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Leaving a gift to your child in your Will

It is most common for people with children, when making a Will, to leave their Estate to their children.  Every person who holds any asset should make a Will. A common clause used in most Wills in relation to this type of gift might read as follows:- "I give the whole...

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Buying a Strata Property? – Conveyancing Services

Then here are some things you should know For the first time in NSW the sale and purchase of strata units is beginning to outstrip the sale and purchase of free standing houses. As more and more people move away from the traditional quarter acre block with a 3 bedroom...

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Do you want to challenge a Will?

You need to read how the challenge process works ... Family Provision claims are about challenging a Will where someone thinks proper provision hasn't been made for them. For example...a client's parents separated at the time of her birth and it was not until she was...

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‘Spring has Sprung’

Spring Real Estate Auction time is heating up! With the real estate spring auction period heating did you know you can negotiate changes to the contract for sale before the auction? At an Auction sale - Bidders must be registered; Exchange of contracts occurs when the...

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Are you really protected by your insurance?

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has found that blanket exceptions for mental illness in insurance policies can amount to discrimination under the Equal Opportunity Act, 2010.  The Tribunal considered this question last year when a case was...

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Changes to Sunday and Public Holiday Penalty Rates

On Thursday 23 February, 2017 the Fairwork Commission issued it's long awaited findings on proposed cuts to Sunday and Public Holiday penalty rates and if you're a worker in retail, pharmacies, hospitality or fast food you may be disappointed to learn that your Sunday...

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