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Joint tenants or tenants in common – which one should you choose?
18 May
I often get asked “What is the difference between joint tenants and tenants in ...
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“I’ve separated – when do I go to court?”
17 May
Unlike what you see on television or read about in gossip magazines about celebrities ...
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Lodging a successful compensation claim in Queensland: pitfalls to avoid
16 May
Lodging a successful compensation claim in Queensland can hinge on a number of factors, ...
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How are compensation claims calculated in Queensland?
15 May
The first question most people ask regarding compensation is how much money they can ...
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Emojis adding new dimension of unpredictability and ambiguity to electronic communications
04 May
A recent US article (by Mike Cherney in the Wall Street Journal Online) drew attention to ...
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Window safety devices for strata schemes in NSW intended to promote child safety
26 Apr
From 13 March 2018, all strata buildings in New South Wales must be fitted with devices ...
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You have a Court Attendance Notice, now what? Timeline of a criminal charge in the local court
12 Apr
If you have received a Court Attendance Notice, it will tell you what you are accused of ...
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Non-compete clause in shopping centre lease leads to discrimination complaint against barber shop
12 Apr
A Brisbane barber shop was recently in the press for denying services to a woman based on ...
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Kurt Topper dancing for cancer research
10 Apr
Kurt Topper, Director of Stacks Heard McEwan and our Wollongong-based Accredited ...
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Filming an accident instead of helping – what the law says in New South Wales
06 Apr
We see it on social media and on the TV news all the time – someone films an accident or...
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What is the process for getting a divorce?
15 Mar
The divorce process is a separate process to that of a property settlement after ...
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Costs orders and litigation – beware unpredictable outcomes and always take settlement offers seriously
13 Mar
I was recently involved in a case where someone was offered half a million dollars as ...
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