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Tougher penalties for breaches of intervention orders to come into effect
Blog Post, Police Matters
October 18, 2021

Tougher penalties for breaches of intervention orders to come into effect

The Statutes Amendment (Intervention Orders and Penalties) Bill 2021 has passed both Houses of SA Parliament and awaits assent to become law. The changes to come into effect can be...

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SA’s inheritance laws are under review. Here are the key considerations.
Blog Post, Succession Law
September 23, 2021

SA’s inheritance laws are under review. Here are the key considerations.

Sweeping reforms to South Australia’s succession laws are soon to be debated in parliament. If the Succession Bill 2021 (the Bill) is passed, it will consolidate and amend existing laws...

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Covid-19 lockdowns give rise to commercial leasing disputes
Blog Post, Commercial Law
September 15, 2021

Covid-19 lockdowns give rise to commercial leasing disputes

Legislation introduced by the South Australian government in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, (namely,  the Covid-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 and COVID-19 Emergency Response (Commercial Leases...

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Updated dangerous and reckless driving laws now attract heavier penalties.
Blog Post, Traffic Offences
August 20, 2021

Updated dangerous and reckless driving laws now attract heavier penalties.

Latest SA Police figures reveal that a quarter of road fatalities recorded so far this year can be attributed to dangerous driving. Examples of this type of behaviour include: distracted...

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In a dispute over a breach of contract? Here are your options.
Blog Post, Dispute Resolution
August 9, 2021

In a dispute over a breach of contract? Here are your options.

A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties that sets out the obligations and expectations of the relationship or transaction. Most commercial and consumer dealings are...

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How to avoid problems with Executors in the administration of deceased estates
Blog Post, Deceased Estate Administration
July 21, 2021

How to avoid problems with Executors in the administration of deceased estates

An Executor is the person who administers your estate and ensures that your wishes are upheld after your death. Duties include the collection of the deceased’s assets, payment of outstanding...

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EXCITING NEWS! – Our Gawler office has a new home
Business operations, Gawler office
July 19, 2021

EXCITING NEWS! – Our Gawler office has a new home

Scammell & Co is delighted to announce the relocation of our GAWLER office. . As of Monday the 19th of July, you will find us at: . 27 Adelaide Road...

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A Family Provision Claim may resolve a dispute over a Will or deceased estate
Blog Post, Disputed Wills and Estates
July 8, 2021

A Family Provision Claim may resolve a dispute over a Will or deceased estate

Shock, hurt and anger are some of the emotions that may be felt by someone whose only remaining parent recently died, and the child of the deceased learns that they...

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Getting a fair trial in criminal law proceedings is a fundamental right under Australia’s common law system
Blog Post, Criminal Law
June 18, 2021

Getting a fair trial in criminal law proceedings is a fundamental right under Australia’s common law system

In Australia, the right to a fair and public criminal trial is a guaranteed right to all parties. Fair trial and fair hearing rights include: That all persons are equal...

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Wanting to make an injury compensation claim? Scammell & Co offers “No Win – No Fee” arrangements. Here’s how it works.
Blog Post, Personal Injury
June 7, 2021

Wanting to make an injury compensation claim? Scammell & Co offers “No Win – No Fee” arrangements. Here’s how it works.

No Win – No Fee arrangements are offered by lawyers as a legitimate and commonplace means for clients to access justice, particularly in cases where the insurer’s immediate response is...

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Drug-driving offences are on the rise and so too are the penalties. Here’s what you need to know.
Traffic Offences
May 20, 2021

Drug-driving offences are on the rise and so too are the penalties. Here’s what you need to know.

Latest SA Police figures indicate that improved drug testing processes have led to more drug-driving detections than ever before. In 2020, drug-driving detections totalled 5,500, compared to 2,284 in 2011....

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Giving evidence in a court of law is a serious undertaking. Here are the key considerations…
Civil litigation, Criminal Law
May 14, 2021

Giving evidence in a court of law is a serious undertaking. Here are the key considerations…

If you have received a summons or subpoena to appear as a witness in a criminal or civil trial, then you are required to attend court. If you do not...

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