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Family Law
January 17, 2020

Our latest blog article provides tips on getting your ex to contribute towards existing bills and loans

How do I force my former husband to pay half the Council rates after he has moved out? After a marriage breakdown, it is not necessarily the case that your...

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Commercial Law
December 4, 2019

Buying or selling a business need not be daunting

When buying or selling a business, how can a lawyer help?   Buying or selling a business is complex. It is tempting to get the deal done as quickly as...

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Child Protection Law
November 15, 2019

SA child protection initiatives aim to improve outcomes for Aboriginal children in care

Back in August this year the Department for Child Protection (DCP) announced it would aim to double its Aboriginal workforce by 2024 from the current 5 per cent, to help...

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Commercial Law
October 30, 2019

Starting up an SME? Getting your business documents right will set you up for success

Anyone starting their own small to medium enterprise will quickly realise that there are several important legal documents required which, if done properly, will ultimately have a positive impact on...

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Property Law
October 22, 2019

Government has tunnel-vision for North-South corridor

The South Australian Government is looking at making changes to existing laws that underpin compulsory acquisitions. Such laws fall under the Highways Act 1926 with the acquisition process governed by...

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Personal Injury
October 9, 2019

Signed up to the CBD e-scooter craze? You need to be aware of the physical and financial risks.

Electric scooters are a noticeable addition to the streets of Adelaide’s CBD. What happens if a rider or pedestrian sustains an injury as a result of their use? The City...

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Personal Injury
September 20, 2019

If you’ve been bitten by a dog in an unprovoked attack, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

I was recently bitten by a dog in an unprovoked attack. Can I make a claim for compensation? A dog attack can be a frightening and traumatic ordeal, with an...

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Traffic Offences
August 15, 2019

The high price to be paid for using a mobile phone whilst driving

I just received a $534 fine for using my mobile phone whilst driving. It’s so expensive, can it be right?   The short answer is yes. The South Australian Government...

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Police Matters
July 24, 2019

Intervention orders explained

My domestic partner has made allegations of assault against me. I now have an intervention order placed upon me. What happens next? When an allegation of abuse occurs, the Police,...

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June 28, 2019

South Australian Motorists Cop Significant Increases To Fines For Driving Offences

Image courtesy govnews.com.au   The South Australian Government has recently announced a raft of increases to fines for speeding, mobile phone use whilst behind the wheel and drink or drug-driving....

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Family Law
June 12, 2019

Ask the Lawyer – My former partner is selling his investment property and trying to keep all the money. What can I do?

If your name is not on the title or on the loan/mortgage, the sale could go ahead without your knowledge or consent. That could result in your former partner receiving...

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