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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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Having a Power of Attorney in place is just as important as your Will
Wills & Estate Planning
July 23, 2020

Having a Power of Attorney in place is just as important as your Will

There is a common misconception that the Executor of your Will can make decisions for you while you are alive however, this is not the case. A Power of Attorney document...

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If you are buying or selling property you need to be aware of the importance of a Form 1
Conveyancing
June 25, 2020

If you are buying or selling property you need to be aware of the importance of a Form 1

An integral part of selling a property, whether by private treaty or auction, is the statutory provision of a document called a Form 1 by the vendor to the purchaser....

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Proposed domestic violence bill not necessarily the answer to shared custody disputes
Family Law
June 18, 2020

Proposed domestic violence bill not necessarily the answer to shared custody disputes

A private member’s bill has been introduced into parliament by Federal Labor MP Graham Perrett in response to the shocking murder of Brisbane woman Hannah Clarke and her three children...

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Your entitlement to claim for assistance as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident explained
Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
June 5, 2020

Your entitlement to claim for assistance as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident explained

PART 3. Motor Vehicle Accident Claims:   If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident which was not your fault – you may be able to claim for...

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Your entitlement to claim for economic loss as a result of a motor vehicle accident explained
Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
May 27, 2020

Your entitlement to claim for economic loss as a result of a motor vehicle accident explained

PART 2. Motor Vehicle Accident Claims: If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident which was not your fault, you may be able to make a claim for...

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Your entitlement to claim for pain and suffering as a result of a motor vehicle accident explained
Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
May 27, 2020

Your entitlement to claim for pain and suffering as a result of a motor vehicle accident explained

PART 1. Motor Vehicle Accident Claims: If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident which was not your fault, you may be able to claim for pain and...

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Changes to South Australia’s Land Tax regime is imminent
Commercial Law, Property Law
May 20, 2020

Changes to South Australia’s Land Tax regime is imminent

The South Australian government has introduced new land tax changes which are set to take effect from midnight 30 June 2020. Given South Australia has the highest land tax rate...

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