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What is a guardianship appointment?

A guardianship appointment is a document that allows you to appoint someone to make health, lifestyle and personal decisions on your behalf in circumstances where you do not have the capacity to make…

Why you should register your trade mark

By registering your trade mark, you are guaranteeing your right to exclusively use your trade mark for your goods and services in the classes that you have registered it under. It removes the…

Can I get divorced if I live with my ex-partner?

The end of a relationship can be a very upsetting and confronting time. In many relationships, parenting arrangements or financial pressures play a big role in why couples may choose to separate…

What to consider when leaving your job to start your own business

When leaving your job to start your own business, there are certain things to consider if your new business is in the same field or industry as your former employer.

How do I get a copy of someone’s will?

A beneficiary named in a will does not automatically receive a copy of the will of a deceased person. However, they have the right to request a copy be provided to them. Section 54 of the Succession…

Is Family Therapy right for you?

In separation matters, it is not unusual for children to resist contact with one of their parents. Whilst the Court can make Orders it feels is are in the child’s best interests, it is futile to make…

What happens to your Superannuation when you die?

Many people are not aware that proceeds held within a superannuation fund do not automatically form part of their estate when they pass away. It is important to be mindful of how super is dealt with…

What is a Separation Agreement?

A Separation Agreement is a written agreement between the separating parties. A Separation Agreement can be a great document for parties who are amicable, communicate effectively and want a document…

I am selling a property – what happens to my mortgage?

When you purchase a property using a home loan, your lender holds your property as security for the repayment of your loan. This mortgage will remain on your property and appear on title until it is…