Prenupital Agreements: The Ruling of ‘Thorne v Kennedy’

Prenuptial agreements have been widely held to be the perfect instrument for protecting one's assets in a marriage, particularly where there is a vast inequality in the wealth brought to the relationship. However, the recent High Court ruling found in Thorne v Kennedy [2017] HCA 49 could have a substantial impact in the effectiveness of prenuptial agreements [...]

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Obtaining Probate

When a person dies leaving a valid will, their estate is distributed according to the terms of their will. A probate order states that the will has been proven to be the last valid will of the deceased. It allows the executor to collect, distribute the estate and execute the wishes of the deceased in [...]

Buying off the Plan

Buying Off the Plan? What to Look For WHAT ARE YOU BUYING?: You should carefully examine the architect’s plans and the list of specifications to ensure you are satisfied with what you are contracting to buy. Also carefully examine the proposed Plan of Subdivision to identify your lot, its location and aspect and its size. [...]

The significance of pre-purchase inspections

After practising in property law for many years one of the biggest surprises we come across on a weekly basis is buyers of property that do not undertake a thorough inspection of the property before signing the contract of sale. This is usually because buyers concentrate on the bigger ticket aspects such as the number [...]

Annual Checkup: Is Your Estate Plan Up-to-Date

It’s also important to periodically check up on the plans you’ve set in place. As another year comes to a close, take a moment to look over your various legal and financial documents to make sure you still agree with what’s in writing, and update as necessary. A will is the primary means of ensuring [...]

Wills Check-list What you should do before making a Will

Wills Check-list List the assets you are able to dispose of by a Will. Consider whether you want any specific items such as cars, antiques or jewellery to be left to specific beneficiaries. List your debts and consider how these are to be repaid on your death. Decide whether you want to leave any specific [...]

Discover What Good Commercial Lawyers Sydney can do for You!

Whether you are planning to start up your own business or you already have a well-established business in existence, it is advisable to hire a commercial solicitor. Commercial Lawyers Parramatta as well as elsewhere play an important role in successfully running a business and protecting it from all sorts of legalities and complexities. There are hundreds [...]

Importance of hiring commercial lawyers Sydney

The role of commercial lawyers Sydney is to assist their clients in legal issues relating to e-commerce, information technology, data protection, employment law, intellectual property law and contracts. They help their clients understand the complexities of commercial and company law. Company and commercial law deals with the legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions, purchase and [...]

How To Be Successful In Business and In Your Private Life

The Following rules are to be applied in business and/or private life as they include the attributes of successful Business people: Remember – success breeds success – always look, act and portray success. Be a leader – provide courteous assistance, encouragement and deserve praise. Possess a positive mentality – avoid negativity and take positive approach [...]