What happens to your estate when you are no longer around?

Some pass away leaving a will with instructions concerning the distribution of their estate, others die intestate, with their estate to be distributed in accordance with the Statutory Order. In both cases there are circumstances where the law allows limited classes of people to claim a share of your estate, greater than that they would have received under [...]

By |2019-04-17T20:09:32+00:00October 19th, 2016|Financial Planning, Legal|

How do you know you are in a de-facto relationship and what are the implications?

In many circumstances where you have formed a close domestic relationship with someone, upon the breakdown of your close domestic relationship the law may deal with the property and children of the relationship in the same terms as if you had been married. Is the relationship de-facto in the eyes of the law? For [...]

By |2019-04-17T20:09:32+00:00October 19th, 2016|Family Law, Legal, Seperations|

How do you minimise risk when buying a residential property?

Buying a residential house, whether as a place to live or an investment usually involves a substantial outlay and a degree of risk which can be minimised by undertaking a number of steps of checks as part of the conveyancing process, prior to an exchange of contracts or the expiration of the Cooling Off Period, [...]

By |2017-01-30T01:06:02+00:00October 18th, 2016|Buying a home, Legal|