Enduring Power of Attorney – be aware of changes coming to guardianship laws and forms
In order to improve consistency across all jurisdictions, changes to Enduring Powers of Attorney laws will come into play in…Read More
You’ve separated from your partner – so what happens next? Property settlements and determining who gets what!
Attwood Marshall Lawyers Senior Associate and Family Lawyer, Hayley Condon, discusses the process of a property settlement when you separate…Read More
Is blood thicker than water in the eyes of the law? A case of estrangement and succession law
In the court of public opinion, the commandment ‘honour thy mother and father’ can be hard to beat. In a…Read More
How businesses can recover debts during COVID-19
Debt recovery is still possible despite government measures protecting debtors amid COVID-19, explains Attwood Marshall Lawyers Commercial Litigation Senior Associate…Read More
Are we more than “just friends” in the eyes of the law? Understanding your entitlements or obligations when a de facto relationship ends
The concept of being “just friends” can put people in a false sense of security when it comes to what…Read More
Attwood Marshall Lawyers celebrates 15 years of supporting The Salvation Army Wills Days
Attwood Marshall Lawyers are proud to participate in the Salvation Army Wills Day on Tuesday 10th November 2020, marking 15…Read More
Love in lockdown – will your marriage survive the pandemic, or will the new year see you divorced?
Separation, divorce and property settlements – these can be some of the most trying times in our lives. For couples…Read More
Prenuptial Agreements, Relationship Agreements, Financial Agreements – what’s the difference, and do we need one?
Attwood Marshall Lawyers Family Law Special Counsel, Michael Twohill, discusses the different types of financial agreements available to couples to…Read More
From the doghouse to the penthouse – it’s time to let the dogs in!
The NSW Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Angus the Schnauzer, as apartment buildings can no longer create…Read More
Entitlements to commission – Does introducing a property to a potential buyer create an effective cause of sale?
To be entitled to commission on the sale of a property, Real Estate Agents must show they are the effective…Read More
Decision to enforce competition will see PEXA lose its monopoly in the e-conveyancing market
PEXA owns the monopoly in the electronic property transaction market, but all that will change with new rules set to…Read More
Domestic violence in long-term relationships – know the signs of abuse
Attwood Marshall Lawyers have seen a significant increase in new family matters during the COVID-19 pandemic. In times of disaster,…Read More
Record quad bike fatalities spark new safety laws for Australia
Quad bikes (otherwise known as an all-terrain vehicle or ATV) are a major cause of death and serious injury in…Read More
Estrangement: Are parents obliged to provide for an estranged child in their Will?
The question of what is appropriate provision in someone’s Will can be complicated. Attwood Marshall Lawyers Estate Litigation Associate, Martin…Read More
Queensland Government rejects RACQ and Suncorp’s request to overhaul QLD’s CTP scheme
Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcomes the decision of the QLD Labor Government and the LNP to REJECT the “appalling and self-serving”…Read More
The battle over Bathurst 1000 Legend’s Legacy – Peter Brock`s invalid DIY Will
Estate Litigation Associate, Martin Mallon, assists Executors and beneficiaries in dealing with issues that arise from DIY Will kits and homemade…Read More
Seniors can connect and learn at Feros Care’s Virtual Social Centre
Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates Senior Associate, and Accredited Aged Care Professional, Debbie Sage, has partnered with Feros Care…Read More
Take time for mental health – Queensland Mental Health Week 10-18 October 2020
Queensland Mental Health Week is an annual awareness initiative linked to World Mental Health Day, which is held annually on…Read More
Contesting a Will by bringing a Family Provision Application
Attwood Marshall Lawyers Estate Litigation Associate, Martin Mallon, explains the devastation many people are faced with when discovering they have…Read More
Emergency COVID-19 relief extended for retail and commercial tenants in Queensland and New South Wales
The QLD and NSW governments have announced extensions and amendments to the Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19…Read More
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
Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry, discusses why estate planning applies to everyone. Careful planning of the…Read More
The Aged Care Sector – Lawyer says it needs fundamental change and more than a PR spruik!
There’s no question that Australia’s Aged Care sector needs to be overhauled and there is a massive disconnect between what…Read More
Economic challenges cause a rise in director and shareholder disputes
An economic downturn and uncertainty around how businesses can recover from the impact of COVID-19 has created a spike in…Read More