Wills – Intestacy

The interesting thing about a Will is that it is one of the few things in life that people will put time and effort into knowing that they will never see it operate. Many people realise this fact and elect to leave no Will, uttering the commonly heard phrase “they can all do what they want, I’ll be dead anyway”. This results in the all too common predicament known as Intestacy – where a person dies leaving no Will and...

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The Property Settlement In Family Law

If your marriage or de facto relationship irretrievably breaks down, it can be one of the most emotional and stressful events in your life. In such circumstances, it is crucial that you receive the appropriate advice and support to guide you through your difficult times. This article will provide you with a preliminary overview of how a property settlement occurs in Australia pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth). You will understand that the property settlement process in Australia...

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Commercial Leasing – the impact of COVID 19

The impacts of the COVID 19 epidemic have been both widespread and severe for many people and businesses. One area that has been severely impacted is that of leases – both from the perspective of landlords and of tenants. In this article, we look at the impacts for commercial leasing sector as opposed to residential leasing. Commercial leasing includes the leasing of Retail premises, Office premises and Industrial premises. As the restrictions imposed in response to COVID 19 took hold,...

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