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

Charles Lethbridge Compensation Claims, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Video

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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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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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

Melissa Tucker Estate Litigation, Video, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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

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Dangers of DIY Will Kits

Jeff Garrett Video, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

  Disadvantages of ‘DIY’ Will kits One of the most important legal documents that you will ever make in your lifetime…

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Disadvantages of a ‘Do It Yourself’ (DIY) Will Kit

Donna Tolley Video, Wills & Estates

One of the most important legal documents that you will ever make in your lifetime is your Will – why…

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Photo Gallery: Attwood Marshall Lawyers Caulfield Cup Raceday, October 19, 2019

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Horse Racing Law

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

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WATCH: ‘King of the Coast’ continues comeback at Attwood Marshall Lawyers Raceday after near-death fall

Jeff Garrett Horse Racing Law

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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Borrowing by Self-Managed Super Funds – Property & Commercial Law – Expert blog Part 2

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

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Property & Commercial Partner Barry van Heerden discusses the types of borrowing by Self-Managed Super Funds and…

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WorkCover death benefits and Common Law negligence claims – the legal options for bereaved families

Jeremy Roche General Legal

When a workplace fatality occurs it is tragic and often WorkCover death benefits and Common Law Negligence Claims for the…

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Special podcast: Australia’s contentious laws on assisted dying – how to plan your end-of-life care

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Euthanasia laws in Queensland and NSW are a sensitive topic, Legal Practice Director Jeffrey Garrett recently spoke to community radio…

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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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Bob Hawke Will: Daughter to Sue Over Multi-Million-Dollar Estate

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

Experienced estate litigation solicitor, and Attwood Marshall Lawyers Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson, discusses the Will contest over Bob Hawke’s estate….

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Off the Plan Property – What You Need to Check Before You Buy

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

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

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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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Government Inquiry into Earle Haven is no forum for legal compensation

Jeff Garrett Wills & Estates

New Inquiry into Earle Haven looks promising but won’t deliver fair compensation, writes Legal Practice Director, Jeffrey Garrett. Attwood Marshall…

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How to bequeath to the National Jockeys Trust – Attwood Marshall Lawyers

Alina Derevyanko Charity & Community, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Donating a gift to charity in your Will is a special way to help others after you have passed away….

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Caulfield Cup Raceday will sponsor the National Jockeys Trust

Alina Derevyanko Horse Racing Law

Attwood Marshall Lawyers are proud to announce the firm’s annual raceday at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Saturday October…

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Parenting matters and family violence under the newly amended Family Law Act – By Abbi Golightly – QLS Accredited Specialist Family Law

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal

On 7 June, 2012 amendments to the Family Law Act (FLA) commenced which will have significant impact upon the way…

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“Italian Abduction” case highlights the need for and use of the Hague Convention by Australian Family Courts – By Abbi Golightly – QLS Accredited Specialist Family Law

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal

There has been intense media attention in passing days surrounding a decision of the Family Court of Australia which requires…

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Attwood Marshall proudly involved in Queensland surrogacy arrangement – By Abbi Golightly – QLS Accredited Specialist Family Law

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal

In December 2010 the Queensland Surrogacy Act commenced, allowing for the first time, altruistic surrogacy arrangements to be made by…

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George Clooney visits downunder to promote his charitable childrens cause!

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal

When George Clooney was asked at his fundraising function in Sydney yesterday whether he would like to have children, he…

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Does Kim Kardashian have a Binding Financial Agreement?

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal

We certainly hope so! We occasionally hear people say they have done a “property settlement” with their spouse by way…

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How will our family business be taken into account in property settlement? By Abbi Golightly – Accredited Family Law Specialist

Hayley Condon Business & Commercial, Family Law, General Legal

An interest in a business, owned by either party to a relationship personally or through any form of corporate entity,…

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Managing your child support arrangements – By Abbi Golightly – Accredited Specialist in Family Law

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal

It is expected that, after separation, parents will continue to support their children financially, irrespective of the changed family arrangements. …

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International Child Abduction Case – By – Abbi Golightly – Accredited Family Law Specialist

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal

A child remains in Australia despite she and her Mother being considered “illegal non-citizen” – Family Court dismisses Commonwealth Government’s…

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Recent Binding Financial Agreement Decisions – By Abbi Golightly – Accredited Family Law Specialist

Hayley Condon Family Law, General Legal

Two recent decisions of the Federal Magistrate Court evidence that it is becoming increasingly difficult to succeed in an application…

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The Sky`s the Limit for our Attwood Marshall Staff!

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When the adventurous Lesley Barnes is not managing our Wills & Estates and Family Law departments, she is out and…

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Changes to the Laws Relating to De Facto Relationships

Hayley Condon Family Law

Changes to Laws Relating to De Facto Relationships On 1 March 2009 the laws relating to De Facto Relationship couples…

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Parenting Plans in a Nutshell

Hayley Condon Family Law

In an amicable relationship breakup, and particularly where parties, who are able to communicate well with each other, feel they…

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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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Are You Buying Property in Your Self-Managed Super Fund?

Barry van Heerden Property Law

In recent times we have noted a substantial increase in parties buying property in their self-managed super funds (“SMSF”). SMSF’s…

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Warning to Agents: Don’t Just Rely on Vendor’s Instructions

Attwood Marshall Property Law

A long running dispute about a car park space has resulted in a real estate agency firm unsuccessfully arguing that…

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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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Meet Our Property and Commercial Team

Holly Gilholme Business & Commercial, Property Law

We have some fresh faces within the Attwood Marshall`s Property and Commercial team to extend on our knowledge and experience….

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Is a Duplex Exempt from Strata Rules?

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

[ssboost]For many retirees the purchase of a duplex (or 2 lot strata scheme) is a perfect compromise between a unit…

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Important Changes to NSW Swimming Pool Laws

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

By Emma Heuston Selling or Leasing a Property in NSW? Don’t Be Left High and Dry By Recent Changes! The…

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Preparing Contracts? Don’t Do This!

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

By Barry van Heerden With the real estate market gaining momentum, it is important that real estate agents pay attention…

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Steve Job’s Shed, an Historic Site? Really?

Barry van Heerden Property Law

By Barry van Heerden The Silicone Valley home of Steve Jobs has been listed as an historic site by the…

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Thinking of transferring your property to a family member?

Angela Harry Property Law

By Angela Harry What you need to consider and why independent legal advice is important! It is quite common for…

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When Cooling Off Can Turn Really Hot

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

By Barry van Heerden Contracts for the sale of residential properties in Queensland and New South Wales are subject to…

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Leasing Property With a Swimming Pool

Jeff Garrett Property Law

By Christine Martin We have discussed in an earlier blog the effect of the Swimming Pool Safety Laws on the…

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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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Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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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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Euthanasia Debate Opens Up Legal Can Of Worms

Angela Harry Wills & Estates

Victoria seems to be the next State to tackle the vexed issue of euthanasia following a change of mind by…

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14 Common Situations that may indicate a Family Inheritance Dispute

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

What you are about to read are some common situations that may indicate that an inheritance dispute is looming in…

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How to avoid someone Contesting your Will

Lucy McPherson Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation lawyer Lucy McPherson discusses some of the issues on how to avoid someone contesting your Will and some…

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Aussie TV newsreader’s Ian “Roscoe” Ross – son in bitter fight over dad’s $1 million estate

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates

It is very common for past grievances to resurface during the difficult days following the death of a beloved parent….

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Elder Abuse on the Rise – How To Get Help!

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

Research confirms that as many as 50,000 elderly people in New South Wales alone may have experienced some form of…

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How to obtain a copy of a Will when someone dies..

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

When someone dies there are usually family members, friends and other interested parties who may want to see a copy…

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Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) & Death Benefit Nominations

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the term ‘Death Benefit Nomination’ when talking about their superannuation, many however, are unaware…

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Did you know that your Enduring Power of Attorney in New South Wales no longer applies to Health and Lifestyle Issues?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many New South Wales residents are unaware that the New South government changed the laws in relation to Enduring Powers…

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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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Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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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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Euthanasia Debate Opens Up Legal Can Of Worms

Angela Harry Wills & Estates

Victoria seems to be the next State to tackle the vexed issue of euthanasia following a change of mind by…

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14 Common Situations that may indicate a Family Inheritance Dispute

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

What you are about to read are some common situations that may indicate that an inheritance dispute is looming in…

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How to avoid someone Contesting your Will

Lucy McPherson Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation lawyer Lucy McPherson discusses some of the issues on how to avoid someone contesting your Will and some…

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Aussie TV newsreader’s Ian “Roscoe” Ross – son in bitter fight over dad’s $1 million estate

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates

It is very common for past grievances to resurface during the difficult days following the death of a beloved parent….

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Elder Abuse on the Rise – How To Get Help!

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

Research confirms that as many as 50,000 elderly people in New South Wales alone may have experienced some form of…

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How to obtain a copy of a Will when someone dies..

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

When someone dies there are usually family members, friends and other interested parties who may want to see a copy…

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Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) & Death Benefit Nominations

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the term ‘Death Benefit Nomination’ when talking about their superannuation, many however, are unaware…

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Did you know that your Enduring Power of Attorney in New South Wales no longer applies to Health and Lifestyle Issues?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many New South Wales residents are unaware that the New South government changed the laws in relation to Enduring Powers…

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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…

READ MORE

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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Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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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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Euthanasia Debate Opens Up Legal Can Of Worms

Angela Harry Wills & Estates

Victoria seems to be the next State to tackle the vexed issue of euthanasia following a change of mind by…

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14 Common Situations that may indicate a Family Inheritance Dispute

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

What you are about to read are some common situations that may indicate that an inheritance dispute is looming in…

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How to avoid someone Contesting your Will

Lucy McPherson Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation lawyer Lucy McPherson discusses some of the issues on how to avoid someone contesting your Will and some…

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Aussie TV newsreader’s Ian “Roscoe” Ross – son in bitter fight over dad’s $1 million estate

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates

It is very common for past grievances to resurface during the difficult days following the death of a beloved parent….

READ MORE

Elder Abuse on the Rise – How To Get Help!

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

Research confirms that as many as 50,000 elderly people in New South Wales alone may have experienced some form of…

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How to obtain a copy of a Will when someone dies..

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

When someone dies there are usually family members, friends and other interested parties who may want to see a copy…

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Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) & Death Benefit Nominations

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the term ‘Death Benefit Nomination’ when talking about their superannuation, many however, are unaware…

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Did you know that your Enduring Power of Attorney in New South Wales no longer applies to Health and Lifestyle Issues?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many New South Wales residents are unaware that the New South government changed the laws in relation to Enduring Powers…

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Online Shopping and Contracts

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

A growing number of people are turning to embrace the world of online shopping. But have you ever thought about…

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Before going Guarantor….. make sure you are receiving adequate legal advice

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

It is now a standard requirement of any bank that a guarantor receive independent legal advice on the guarantee documents….

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How crucial is the photographer’s job to catch the ‘first kiss’ as husband and wife

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Melbourne newlyweds Jarrad and Sheree Mitchell issued proceedings in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal  against photographic company Studio Edge…

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No duty of care owed by Builder/Developer to Owners Corporation

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Owners Corporations need to be mindful of two recent landmark decisions handed down in the Supreme Court of NSW where…

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Man sues Google for Defamation and wins

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

A Victorian man has been awarded $200,000 in damages, in the Victorian Supreme Court for hurt feelings and loss of…

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Another win for the Telecommunication Scam Victims

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

On 6 July 2012, his Honour Justice Cowdroy found that irrespective that Technology Leasing Limited (“TLL”) was successful in their…

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Compliance with the Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011 (Cth) when filing an Application to Set Aside a Statutory Demand

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Further to our article published on Thursday, 21 October 2010 (When Should a Statutory Demand be Issued?), the Civil Dispute…

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Like to put a bet on? – Online betting providers are supplying credit

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Would you put a bet on for $10,000.00 on a horse when you had no money in your pocket? You…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 3) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Unfair and Unjust and the Contracts Review Act 1980 (NSW) Generally speaking, in deciding whether to set aside a Personal…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 2) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Part 2 – Common Law – Misrepresentation and Unconscionable Conduct and Undue Influence:- At common law, there are a number…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 1) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Part 1  –  Emotional Dependence The principle of ‘Emotional Dependence’ was established in the following cases:- a)     Commercial Bank of…

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The Hidden risks of Personal Guarantees

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Everyone knows signing a personal guarantee comes with a significant risk, but did you know that many guarantees these days…

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When Cooling Off Can Turn Really Hot

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

By Barry van Heerden Contracts for the sale of residential properties in Queensland and New South Wales are subject to…

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Why an Enduring Power of Attorney is Important for Self-Managed Super Funds

Angela Harry Business & Commercial, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

By Angela Harry An Enduring Power of Attorney is an important legal document that ensures if you lose your mental…

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The Effect that a ‘Typo’ can have on Statutory Demands

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

A Statutory Demand is one of the most powerful business debt collection tools available to a creditor. A Statutory Demand…

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New Body Corporate Forms

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial

By Barry van Heerden The Department of Justice has issued a new Information Sheet (Body Corporation Information) which is effective…

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When Can you Terminate a Contract?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

When can you terminate a contract for Breach?  There are two broad circumstances that give you a right at common…

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Securing a Domain Name

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

In this day and age in the business world your domain name is a crucial tool in informing customers of…

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Property Contract to Comply with New Council Law

Attwood Marshall Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Earlier this month, the Gold Coast City Council has considered a Local Law to specifically impose an obligation on private…

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No Such Thing as a FREE TV

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial

Foxtel have recently come under fire from the ACCC for television and website advertisements during the period of 12 February…

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Can you exclude your liability?

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

We are all aware of exclusion clauses that appear on invoices, tickets, agreements and noticeboards.  The purpose of these exclusion…

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Outrage at use of Black Caviar name for Racehorse in South Africa – By Jeff Garrett – Partner

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, General Legal

The unwitting owners of the horse in South Africa that has been named “Black Caviar” have bowed to overwhelming public…

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Management of a Duplex Home – By Barry van Heerden – Partner

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

It appears there are still quite a few owners of duplexes in Queensland who are unaware of the fact that…

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“Granny Flats” can cause family heartache – by Jeff Garrett – Legal Practice Director

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, Property Law, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Listen to our interview with Practice Director, Jeff Garrett Listen to our most recent interview with Estate Planning expert, Angela…

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Is Your Home on Flood Prone Land?

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

We all would like to own a home with a water view or one of those homes built next to…

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Time is of the Essence in Housing Contracts

Barry van Heerden Residential Conveyancing

Anybody familiar with Queensland conveyancing knows that it is an essential term of the standard form REIQ contract that settlement…

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Exemptions for Foreign Buyers of Property in Australia

Jeff Garrett Residential Conveyancing

It is policy of the Australian Government that investment in residential real estate should increase Australia’s housing stock. Any proposal…

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What is Included in Your Purchase Contract?

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

When agents are completing the inclusions/exclusions on a sale Contract or forwarding the instructions through to the Vendor’s solicitor to…

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Are the Queensland Floods affecting you – making you unable to complete settlement of your contract?

Charles Lethbridge Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

If you are buying or selling a home in Queensland you would be aware that ‘time is of the essence’…

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Management of a Duplex Home – By Barry van Heerden – Partner

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

It appears there are still quite a few owners of duplexes in Queensland who are unaware of the fact that…

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Buying an investment property – A few points to consider

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Check what is being built around the same area: New infrastructure projects can be beneficial or detrimental to the property…

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Conveyancing: Don`t be Rushed

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

We are all very much aware of the current state of the economy and the fact that it is harder…

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Rate Cut of .25% by Reserve Bank – Welcomed by Gold Coast & Tweed Property Markets & Economy

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

The decision of the Reserve Bank to reduce interest rates by .25% is great news for the local Gold Coast…

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Imminent changes to QLD First Home Owner Grant

Jeff Garrett Residential Conveyancing

The Queensland Government has revealed that it will scrap the current First Home Owner Grant in the amount of $7,000…

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Selling your owner built home in NSW

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

If you have Owner Built your home or completed a Substantial Renovation and sub-contracted out the work to Licensed Tradesmen…

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Never too young or too old! – NSW First Home and New Home Grant – by Jacinta Bennett

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Everyone in some stage of their life would like to own a property or two and the most important thing…

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Contesting a Will – court awards $800,000 to estranged daughter in family provision claim

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

If you are an estranged family member contesting a Will, a recent Tasmanian case highlights what the court considers in…

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Steps to Avoid or Mitigate a Professional Negligence Claim – Commercial Litigation

Georgia Taylor Bank, Finance and Super Disputes, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Detailed legal tips for professionals on how to avoid or mitigate a professional negligence claim, by Commercial Litigation solicitor Georgia…

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Doris Day tribute – Can you gift your estate to an animal charity? – Succession Law

Debbie Sage General Legal, Wills & Estates

The dedicated animal welfare and charity work of Hollywood icon Doris Day has raised the question of whether you can…

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Total and Permanent Disablement (‘TPD’) claim – Can insurers use your social media posts as evidence? – Compensation Law

Amy Lewis Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Can insurers use your social media posts as evidence? Yes! Attwood Marshall Lawyers encourage clients to deactivate social media accounts…

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Demerara wins 2019 Attwood Marshall Lawyers Silk Stocking

Jeff Garrett General Legal

The Attwood Marshall Lawyers $150,000,00 Silk Stocking listed race lived up to expectations despite the heavy track with the James…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers sponsor iconic Silk Stocking at 2019 Gold Coast Cup Race Day

Jeff Garrett General Legal

PHOTO: Attwood Marshall Lawyers Legal Practice Director, Jeff Garrett, congratulates 2013 winning Silk Stocking jockey Damian Browne. THE Attwood Marshall…

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Expert Blog Part 1 – Buying or Selling a Dental Practice – Property Law

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal

In the buying or selling a dental practice, there are many critical legal issues parties should consider. In this Expert…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers’ call for inquiry into NSW Trustee & Guardian backed by politicians

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The call for an inquiry into the NSW Trustee and Guardian has been heard with the Tweed MP throwing his…

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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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Deadly combustible cladding triggers new laws in Qld – Commercial Litigation – Solicitor Charles Lethbridge

Charles Lethbridge General Legal

With new legislation to crack down on non-complaint buildings across Queensland, it is critical to check if your building is at…

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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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