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Swimming Pool Disclosure Changes Postponed

Wednesday, 14th May, 2014

Swimming Pool

You may recall our blog in February of this year alerting you to the upcoming changes to swimming pool laws.  On the eve of these strict new requirements, which were to commence later this month on 29 April 2014, the Office of Local Government (“OLG”) has announced those changes have now been postponed for another […]

Is a Duplex Exempt from Strata Rules?

Strata Duplex

For many retirees the purchase of a duplex (or 2 lot strata scheme) is a perfect compromise between a unit and a house – low maintenance living with more privacy than a retirement village or unit. However, this is not always the case and in New South Wales, confusion sometimes arises as to whether duplex […]

How to Sue a Company

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The main reason proceedings are taken against a company is to recover debts that are due and payable. There are usually two ways to sue a company for the recovery of the monies due and payable: Commencing Court proceedings in an appropriate jurisdiction; or Serving the company with Statutory Demand. Commencing Court Proceedings: Depending on […]

Attwood Marshall welcomes Katherine to our Property and Commercial Department

Thursday, 8th May, 2014

Kathy

Katherine O`Rourke has been appointed our new Property and Commercial Lawyer. Katherine completed her combined Bachelor of Economics (Honours)/ Bachelor of Laws at the University of New England in 2011. Admitted as a Solicitor in 2011, Katherine has practised as a Solicitor in country New South Wales and specialises in purchasing and selling residential and rural […]

Aged Care Reform Seminar to Shine a Light on Changes

Tuesday, 1st April, 2014

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers is proud to be a part of a free aged care seminar hosted by the Oculus Group. A 2 hour seminar will be run on Thursday 17 April, consisting of either a morning (9:45 am) or afternoon (1:45pm) session. The seminar will be held at Occulus Financial Services Group’s offices at 39 […]

The Importance of Business Succession

Tuesday, 4th March, 2014

Business In Your Palm

By Barry van Heerden Consider the following scenario:- Joe and Tim are partners in a business. Both are married and Joe’s daughter is a second year law student at a well-known university in Qld. Joe is involved in a car accident on the way to work and suffers severe injuries. After being in a coma […]

Attwood Marshall Lawyers welcome Larisa Kapur to our Wills and Estates Department

Tuesday, 18th February, 2014

Larisa

Larisa Kapur has been appointed as our new Wills and Estates Lawyer.  Larisa graduated from Bond University with a Juris Doctor in Law awarded to her with Honours.  She also specialises in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Larisa has a background in Psychology and completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science from Griffith University in 2009. She also has training […]

Important Changes to NSW Swimming Pool Laws

Tuesday, 4th February, 2014

Swimming Pool

By Emma Heuston Selling or Leasing a Property in NSW? Don’t Be Left High and Dry By Recent Changes! The Swimming Pools Amendment Act (NSW) 2012 (“the Act”) was recently introduced in New South Wales. As a result, important changes to the law surrounding swimming pools and spa pools are being phased in. Property owners, […]

Don’t Euthanise Your Business – Valuing What You Have (Part 3 of Our Business Succession Series)

Tuesday, 21st January, 2014

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By Barry van Heerden PART 3 As previously indicated in parts 1 and 2, Buy/Sell Agreements, which are also called Business Wills, are means of providing a legal mechanism by which the interest of one party in a business is transferred to the other (or its estate) with the minimum of disruption to the business and the parties involved […]

“They aren’t coming back and I don’t care what the Orders say”…

Tuesday, 14th January, 2014

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By Abbi Golightly These are the words that strike fear into the hearts of most separated parents, particularly those who are the primary caregiver of children of any age. What do you do?  Who do you call?  What rights do you have to ensure that your children are returned to their stable environment? Breaches of […]