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Why you should always report a crime in a business to police
21 Feb
Sometimes, when a crime or a suspected crime has been committed in a workplace, managers ...
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Can threatening someone with religious sanctions be a criminal contempt of court? Which case won?
20 Feb
In January 2016, two companies, one Australian-based and one US-based, entered an ...
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Who gets to pick the child’s school when parents can’t agree? Which case won?
12 Feb
A couple had a child in 2008 and separated in 2010. The parents had distinctly different ...
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Hobby or business? What’s the difference?
31 Jan
Someone once said that sailing was like standing in a cold shower tearing up $20 notes. ...
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Who caused the car accident – the driver, or an unidentified vehicle? Which case won?
30 Jan
A car accident took place in Chatswood, NSW, on a dark and rainy day with poor visibility....
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When co-executors go to war, will there be anything left of the estate? Which case won?
15 Jan
In April 2011 a woman died at 60 years of age. She was survived by her two adult children ...
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How to protect yourself with (or from) an apprehended violence order (AVO) in NSW
08 Jan
An apprehended violence order (AVO), also commonly referred to as a “restraining ...
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Customers behaving badly – should businesses intervene and how should they respond?
20 Dec
It is an unfortunate reality that there will be times businesses will encounter customers ...
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The interlock program in NSW – a basic guide
12 Dec
What is the interlock program? When someone has committed a major driving and usually ...
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Can an unsent text message be a valid will? Which case won?
12 Dec
A Queensland man took his own life, leaving behind his wife and several family members. ...
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Could a land owner terminate his option agreement with a developer because of delay by the developer? Which case won?
22 Nov
A land owner owned a large block of land in West Pennant Hills, in Sydney’s north west. ...
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Could a landlord recover rent and lease incentives after the tenant abandoned the premises? Which case won?
08 Nov
A law firm was negotiating with a landlord for the lease of office premises in the inner ...
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