Stacks Law Firm, Ballina

Stacks Law Firm Ballina is locally owned by Nathan and Kym Luke who returned to the Ballina/Byron Bay region in 2007 after gaining extensive legal experience with some of Sydney's leading law firms. The firm continues the strong legal practice originally established by Peter Carmont, NorthLaw and Jo Carusi & Associates.
(02) 6681 6699
Mon - Fri9am - 5pm
Sat - SunClosed
8/26-54 River Street Ballina NSW 2478 PO Box 1459 Ballina NSW 2478

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Section 32 mental health treatment plans – NSW Supreme Court clarifies requirements
06 Jul
In a recent appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Supreme Court has clarified...
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Unfair contracts – the law continues to develop
06 Jul
Australia is often spoken of as the “land of the fair go”, but how true is this of ...
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Why contempt of court matters, even for government ministers
30 Jun
The independence of the judiciary from the political arm of government is a fundamental ...
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Plain packaging tobacco decision shows intellectual property is not sacrosanct
21 Jun
Where once intellectual property rights were considered sacrosanct, a couple of recent ...
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Importance of rule of law in democratic society
21 Jun
Whether or not you agree with the recent judicial review of US president Donald Trump’s ...
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Rear view cameras in highway patrol vehicles and the so-called “2 km rule”
15 Jun
Several matters heard recently in the local courts have featured the rear view in-car ...
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“Excessive self-defence” and use of force to protect yourself against an intruder
14 Jun
It’s everybody’s nightmare. A person breaks into your home and threatens your family. ...
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Think our laws are dumb? Wait till you hear the one about the Witchcraft Act 1735
09 Jun
Do you ever feel caught out by a silly or obsolete law?If so, consider yourself lucky ...
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Smartphone data and proof of innocence or guilt in criminal trials
08 Jun
Seven years ago, in 2010, I defended a 60-year-old male client who was falsely accused of ...
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Celebrity criminals and the proceeds of crime – why crime doesn’t pay
06 Jun
Celebrity criminals such as Schapelle Corby may be offered huge amounts of money to tell ...
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What can you do if your roof solar panels are going to lose their direct sunlight?
02 Jun
You’ve invested a lot of money installing solar panels on your roof. It’s keeping down...
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Checklist: practical steps to take on separation or divorce
01 Jun
Going through a separation can be a challenging process. As well as attending to the legal...
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Why Stacks


No hidden fees
Nobody likes surprises on their bills, so we take the time to agree with you exactly what our work will cost before we do it (not after!)

Deep expertise
Our lawyers aren’t ‘general practitioners’, they’re experts in their chosen fields of practice (many are Accredited Specialists)

Practical advice not legalese
We provide clear, practical advice, in plain English, so that you can make decisions with confidence


Over 25 local offices
Our local offices are owned and operated by friendly, local professionals, who are proud and active members of the communities they serve

Real client care
Genuine care for clients has been at the core of our practice since the first office was opened by ER Stack on the NSW Mid-North Coast in 1931

Progressive practice
We invest in technology and systems so that our services are always cost effective and clients are in control of their own legal affairs

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Stacks Law Firm, Ballina
(02) 6681 6699
8/26-54 River Street Ballina NSW 2478 PO Box 1459 Ballina NSW 2478
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