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Will and State Law

When do you need to make a new will?

Personal estate planning is an evolving process. It is very rare for our circumstances to remain static throughout our lifetime, which means that just making a will is not enough

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Commercial Property Law

Caveats

One of the more misunderstood features of Queensland’s title system are caveats. We often receive queries from clients asking whether they can register a caveat over the property of someone

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Will and State Law

Informal Wills in Queensland

In an ideal world, we would all be up to date with our planning, including our estate planning. Unfortunately, studies show that a large proportion of Australian adults do

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Will and State Law

News round up – Estate Planning

Recent national news stories have put the issue of estate planning into the spotlight. These articles highlight generally the critical importance of appropriate estate planning for Australian adults of

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Commercial Law

Independent Advice Certificate

It is becoming increasingly common for banks and other lenders to require borrowers or guarantors to obtain independent legal advice about their rights and obligations. Generally, these lenders will

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Commercial Law

Director’s Liability

Company directors have a wide range of duties and obligations, and the breach of one or more of these can result in a director’s liability for company debts. As

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Commercial Law

Shareholders’ Agreements

A shareholders’ agreement is an agreement that governs the relationship between a company, its shareholders and other key people. A shareholders’ agreement shouldn’t be an ‘off the shelf’ product,

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Will and State Law

Who controls a Discretionary Trust?

Discretionary trusts (often referred to as family trusts) are a very common method of holding assets in Australia, and are used to hold property and other financial assets and also

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Will and State Law

Mental Health and Capacity

October is Mental Health Month and 10 October 2019 is world Mental Health Day.

More than 1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness, and there are a range of

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Commercial Law

What are my rights in a shareholders dispute?

Left unresolved, a shareholders dispute can significantly impact on a company’s profitability, if not destroy the company and irreparably damage the relationship between the shareholders. As with all disputes prevention

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