Divorce Explained For De Facto Partners

Divorce Explained For De Facto Partners

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
‘Divorce’ explained for de facto partners Unlike married couples, de facto partners cannot apply for a divorce when their relationship breaks down. Their property affairs and arrangements for the future care of their children however may be finalised by agreement, with the assistance of their legal advisors or, if necessary…
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Wills for Blended Families

Wills for Blended Families

Family Law, Will and Probate
Wills for Blended Families Making a Will is important, particularly if you are part of a blended family. A blended family is a family in which one or both partners have a child or children from a previous relationship. Careful estate planning now should ensure that all of your intended…
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Business Structures: Company

Business Structures: Company

Commercial Law, Employment Law
Business Structures: Company When commencing a business venture, it is necessary to consider the most appropriate type of business structure to put in place. Different business structures have different benefits and disadvantages. This article looks at companies - how to set one up and the pros and cons of a…
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Property Transfers Following A Deceased Estate

Property Transfers Following A Deceased Estate

Family Law, Will and Probate
Property transfers following a deceased estate Executors and administrators, referred to as the Legal Personal Representative (LPR), of a deceased estate hold a position of considerable trust and must act with care and diligence in handling estate assets. The role of the LPR includes the identification, protection and preservation of…
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An Overview of Retail Leases

An Overview of Retail Leases

Commercial Law, Leasing, Renting
An Overview of Retail Leases Commercial leases form part of many business transactions. When leasing commercial property, it is important for both landlords and tenants to understand the relationship they are entering and the rights and obligations they each have. A commercial lease governs such matters. Some commercial leases are…
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