to the Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19…

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Estate Planning 101 – what is ‘estate planning’? What you need to do to put a plan in place to protect your estate and your family

Angela Harry General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry, discusses why estate planning applies to everyone. Careful planning of the…

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The Aged Care Sector – Lawyer says it needs fundamental change and more than a PR spruik!

Debbie Sage General Legal, Wills & Estates

There’s no question that Australia’s Aged Care sector needs to be overhauled and there is a massive disconnect between what…

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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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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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