What are the most important things to know about Wills and Probate?

The death of a loved one is distressing and painful. After their loss, you may be tasked with managing their finances and distributing their assets. This process of administering an estate is known as Probate. It’s a series of legal processes and enquiries which need to be undertaken within a specific timeframe. Is there a…

Read More

Can You Work After Making a Total & Permanent Disability Claim?

Many superannuation policies offer a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) benefit. It’s a wonderful safety net to have as TPD benefits are designed to provide a lump sum payment if an illness or injury prevents you from working. TPD benefits were originally intended to provide enough money to make up for the lost super contributions…

Read More

Top 3 Commonly Asked Questions About Conveyancing Answered.

There is more to buying a home than the suburb you wish to live in or the style of property you want to buy. The process of buying or selling a property is complex. Here are the 3 most commonly asked questions about the conveyancing process. Question 1:  What are the main steps in the…

Read More

Payments Under Workers Compensation Explained

If you’ve sustained an injury at work and cannot work to your full capacity, it can significantly impact your financial stability. Particularly in the case of a serious injury resulting in a prolonged absence from work. Luckily, workers compensation payments are designed to help cover a number of costs and financial losses, taking into account…

Read More

Social Media – Beware the New Surveillance That Could Damage Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives over the last couple of decades, and although some of us may not share our most intimate thoughts and moments on the platform of choice, you’d be surprised as to just how much information one can gather about you on there. When it comes…

Read More

Why Property Settlements Should be Dealt With Sooner Than Later

Separation and divorce can be one of the toughest and most chaotic events in peoples’ lives and the last thing you may want to have to deal with is a copious amount of paperwork. However, in Family Law, there are particular timelines involved with separation and divorce and delaying the process of sorting out the…

Read More

Top 3 Reasons You Should Get an Immigration Lawyer

In today’s digital era of ubiquitous information, you may be wondering why – or even if – you should consult an Immigration Lawyer for your visa, when things like Google and social media platforms are right at your fingertips. However, Australian immigration law is complex and extensive and continues to evolve at an incredibly fast…

Read More

What you Need to Know About Hit and Run Compensation

When it comes to hit-and-run motor accidents, due to the fact that the driver at fault cannot be identified, some people may think that compensation is unattainable or too difficult a task. The fact of the matter is, if you’ve been injured in any way, you have a legal right to make a claim. You…

Read More

What is a Family Provision Claim and What Does it Entail?

When a family member passes and has left a Will, it’s not uncommon for the estate to be divided unfairly among the recipients. In fact, we’ve dealt with many cases where beneficiaries have had to contest a Will for being under-recognised – and in some cases, completely left out. That’s where a Family Provision Claim…

Read More

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Always Consult a Lawyer for Estate Administration.

When someone passes, the person nominated in their Will as an executor takes ownership of their estate and is responsible for administering everything to the beneficiaries as outlined in the Will. Comparatively, if the person passes without a Will, there’s a whole set of other procedures that you need to fulfil in order to manage…

Read More