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12/12/2013 |
  Brendon, Leura.
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
Hi Nathan A very big thank you to you and the team from my family and I. Without you guys it would not have happened. So once again thanks Nathan ,really appreciated all your help we couldn't ha...
13/03/2013 |
  Nathan Luke, Stacks/The Law Firm presents at Tweed Heads Chamber of Commerce "Protecting your Goodwill in the 21st Century"
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
On Tuesday 12 March 2013 Nathan Luke partner of Stacks Law Firm Ballina gave a presentation to the Tweed Heads Chamber of Commerce entitled "protecting your Goodwill in the 21st Century". Bruce Charge...
7/11/2012 |
  Thanks from Delany and Dunne
Maurie Stack OAM -
 Recent Success
Having returned from deepest darkest South America without being asked to attend the local Courthouse to give evidence by video link, I was very pleasantly surprised to find out that this matter has s...
4/09/2012 |
  Property market commences recovery?
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
We here at Stacks Law Firm Ballina have seen a recent increase in work from our local clients and also our Sydney based Corporate clients in the areas of residential and investment property transactio...
23/03/2012 |
  Trees Disputes between Neighbours.
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
Stacks Law Firm in Ballina has acted on behalf of a local family in a successful application brought against their neighbours in the Land and Environment Court under the recently amended Trees (Disput...
20/12/2011 |
  Bundjalung Tribal Society and Stacks/The Law Firm Ballina
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
A great success story for one of our client's this year was The Bundjalung Tribal Society "BTS".  BTS is a charitable organisation providing low cost housing to the local aboriginal community. BTS ...
1/12/2011 |
  Family Provision Claim - Succession Act 2006
Joshua Crowther -
 Recent Success
Great family provision settlement out-of-court for clients in recent claim against notional estate.  All settled and clients are happy (thanks for the flowers). :)
30/11/2011 |
  Electronic resources
Rohan McAlpine -
 Recent Success
This morning I was able to attend a pre-hearing conference in the Melbourne Magistrates Court by telephone.  This is a great resource for clients involved in litigation in Victoria as it enables th...
30/11/2011 |
  eCourt in the Federal Court
Rohan McAlpine -
 Recent Success
Following on about my recent post in relation to the Melbourne Magistrates Court, Stacks/Southern Highlands is continuing to expand our use of the eCourt, eCourtroom and eCase Administration for matte...
29/11/2011 |
  Spectacular result in compulsory acquisition case
Digby Dunn -
 Recent Success
We recently negotiated a spectacular result in a compensation case against the RTA where farm land was being taken for the realignment of the Pacific Highway near Bangalow in northern NSW.  The new al...
29/11/2011 |
  The Importance of Being an Executor/Administrator
Megan Grainger -
 Recent Success
Most people are not aware of how serious being an executor or administrator of an estate is. In one of our recent successes this has been highlighted. A person who had been successful in obtaining L...
29/11/2011 |
  First Home Buyers Grant for Mobile Homes contributes to housing affordability
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
We at Stacks Law Firm Ballina have recently been involved in assisting a client to obtain a First Home Buyers Grant when he purchased a mobile home in a local retirement village.  This type of purch...
29/11/2011 |
  Good Behaviour Bond for Driving whilst suspended
Quentin Schneider -
 Recent Success
A client with no prior major driving offences was able to avoid a 12 month disqualification period for driving whilst disqualified. This was only in light of his good driving record and the Court acce...
29/11/2011 |
  Appeal avoids jail for drink driver
Quentin Schneider -
 Recent Success
We were able to save a client from serving 3 months in jail and missing Christmas with his family, when we appealed to the District Court.  The appeal was successful mainly because the client's prior ...
28/11/2011 |
  Great result and a very happy (and relieved) client!
Gabrielle Watts -
 Recent Success
I recently acted for a man that was charged with a total of 5 breaches of Apprehended Domestic Violence Order. All of these breaches were of a non-violent nature and (in my view) as a result of a tota...
28/11/2011 |
  Workers Compensation paybacks in Medical Negligence matters.
Jodie Baker -
 Recent Success
We have a client who sustained an injury in the course of his employment and was paid compensation pursuant to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) ("the Act"). The client required surgery to treat...
28/11/2011 |
  Denial of same-sex relationship
Quentin Schneider -
 Recent Success
We were successful in having the Federal Magistrates Court retain jurisdiction in a property dispute between two persons of the same gender who had lived together for several decades. One party was de...
23/11/2011 |
  Nathan Luke from Stacks/The Law Firm Ballina presents at Suncorp Financial Seminar
Nathan Luke -
 Recent Success
Last night I gave a presentation to a large group who attended at a Financial Seminar hosted by Suncorp in Ballina.  The focus of the seminar was upon retiree investment strategy.   I gave a presentat...
21/11/2011 |
  We are continuing to expand
Rohan McAlpine -
 Recent Success
As our firm continues to expand and our workload increases we are looking to recruit an experienced litigator to join the team in our Bowral office.  If you know anyone looking for legal work in th...
21/11/2011 |
  Efficiently settled property matter
Quentin Schneider -
 Recent Success
We helped a father who was able to borrow enough to refinance the existing home mortage and keep the former matrimonial home. This was such that he was able to successfully negotiate a settlement whic...
21/11/2011 |
  AVO withdrawn
Quentin Schneider -
 Recent Success
We attended court with our client, and after highlighting that the application had some errors on the face of it, the prosecutor called the police informant who gave evidence that the protected person...
21/11/2011 |
  We now do Legal Aid!
Gabrielle Watts -
 Recent Success
I have recently been appointed to the Legal Aid Criminal Law (General) Panel and Stacks/Forster is on the Duty Roster for Forster Local Court starting in March 2012. So come and see us for all of your...
16/11/2011 |
  Stacks/The Law Firm BALLINA to present at Financial Planning Seminar
Kym Luke -
 Recent Success
We will be giving a presentation on the advantages of Stacks/Wealth Protection Wills at a Financial Planning Seminar to be held by Suncorp Ballina at the Ballina R.S.L club 5.45 p.m. next Tuesday 22 N...
15/11/2011 |
  Happy client!
Gabrielle Watts -
 Recent Success
Digby Dunn, Michael Laurence and I recently worked together on a matter involving both workers compensation and motor vehicle accident claims. the MVA claim was fraught with difficulty, and it seemed ...
7/11/2011 |
  District Court Criminal Appeal
Joshua Crowther -
 Recent Success
Obtained a s.12 bond for a client in District Court of Appeal, effectively reducing my client's sentence from 4 months gaol to a Good Behaviour Bond plus reduction of drivers licence disqualification ...
1/11/2011 |
  The Most Difficult Letters of Administration I have ever come across
Megan Grainger -
 Recent Success
When people die without a Will the process we lawyers must follow to help family deal with the estate is called Letters of Administration. Whilst more involved then applying for Probate where there ...
31/10/2011 |
  De Facto Law
Joshua Crowther -
 Recent Success
Settled a complicated de facto law dispute via Termination Deed pursuant to Part 4 Property Relationships Act 1984.
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