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Recovering Legal Costs

Recovering Legal Costs

Litigation
Recovering Legal Costs A question that we are often asked is “Can I recover my legal fees?” In Family Law, Criminal Law, Traffic Law and Care and Protection Law matters, recovering legal costs is not a straight forward matter. Parties should approach the litigation on the understanding that they will…
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Family Law and Property Settlement

Family Law and Property Settlement

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
Family Law and Property Settlement It appears there is a common misconception throughout the Upper Hunter that Family Law Property Settlements in which one spouse is employed in the mining industry and the other is not must result in a net asset percentage split that is unfavourable to the spouse…
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Equilaw Solicitors partners with PEXA

Equilaw Solicitors partners with PEXA

About Equilaw, Latest News
Equilaw Solicitors partners with PEXA Left to Right: Michael O’Brien, Renee Allen and Catherine Eather from PEXA. Equilaw Solicitors has been recognised by PEXA, an online property exchange network, for playing a leading role in bringing property transactions online and assisting peers in the network. PEXA (Property Exchange Australia) is…
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Australasian Law Awards Nominations

Australasian Law Awards Nominations

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Australasian Law Awards Nominations The Australasian Law Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of Australia and New Zealand's leading legal professionals, firms and in-house teams for their contribution to the industry over the past year. This year Equilaw Solicitors has been nominated for the Australasian Law Award in the category for…
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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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