Strata Law Reforms

By |2018-10-29T14:12:12+10:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

After some period of public consultation, reforms to the laws governing the management and development of strata schemes in NSW have now come into force. Most provisions of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 and the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 have now commenced. The new pieces of legislation set out comprehensive reforms of NSW [...]

Binding Financial Agreements: are they worth the paper they’re written on?

By |2017-04-12T09:14:20+10:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The concept of financial agreements was introduced into the Family Law Act in 2000.  While commonly referred to as “pre-nups” or “prenuptial agreements”, the correct term is financial agreements. Three types of financial agreements may be made: First, people who are contemplating entering into a de facto relationship or marriage; Second, parties to a de [...]

Dealing with deceased estates – Executor duties

By |2018-10-29T14:12:12+10:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

If you have recently lost a family member or friend, we understand that this can be a difficult and emotional time.  We want to make it as easy as possible for you go through the process of finalising their estate. When a person dies, their executor has the responsibility to call in assets, pay any liabilities [...]