Tax, What Tax?!

March 18th, 2019|Les Stubbs

March 2019 | Les Stubbs One of the most important benefits and advantages of consulting a specialist family lawyer is to be properly advised on your legal rights and obligations before a potential problem arises

How Watertight is Your Will? Family Provision 101

February 25th, 2019|admin

February 2019 | Claire Perry You have worked long and hard to accumulate the assets that will comprise your estate. So it’s your choice who inherits under your will, right? Not necessarily. As a will-maker,

Can You Change a Child’s Name After Separation?

February 24th, 2019|Georgia Dight

January 2019 | Georgia Dight Family lawyers are often asked by parents whether they are able to change their child’s surname after separation or divorce. This generally occurs when a parent has reverted to their

New Community-Based Sentences for Criminal Offences in NSW

February 18th, 2019|Scott Freidman

February 2019 | Scott Freidman Over the years we have become accustomed to hearing media references to court sentences meted out for criminal offences. Terminology such as “suspended sentences”, “good behaviour bonds” and “home detention”

Risks Posed by Departing Employees: Is Your Business Protected?

February 18th, 2019|Kieran Kelly

February 2019 | Kieran Kelly We have recently been asked to advise several clients in relation to the protections they have in place from former employees who have joined a competitor. The scenario often takes

Insolvency Practitioners, Trading Trusts and Priorities: Uncertain Times

January 31st, 2019|Kieran Kelly

January 2019 | Kieran Kelly Insolvency practitioners have been faced with uncertainty as to whether the priority regime in the Corporations Act should apply when companies that have conducted their business through a trading trust