Why it’s a bad idea to write your own Will

By |2017-12-10T16:36:41+10:00December 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It is relatively easy to find a free Will template on the internet and fairly cheap to buy a "Will Kit" from a newsagent or online.   There are also websites that have “data collectors” that take your information and create a Will for you seemingly without any legal expertise required. So, is it really [...]

Top 5 Myths About Family Law Property Settlements

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

Most people know someone who has been affected by a family breakup. It is usually a very stressful and emotional time where people are anxious about the divorce, the property settlement and the emotional wellbeing and care arrangements for children. Unfortunately this is reflected in a great quantity of inaccurate statements, often regarded as fact [...]

Disclosure and warranties in residential property transactions

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

Sellers of residential real estate must give statutory warranties about the property they are selling and include certain disclosure documents in the contract. The disclosure and warranty requirements are found in the Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Regulation 2017 (effective 1 September 2017). Despite these obligations however, certain matters affecting the property are not covered by [...]