What happens to your super when you separate?

By |2018-10-29T14:12:11+10:00July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

When a marriage or de facto relationship breaks down, property can be divided between the parties. Superannuation is treated as property under the Family Law Act and as such can be adjusted, transferred or divided between parties as a part of their property settlement. Superannuation splitting law treats superannuation as a different type of property.  It [...]

How to determine ‘capacity’ to make a Will

By |2018-10-29T14:12:11+10:00July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Where there is any doubt about a person's mental capacity great care must be taken when making a will as it may be subject to challenge. It is always wise in such a case to have the will prepared professionally, and to have it witnessed by the person's doctor who could testify later as to [...]

Tired of missing out at auction? Here’s our top tips on securing the property when the hammer falls.

By |2018-10-29T14:12:11+10:00July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Buying a property can often be an intimidating process, especially at auction where you are competing with other buyers and there is no cooling off period. Many properties are sold at auction, particularly in a rising market, so it is important for buyers to understand the processes involved so they can bid confidently on the [...]