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Heads of Agreement in family law: Do they hold up in Court? [PART TWO]

What is a Heads of Agreement? In family law terms, a Heads of Agreement is often made during negotiations between two parties and/or their legal representatives to resolve urgent financial issues – namely where property is concerned. It is often made during a mediation in an effort to…

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Why is having a Will so important?

According to recent statistics, close to half of Australians over the age of 18 do not have a valid Will. It is often the case that people do not think about making a Will until much later in life, or they do not believe they have enough assets…

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Things to look out for during your final property inspection prior to settlement

What is the final pre-settlement inspection? The final inspection of the property is your last chance to make sure that everything in the property that was listed in the contract is in good working condition and the property is in the same state as it was when contracts…

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Increased penalites for Franchising Code of Conduct announced

Maximum penalties for franchisor breaches Franchisors who are found to be in breach of the Franchising Code will now be exposed to greater penalties. These penalties apply to an array of clauses of the Franchising Code. In most cases, the maximum penalty will be up to $133,200.  However,…

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FEATURED ON BEANSTALK MUMS: How to get a divorce if you can’t find your ex

Divorce can be a stressful process in itself, but what happens when you cannot locate your ex-spouse to serve the Divorce papers?  In this article featured on Beanstalk Mums, we discuss the process you will need to follow if you find yourself in this position. READ ARTICLE Need…

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