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Estate planning issues concerning a self-managed superannuation fund
Wills & Estate Planning
March 18, 2020

Estate planning issues concerning a self-managed superannuation fund

Superannuation is likely to be one of your major assets/financial resources. If you have a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) it is important to consider who will control it if you...

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Impacted by an Adelaide infrastructure project? Get fair compensation.
Compulsory Acquisitions, Property Law
March 6, 2020

Impacted by an Adelaide infrastructure project? Get fair compensation.

Scammell & Co are assisting Adelaide property owners and businesses who find themselves at a stalemate with the DPTI over compensation The Government of South Australia has announced $12.9 billion...

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Couples with blended families have unique considerations when preparing a will
Wills & Estate Planning
February 28, 2020

Couples with blended families have unique considerations when preparing a will

Both my spouse and I have children from previous relationships. How do we ensure there are no disputes over our estate after we die? Unfortunately, blended family disputes over wills...

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Considering a DIY Family Law Consent Order? You might be setting yourself up for failure.
Family Law
February 12, 2020

Considering a DIY Family Law Consent Order? You might be setting yourself up for failure.

While the Family Court's 'DIY Kit' provides information and guidance about making an Application for Consent Orders, we highly recommend that you obtain legal advice and assistance before attempting to...

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There are steps you can take to get your ex to contribute towards existing bills and loans
Family Law
January 17, 2020

There are steps you can take to get 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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Buying or selling a business need not be daunting
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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SA child protection initiatives aim to improve outcomes for Aboriginal children in care
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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Starting up an SME? Getting your business documents right will set you up for success
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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Government has tunnel-vision for North-South corridor
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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Signed up to the CBD e-scooter craze? You need to be aware of the physical and financial risks.
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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Dog bites sustained from an unprovoked attack, may entitle victims to make a claim for compensation
Personal Injury
September 20, 2019

Dog bites sustained from an unprovoked attack, may entitle victims 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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