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Graffiti vandals face significant penalties in a bid to discourage property damage
Criminal Law
January 15, 2021

Graffiti vandals face significant penalties in a bid to discourage property damage

Graffiti is the act of defacing private or public property, including buildings, fences, pathways, public transport and other infrastructure, without the owner’s or state or local government authority’s permission. Graffiti...

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Offices to close over the festive season
Business operations
December 23, 2020

Offices to close over the festive season

On behalf of our Partners, Associates and support staff we extend our warmest wishes for a safe, relaxing and joyous festive season to all our valued clients, colleagues, suppliers, and...

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Making a provision in your Will to protect a vulnerable member of your family requires special consideration
Wills & Estate Planning
December 17, 2020

Making a provision in your Will to protect a vulnerable member of your family requires special consideration

Making provision in your Will for a person who is unable to adequately or responsibly manage their financial affairs requires special consideration. Vulnerable beneficiaries may include those whom: Have a...

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When it comes to resolving neighbour disputes over trees, it helps to know your rights and responsibilities
Dispute Resolution
December 10, 2020

When it comes to resolving neighbour disputes over trees, it helps to know your rights and responsibilities

Trees are a common cause of disagreements between neighbours. Disputes can arise over tree size, overhanging or fallen branches, shade, invasive root systems and the potential for a tree to...

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With the easing of SA lockdown restrictions, our offices have reopened
Business operations
November 24, 2020

With the easing of SA lockdown restrictions, our offices have reopened

Given the early lifting of the latest lockdown restrictions in South Australia, our offices have now reopened for walk-in enquiries and face-to-face appointments. As always, the health and wellbeing of...

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Adelaide residents and businesses negotiate over final stages of North-South Corridor project
Compulsory Acquisitions, Property Law
November 12, 2020

Adelaide residents and businesses negotiate over final stages of North-South Corridor project

The State and Federal Governments have jointly announced the long-awaited decision on the preferred option for the final 10.5km River Torrens to Darlington section of the North-South Corridor upgrade. The...

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If you can no longer afford to feed and medicate your pet, you are at risk of committing an animal cruelty offence.
Criminal Law
November 2, 2020

If you can no longer afford to feed and medicate your pet, you are at risk of committing an animal cruelty offence.

If statistics are anything to go by South Australians are animal lovers. A survey conducted by Animal Medicines Australia revealed 68 per cent of SA households own a pet. Pet...

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In addition to having a Will, residual superannuation needs to be dealt with before you die
Wills & Estate Planning
October 19, 2020

In addition to having a Will, residual superannuation needs to be dealt with before you die

Having a valid Will in place ensures that in the event of your death your assets and interests go to the right person(s). Your superannuation however, does not automatically form...

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Losing demerit points due to driver distraction can put you at risk of losing your drivers licence. Here are your options.
Traffic Offences
September 11, 2020

Losing demerit points due to driver distraction can put you at risk of losing your drivers licence. Here are your options.

Driver distraction is a major contributor to deaths and serious injury on SA roads. In an Australian Road Safety Foundation survey, a whopping 79 per cent of Australian motorists admitted...

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It’s all in the planning if you are a business owner looking towards retirement
Commercial Law
August 26, 2020

It’s all in the planning if you are a business owner looking towards retirement

Understandably, business owners are often so busy focusing on the day-to-day operations that little thought is given to the future of the business should a key person no longer be...

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Obtaining a Grant of Probate for the administration of a deceased estate explained
Wills & Estate Planning
August 18, 2020

Obtaining a Grant of Probate for the administration of a deceased estate explained

When a loved one dies their estate needs to be attended to. Locating the deceased person’s Will and obtaining a Grant of Probate is the first step in this process....

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An Advance Care Directive ensures you remain in control of your healthcare needs
Wills & Estate Planning
August 6, 2020

An Advance Care Directive ensures you remain in control of your healthcare needs

Advance Care Directives have replaced Enduring Powers of Guardianship, Medical Powers of Attorney and Anticipatory Directions. While your Enduring Power of Guardianship may still be valid, an Advance Care Directive...

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