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Mediation is an effective option for resolving disputes
Dispute Resolution
August 3, 2022

Mediation is an effective option for resolving disputes

To resolve a dispute, the parties involved may reach an impasse and turn to the legal system for help. Accordingly, many people believe the only option to resolving a dispute...

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How to leave a charitable gift in your Will
Wills and Estates
July 21, 2022

How to leave a charitable gift in your Will

For many of us, contributing to a charity of choice provides a meaningful and compassionate way to make a difference to a cause that is close to our heart. One...

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When drafting your Will, remember to give consideration to your digital assets
Wills and Estates
May 23, 2022

When drafting your Will, remember to give consideration to your digital assets

Digital assets are an established and growing part of modern life. Therefore, it is important to consider what happens to your digital footprint upon death or incapacity – especially if...

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The use of colloquial Aussie language could constitute threatening behaviour
Criminal Law
May 13, 2022

The use of colloquial Aussie language could constitute threatening behaviour

Adelaide man, Paul Atkins, recently lost a Supreme Court appeal against an Intervention Order placed upon him by the District Court of South Australia. The Intervention Order came about after...

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Compensation claims relating to cyclists injured or killed as a result of a motor vehicle accident
Injury Law
April 21, 2022

Compensation claims relating to cyclists injured or killed as a result of a motor vehicle accident

Despite changes to South Australia’s road rules in 2015 to make bicycle riding safer, cyclist injuries and deaths continue to rise. According to 2021 SAPOL data, there were 5 fatalities...

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Advice for the Executor of a deceased estate when dealing with a firearm
Wills and Estates
April 13, 2022

Advice for the Executor of a deceased estate when dealing with a firearm

Gun ownership for legitimate purposes, such as the management of a family farm or other such rural property, is commonplace. When the registered owner of the firearm dies, the task...

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Handwritten Wills are acceptable but may cause unnecessary problems
Wills and Estates
March 30, 2022

Handwritten Wills are acceptable but may cause unnecessary problems

A Will is a document that sets out how your property is to be distributed when you die. A handwritten Will is adequate for this purpose, however, it is open...

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The four most common business structures explained
Commercial and Company Law
March 21, 2022

The four most common business structures explained

The most common business structures are sole trader, partnership, company, and trust. The business structure you choose will determine: your business’s legal and operational risk; what control you have; asset...

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Obtaining a Grant of Probate in South Australia
Wills and Estates
February 16, 2022

Obtaining a Grant of Probate in South Australia

When a person dies, there are certain requirements that must be fulfilled, for their estate to be finalised. If the deceased left assets in South Australia, the deceased’s Legal Personal...

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The role of deceased estate executor is an onerous and time-consuming one, but we’re here to help.
Wills and Estates
February 7, 2022

The role of deceased estate executor is an onerous and time-consuming one, but we’re here to help.

It is all too likely that you will eventually be nominated as an executor in a Will. You may be aware that you are an executor, but other times you...

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Demerit points can lead to a loss of licence, but there may be options to keep drivers on the road
Police and Traffic Matters
January 18, 2022

Demerit points can lead to a loss of licence, but there may be options to keep drivers on the road

In South Australia, drivers start with zero demerit points. If you gain more demerit points than your licence conditions allow, then you will likely lose your licence by way of...

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The key differences between the types of property titles in South Australia explained
Conveyancing
December 14, 2021

The key differences between the types of property titles in South Australia explained

When buying a property in South Australia, you will need to take into consideration the type of title the property is – a title being a right of ownership of...

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