10 points to consider when participating in a strata renewal process

By |2018-10-29T14:12:05+10:00November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

A novel set of provisions - the strata renewal process From 30 November 2016, Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 (“the Act”) commenced and allows for a “collective sale” or “redevelopment” of an entire strata scheme, despite considerable concerns expressed by various representative groups. The provisions aim to wind up and terminate [...]

Why you should consider appointing an Enduring Guardian

By |2018-10-29T14:12:05+10:00November 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Most people are aware that they need a Will, and many people are also familiar with Powers of Attorney.  What many people are often unaware of is the importance of appointing an Enduring Guardian. An enduring guardian can make personal, health or lifestyle decisions on your behalf, in the event that you are no longer [...]

Child Support: the fundamentals

By |2018-10-29T14:12:06+10:00November 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Family law principles recognise that both parents are financially responsible for their child, regardless of their marital status, past or present relationships or involvement in the child’s life. The child support scheme in Australia is regulated through various laws and administered by the Department of Human Services (Child Support) (‘DHS Child Support’). Child support payments [...]

Purchasing a property: pre-purchase checklist

By |2018-10-29T14:12:06+10:00November 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Buying a property is the biggest investment or financial outlay that most of us will make in a lifetime. It is therefore essential that you make well-informed decisions when you purchase a property, whether it be for your own home or an investment. The Contract for Sale of Land follows the common law of “caveat [...]