We are concerned about the welfare of our staff and our clients. We have taken steps within the office to address the risks from COVID-19. Social distancing, regular cleaning, disinfecting, hand … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Actions
Same sex couples should protect their assets before getting married. The recent survey showed overwhelming support to change marriage laws to enable same sex couples to marry. It is expected the … [Read more...] about Same sex couples should protect their assets before getting married
When people buy a property they expect the building to be approved. It can be costly if it is not. In the ACT there are two important terms that are deceptively similar but different. The first is … [Read more...] about Unapproved structures
James King, Principal Lawyer at Legitimate Solutions Legal, gives an insight into selling residential property in the ACT and NSW. Why don’t we sell the House and move into a Unit? This has to be a … [Read more...] about Why don’t we sell the House and move into a Unit?
Historically the bulk of people in Canberra were employed in the Public Sector. Over time more and more people are starting their own business, or buying an established business. Franchises can be … [Read more...] about Starting or Buying a Business
Just when you think you have seen everything that could go wrong in a conveyance something will always come up to surprise you. We act for a lot of clients with off the plan purchases. The … [Read more...] about Oh you wanted a shower in the main Bathroom?
For clients buying rural blocks in NSW it is very important to check a whole range of issues. Is the building certified, do the dams require approval, is the swimming pool approved, are there any … [Read more...] about When knowing Latin helps with a Septic Tank
An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows someone else to act on your behalf and make decisions for you. Why do you need such a document? It is the only way that you can … [Read more...] about Why You Should Have an Enduring Power of Attorney
Family Law – 5 Reasons to do a Property Settlement Melinda Love, Family Lawyer, answers the frequently asked question: ‘Why should I do a property settlement?’ Talking about the division of … [Read more...] about Family Law – 5 Reasons to do a Property Settlement
The ACT has updated the Enduring Power of Attorney form effective from 8 March 2017. In yet another indication that some Lawyers don’t get out often enough we actually found that interesting. We … [Read more...] about New Enduring Power of Attorney Form – Impress your friends at dinner