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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Thinking about Starting up your own Business?

Andrea McGarry | Business & Commercial, Video

Starting your own business can be an exciting challenge however; it can also be quite a daunting process. Our Business and…

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Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

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Being an Executor?

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

Angela Harry | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

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Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Dying without a Will

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

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Not so Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

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Getting a Will is for Everybody

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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What Happens if I Don’t Do a Will?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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What should I bring to my first Appointment?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what people need to bring to their first appointment/consult…

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Amanda Heather – Department Manager

Amanda Heather | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Video

Introducing our Department Manager & Senior Paralegal for the Criminal Law and Commercial Litigation Departments, Amanda Heather. If you would…

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Rhiannon Garrett – Compensation Law Senior Paralegal

Rhiannon Garrett | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Introducing our Compensation Law Senior Paralegal/Law Graduate, Rhiannon Garrett. If you have a workers compensation claim, please contact Department Manager…

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Injured in the Gym

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about being injured in the gym. If you have a…

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Young pregnant widow loses home without letters of administration – Wills & Estates Law – Blog

April Kennedy | Wills & Estates

The sad case of a young couple torn apart by tragedy has highlighted the importance for people of all ages…

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Motorcycle crash claim in Qld – Personal Injury Law – Frequently Asked Questions

Jeremy Roche | General Legal

For a motorcycle crash claim in Qld you need expert legal help, explains Queensland Law Society Specialist Accredited Compensation Lawyer,…

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How to Claim Workers Comp in Queensland – Personal Injury Law

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

For the best chance at a successful Workers Compensation claim, you should follow these steps, writes Queensland Law Society Compensation…

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How can you contest a Will? – Wills and Estates Law – Podcast

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers estate litigation solicitor, Melissa Tucker, responds to commonly asked questions about how can you contest a Will….

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Unfair commissions and financial mismanagement – NSW Trustee and Guardian cannot be trusted

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

There is a myth in the general public that the NSW Trustee and Guardian is to be trusted because they…

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Buying a property? What real estate agents have a duty to disclose before sale

Andrea McGarry | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Paralegal and Law Graduate, Andrea McGarry discusses what real estate agents have a duty to disclose to the prospective buyer…

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How to Make Complaints to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA)

Amanda Heather | Bank, Finance and Super Disputes

If you have received bad financial advice or have a dispute with a financial services company, all complaints are now…

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Attwood Marshall Robina Town Centre Office – Open Thursday Nights and Saturday Mornings

Jeff Garrett | General Legal

It is most unusual to find lawyers who are open outside of normal business hours, but we have invested highly…

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From the Legal Practice Director’s desk: 2018 a year to celebrate, 2019 even bigger!

Jeff Garrett | General Legal

This year has been an exciting one for Attwood Marshall Lawyers with plans for 2019 already underway to expand our…

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Shock NSW Racing Decision Raises Questions Over Stewards’ Penalties under ARR175

Jeff Garrett | Horse Racing Law

A Racing NSW Appeals Tribunal decision which found stewards have no jurisdiction to penalise trainers under Australian Rules of Racing…

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Lynette Dawson Murder Cold Case and the ‘Forfeiture Rule’

Lucy McPherson | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A PE teacher, a schoolgirl, an affair, and a dead mother. The case of missing woman Lynette Dawson lay cold…

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How does a cheap conveyancer cut costs? – Cheap Conveyancer Gold Coast – Property Law

Jess Kimpton | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton, explains how a cheap conveyancer cuts costs on fees. After all the effort and care that…

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Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services highlights ‘sue the b*stards mantra’

Jeff Garrett | Bank, Finance and Super Disputes

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett – a lawyer of 33 years’ experience in civil litigation – reflects…

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GST reforms to combat illegal phoenix activity

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Property vendors and purchasers are subject to tough new GST laws, introduced to crack down on dodgy company directors who engage…

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‘Lemon Laws’ To Help Queenslanders Sold Faulty Cars

Georgia Taylor | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

ATTWOOD Marshall Lawyers say new ‘lemon laws’ to be introduced to State Parliament today to protect Queenslanders if they buy…

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Tragic Death Reminder to Leave the Gift of Life With Your Will

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

THE passing of Gold Coast organ donation advocate, Leslie Fitz-Gerald, left a poignant reminder of the importance in the selfless…

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Who can apply to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to be an administrator? – Wills and Estates Law

Melissa Tucker | Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

If a loved one has lost capacity, Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help you with an application to the Queensland Civil and…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

Angela Harry | Podcast, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers recently acted for the successful respondent in the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Perry v Nicholson [2017]…

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Who Pays the Legal Fees in a Will Dispute?

Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation, Podcast

Will disputes are on the increase in Australia. One of the most common questions asked by people who believe they…

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Protect your family and those hard won assets!

Angela Harry | Podcast, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Testamentary trust wills are the most powerful and flexible weapons in the arsenal of experienced estate planning lawyers. A testamentary…

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Our David and Goliath Employment Case that Ended in the High Court

Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Podcast

Attwood Marshall have recently finalised a highly litigious employment dispute between Stratton Finance Pty Ltd and a former employee. Stratton…

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Olivia Mead and the Billion Dollar Estate

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Podcast

You might have heard or seen media reports in relation to all the commotion surrounding the estate of the late…

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Making the Granny Flat Option Work

Angela Harry | Podcast, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Industry experts say that rental yields of up to 15 per cent can be achieved on the backyard “granny” flat…

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The Legal Implications of the Runaway Stroller

Jeff Garrett | Compensation Claims, General Legal, Podcast

Last week, you might recall the near fatal accident of a baby in a stroller, left unattended by their parents as…

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The Changing Landscape of Inheritance Law

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, General Legal, Podcast

Historically, conversations around kitchen tables about the rights of adopted children and step children have been common place in relation…

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What is Defamation?

Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Podcast

We’re all aware of review sites, be it in the shape of Trip Advisor or Yelp, but how do you…

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Contesting Wills on a No Win No Fee Basis

Jeff Garrett | Estate Litigation, Podcast, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Thinking of Contesting a Will? Listen to our interview with Practice Director, Jeff Garrett If you have been left out…

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Taking Care During Separation

Jeff Garrett | Family Law, Podcast

Relationships can be difficult. But what happens when marital or de-facto couples find themselves at a fork in the road?…

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Attwood Marshall leading the field in surrogacy law

Jeff Garrett | Family Law, Podcast

In what is understood to be only the second application heard since the commencement of the Surrogacy Act 2010, Attwood…

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Divorce: 7 Mistakes Separating Couples Make When They Don’t Get a Family Lawyer

Hayley Condon | Family Law

In divorce, not engaging a family lawyer is a counter-active trap many separating couples can fall into to try to save…

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Family Dispute Resolution: Would it Help the Jolie-Pitt Divorce?

Hayley Condon | Family Law

A PASSIONATE beginning and millions in wealth could not save the sexiest man and woman alive from the need for…

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Australia says YES to Same Sex Marriage – What about the legal issues?

Hayley Condon | Family Law, General Legal

Legal issues arising from historic ‘YES’ vote and same sex marriage legislation – Senior Associate and senior family lawyer Hayley…

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Received a Subpoena in Family Law Proceedings?

Emily Edmonds | Family Law

What you should do if you are a professional and are served with a Family Law Subpoena! Law Graduate and member of Attwood Marshall Family Law department, Emily Edmonds, provides...

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Parents and Grandparents are providing financial assistance to their children and grandchildren by way of Inter-Family Loans at unprecedented levels.

Hayley Condon | Family Law

Parents and Grandparents are providing financial assistance to their children and grandchildren by way of inter-family loans at unprecedented levels. Attwood…

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Will Sophie Monk find love on the Bachelorette? Will they have a pre-nup agreement?

Hayley Condon | Family Law

Senior Associate and Family Lawyer Hayley Condon delves into the thin veneer of dating and what real relationships are likely…

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Separating from your Spouse or Partner? Ten tips on what to do!

Emily Edmonds | Family Law

The breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship can be a very emotional and difficult time, particularly if the…

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Estate Planning – Is This a Ticking Time-Bomb in Your Super Policy?

Angela Harry | Estate Litigation, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

In this podcast, Estate Planning expert, Angela Harry discusses the inherent risks of not taking your estate planning seriously, in…

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Appointing a Guardian for your children in your Will

Donna Tolley | Family Law, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Appointing guardians for your children in your will – Who will look after your children if both parents die? Who you…

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Separated? Should you allow the kids to go overseas?

Hayley Condon | Family Law

With the school holidays upon us, many parents are faced with the difficult decision of whether to allow their children…

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Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley | Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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It’s Christmas – Death, Divorce, Accidents and Arrests!

Jeff Garrett | Criminal and Traffic Law, Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates

For Most People Christmas is a Time to Relax and Catch Up with Family and Friends…. For Lawyers, it can be…

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It’s Not Official until it’s Facebook Official! Or Is It? – The Facts on De Facto Relationships

Emily Edmonds | Family Law

These days, relationships can be given many different labels. Popular social media site, Facebook, offers many options when updating your…

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In Family Law Disputes, Do GrandParents Have Rights?

Hayley Condon | Family Law

It’s a sad state of affairs but the number of marriages that ultimately fail remains high. Amid the turbulence after…

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Who Keeps the Ring if the Wedding is Called Off?

Hayley Condon | Family Law

Calling off an engagement can be a very painful and emotional experience and unfortunately, the last thing that you want…

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Financial Disclosure – not even Billionaires are safe.

Jeff Garrett | Family Law

Despite being ranked 147th on the Forbes list of billionaires, Russian Dmitry Rybolovlev has not been able to elude the…

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Taking Care During Separation

Jeff Garrett | Family Law, Podcast

Relationships can be difficult. But what happens when marital or de-facto couples find themselves at a fork in the road?…

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Attwood Marshall leading the field in surrogacy law

Jeff Garrett | Family Law, Podcast

In what is understood to be only the second application heard since the commencement of the Surrogacy Act 2010, Attwood…

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Rhiannon Garrett – Compensation Law Senior Paralegal

Rhiannon Garrett | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Introducing our Compensation Law Senior Paralegal/Law Graduate, Rhiannon Garrett. If you have a workers compensation claim, please contact Department Manager…

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Injured in the Gym

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about being injured in the gym. If you have a…

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WorkCover Offer QLD

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Offer in QLD. If you have a workers…

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Workplace Injury – The Claim Process

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about the claim process for workplace injury. If you have…

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Workplace Injuries – The Employer

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video the role of the Employer with regards to Workplace Injuries….

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WorkCover Medicals

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Medicals. If you have a workers compensation claim,…

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Injured at Work QLD

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what you should do if you’ve been injured at…

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CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim. If you have a…

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What Cyclists Need to Know

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what cyclists need to know. If you have a…

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No Win No Fee for Cyclists

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about No Win No Fee for Cyclists. If you have…

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What to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident….

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What is An Accredited Specialist

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what an accredited specialist is. If you have a workers…

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No Win No Fee

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what “No Win, No Fee” means. If you have a…

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Head Over the Handlebars – Cyclists Entitlement to Compensation!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Over the past decade in Australia, cyclist-versus-driver road rage incidents and ‘retribution’ type accidents have become increasingly rife.  There appears…

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Gateway Motorway Road Rage Death Case Highlights Dangers to Commuters and Possible Claims

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Road rage assaults have doubled in the last 5 years – can injured victims of road rage claim compensation? Attwood Marshall…

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WorkCover Claims in QLD – Don`t Sign your Life Away!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law, Video

Attwood Marshall Partner and Qld Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law, Jeremy Roche talks about this hot topic…

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How to Claim Workers Comp in Queensland – Personal Injury Law

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

For the best chance at a successful Workers Compensation claim, you should follow these steps, writes Queensland Law Society Compensation…

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‘In Fear For My Life’: Road Rage Victim Shares His Story

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

    LEFT for dead on the side of a road, Kingscliff father, Joel Harry, suffered lifelong injuries after he…

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WorkCover: Butcher Punched in the Head by Co-worker Paid $585,000 Compensation

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

In a key Workers Compensation case, a butcher has been paid $585,000 in damages after being brutally bashed at work, despite previously warning supervisors that the co-worker who attacked him...

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Where is the PRIVACY? Injured Claimants Subjected to Surveillance by DRONES!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

In Australia, citizens are loath to accept the increasing prevalence of cameras, surveillance, and new technologies that require the individual…

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Listeria Outbreak in Frozen Food Products

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

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Listeria Outbreak in Rockmelons

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

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If I am Injured at a Friend’s House, can I Claim for Compensation?

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Most people are aware that you can claim compensation for workplace accident or motor vehicle accidents, but what are the…

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Financial Problems with National ASX Legal Firms – Do they answer to Clients or Shareholders?

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall Partner and QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist in personal injury law, Jeremy Roche, talks about this dilemma faced…

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Abuse of Defence Force Personnel – An Inconvenient Truth?

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

The ongoing revelations of sexual abuse and other similar physical and mental abuse suffered by members of the Australian Defence…

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Have you had a Car Accident? Beware of Dodgy Claims Harvesters

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

Many of our clients have received “cold calls” from dodgy claims harvesters after they have been involved in a car…

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Jeremy Roche now a QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law!

Jeff Garrett | Compensation Law, General Legal

We congratulate Partner Jeremy Roche for obtaining his Specialist Accreditation in Personal Injury Law (QLD).  Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett…

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Kangaroo Appeals and Wins in Motorbike Case!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Kangaroo Appeals and Wins in Motorbike Case! The NSW Court of Appeal has recently handed down its decision in an…

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Abuse Victims Given Hope by Queensland & NSW Governments Decision to Extend Limitation Period for claims

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

The Queensland Government has joined the NSW state government with removing the usual 3 year limitation period that applies to…

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Deny Liability! – Dirty Tactics of Insurance Companies

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

FRAUDULENT AND UNETHICAL PRACTICES OF INSURANCE COMPANIES AND THEIR DOCTORS NO SURPRISE TO ATTWOOD MARSHALL PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS The latest…

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Motorbike Rider Sues Kangaroo and Wins!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

Football, Meat Pies, Kangaroos and No Fault Motor Vehicle Accidents in NSW Those who have been unfortunate enough to hit…

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Don’t Sign Away Your Life Until You See Us!

Chris Clarke | Compensation Law

10 Key Rules For Dealing with an Insurer Anyone making a NSW worker’s compensation claim, or any other personal injury…

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Rhiannon Garrett – Compensation Law Senior Paralegal

Rhiannon Garrett | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Introducing our Compensation Law Senior Paralegal/Law Graduate, Rhiannon Garrett. If you have a workers compensation claim, please contact Department Manager…

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Injured in the Gym

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about being injured in the gym. If you have a…

WATCH VIDEO

WorkCover Offer QLD

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Offer in QLD. If you have a workers…

WATCH VIDEO

Workplace Injury – The Claim Process

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about the claim process for workplace injury. If you have…

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Workplace Injuries – The Employer

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video the role of the Employer with regards to Workplace Injuries….

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WorkCover Medicals

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about WorkCover Medicals. If you have a workers compensation claim,…

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Injured at Work QLD

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what you should do if you’ve been injured at…

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CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about CTP – Cyclist Compensation Claim. If you have a…

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What Cyclists Need to Know

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about what cyclists need to know. If you have a…

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No Win No Fee for Cyclists

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video about No Win No Fee for Cyclists. If you have…

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What to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what to do if you’ve had a Motor Vehicle Accident….

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What is An Accredited Specialist

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what an accredited specialist is. If you have a workers…

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No Win No Fee

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Our Compensation Law Partner, Jeremy Roche discusses in this video what “No Win, No Fee” means. If you have a…

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Head Over the Handlebars – Cyclists Entitlement to Compensation!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Over the past decade in Australia, cyclist-versus-driver road rage incidents and ‘retribution’ type accidents have become increasingly rife.  There appears…

WATCH VIDEO

Gateway Motorway Road Rage Death Case Highlights Dangers to Commuters and Possible Claims

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, Video

Road rage assaults have doubled in the last 5 years – can injured victims of road rage claim compensation? Attwood Marshall…

WATCH VIDEO

WorkCover Claims in QLD – Don`t Sign your Life Away!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law, Video

Attwood Marshall Partner and Qld Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law, Jeremy Roche talks about this hot topic…

WATCH VIDEO

How to Claim Workers Comp in Queensland – Personal Injury Law

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

For the best chance at a successful Workers Compensation claim, you should follow these steps, writes Queensland Law Society Compensation…

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‘In Fear For My Life’: Road Rage Victim Shares His Story

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

    LEFT for dead on the side of a road, Kingscliff father, Joel Harry, suffered lifelong injuries after he…

READ MORE

WorkCover: Butcher Punched in the Head by Co-worker Paid $585,000 Compensation

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

In a key Workers Compensation case, a butcher has been paid $585,000 in damages after being brutally bashed at work, despite previously warning supervisors that the co-worker who attacked him...

READ MORE

Where is the PRIVACY? Injured Claimants Subjected to Surveillance by DRONES!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

In Australia, citizens are loath to accept the increasing prevalence of cameras, surveillance, and new technologies that require the individual…

READ MORE

Listeria Outbreak in Frozen Food Products

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

READ MORE

Listeria Outbreak in Rockmelons

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall has successfully represented clients in the past who have suffered serious and debilitating complications arising from listeria infections….

READ MORE

If I am Injured at a Friend’s House, can I Claim for Compensation?

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Most people are aware that you can claim compensation for workplace accident or motor vehicle accidents, but what are the…

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Financial Problems with National ASX Legal Firms – Do they answer to Clients or Shareholders?

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

Attwood Marshall Partner and QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist in personal injury law, Jeremy Roche, talks about this dilemma faced…

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Abuse of Defence Force Personnel – An Inconvenient Truth?

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law

The ongoing revelations of sexual abuse and other similar physical and mental abuse suffered by members of the Australian Defence…

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Have you had a Car Accident? Beware of Dodgy Claims Harvesters

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

Many of our clients have received “cold calls” from dodgy claims harvesters after they have been involved in a car…

READ MORE

Jeremy Roche now a QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law!

Jeff Garrett | Compensation Law, General Legal

We congratulate Partner Jeremy Roche for obtaining his Specialist Accreditation in Personal Injury Law (QLD).  Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett…

READ MORE

Kangaroo Appeals and Wins in Motorbike Case!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

Kangaroo Appeals and Wins in Motorbike Case! The NSW Court of Appeal has recently handed down its decision in an…

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Abuse Victims Given Hope by Queensland & NSW Governments Decision to Extend Limitation Period for claims

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

The Queensland Government has joined the NSW state government with removing the usual 3 year limitation period that applies to…

READ MORE

Deny Liability! – Dirty Tactics of Insurance Companies

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

FRAUDULENT AND UNETHICAL PRACTICES OF INSURANCE COMPANIES AND THEIR DOCTORS NO SURPRISE TO ATTWOOD MARSHALL PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS The latest…

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Motorbike Rider Sues Kangaroo and Wins!

Jeremy Roche | Compensation Law

Football, Meat Pies, Kangaroos and No Fault Motor Vehicle Accidents in NSW Those who have been unfortunate enough to hit…

READ MORE

Don’t Sign Away Your Life Until You See Us!

Chris Clarke | Compensation Law

10 Key Rules For Dealing with an Insurer Anyone making a NSW worker’s compensation claim, or any other personal injury…

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NSW Strangulation Laws Aim to Reduce Domestic Violence Deaths

Richard Smith | Criminal and Traffic Law

THE NSW Government has introduced tough new reforms to the Crimes Act, to reduce the number of domestic violence homicides….

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Domestic Violence Matters in NSW

Amanda Heather | Criminal and Traffic Law

Apprehended Violence Orders (also known as AVO’s) are court orders for future protection from violence or threats to your safety…

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Has Your QLD Driver`s Licence Been Suspended? You May Be Eligible For A Special Hardship Licence

Amanda Heather | Criminal and Traffic Law

What is a special hardship licence? A special hardship licence is a court order that will enable you to continue…

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It’s Christmas – Death, Divorce, Accidents and Arrests!

Jeff Garrett | Criminal and Traffic Law, Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates

For Most People Christmas is a Time to Relax and Catch Up with Family and Friends…. For Lawyers, it can be…

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Keeping up to Speed on New Queensland Road Rules

Amanda Heather | Criminal and Traffic Law

The start of 2015 has brought about a number of changes to the Queensland Road Rules to reflect the new…

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Buying Property in NSW? It’s Completely Different to Qld!

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

Many people are unaware of the differences between QLD and NSW when buying a property in New South Wales. Although…

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

Charles Lethbridge | Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

Senior Associate and Litigation Lawyer Charles Lethbridge discusses the disputes that arise from the joint ownership of real property and…

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Foreigners Buying Property in Australia

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

It is a well known fact more and more foreign investors are buying property in Australia, and more specifically, on…

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Buying a property? What real estate agents have a duty to disclose before sale

Andrea McGarry | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Paralegal and Law Graduate, Andrea McGarry discusses what real estate agents have a duty to disclose to the prospective buyer…

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How does a cheap conveyancer cut costs? – Cheap Conveyancer Gold Coast – Property Law

Jess Kimpton | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton, explains how a cheap conveyancer cuts costs on fees. After all the effort and care that…

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GST reforms to combat illegal phoenix activity

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Property vendors and purchasers are subject to tough new GST laws, introduced to crack down on dodgy company directors who engage…

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Finders Keepers: NSW Squatting Laws Help Developer to Score a $1.6m House

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

NSW squatting laws are in the spotlight after a Sydney developer scored himself a $1.6m house (pictured) by changing its…

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Why you need good legal advice and a lawyer before you a solicitor’s certificate is signed

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Increasingly, banks and other credit providers are insisting on people and business entities that borrow funds to obtain a solicitor’s…

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Buying a Commercial Property – 7 Things to Know – Property Law (Qld and NSW)

Andrea McGarry | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Legal advice for a commercial property transaction can make or break a successful investment deal, writes Law Graduate and Senior…

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Agents Duty of Disclosure for Violent Deaths or Suicide

Rachel Godden | Property Law

Is it the Agents Duty of Disclosure to notify  a prospective buyer of any dark history associated with the property?…

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Gazumping (or Something Like That)

Barry van Heerden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Gazumping occurs when you have a verbal agreement with an agent or seller to buy a property at an agreed…

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The Multiplex Case: Is a Duty of Care Owed by a Builder to a Body Corp?

Charles Lethbridge | Building, Developer and Construction Disputes, Property Law, Strata Law

There are lessons to be learnt from the Multiplex Case for property buyers, builders, developers and strata corporations. High profile and complex,…

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NSW stamp duty concessions could see First Home Buyer’s back in the Market! Do you qualify?

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Important stamp duty concessions announced by the NSW government will be a boost to 1st home owners. Licenced Conveyancer Rachel…

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Attwood Marshall Property Team Available Thursday Nights and Saturday Mornings!

Jeff Garrett | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

All bases are covered at our Robina Town Centre, Coolangatta and Kingscliff offices. Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett introduces the property team and the exciting new services available to real...

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Licensed Conveyancer joins our Property Team at the Kingscliff Office

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

New Department Managers Head Up Property Team At Coolangatta Main Office and Lawyer Anita Smith returns. The Property & Commercial…

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Time to Revisit Stamp Duty on Sale of Business in Queensland and New South Wales

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, Property Law

With recent changes in NSW relating to the payment of stamp duty on the sale of businesses it is necessary…

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Caveats in NSW – What You Need to Know

Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Property Law

Senior Associate Charles Lethbridge looks at the issues commonly associated with caveats in NSW.   What happens when a Caveat is…

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Accountants and Financial Planners Beware – Estate Planning Advice Could See You Being Sued or Prosecuted

Angela Harry | Estate Litigation, Property Law, Wills & Estates

There seems to have been a dramatic increase in accountants and financial planners offering ‘estate planning’ advice to their clients. …

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Property Services – Experience, Availability and Convenience

Barry van Heerden | Property Law

You have done all the hard work and obtained an offer from the buyers for the property you have listed….

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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

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Being an Executor?

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

Angela Harry | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

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Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Dying without a Will

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

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Not so Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

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Getting a Will is for Everybody

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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What Happens if I Don’t Do a Will?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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What should I bring to my first Appointment?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what people need to bring to their first appointment/consult…

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Should I Feel Guilty About Contesting a Will?

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video whether a client should feel guilty about contesting…

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Contesting Wills in QLD

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about Contesting Wills in QLD. If you require…

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Free Advice

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about getting free advice. If you require advice…

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First Appointment

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video what clients should bring on their first appointment….

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Young pregnant widow loses home without letters of administration – Wills & Estates Law – Blog

April Kennedy | Wills & Estates

The sad case of a young couple torn apart by tragedy has highlighted the importance for people of all ages…

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How can you contest a Will? – Wills and Estates Law – Podcast

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers estate litigation solicitor, Melissa Tucker, responds to commonly asked questions about how can you contest a Will….

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Unfair commissions and financial mismanagement – NSW Trustee and Guardian cannot be trusted

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

There is a myth in the general public that the NSW Trustee and Guardian is to be trusted because they…

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Lynette Dawson Murder Cold Case and the ‘Forfeiture Rule’

Lucy McPherson | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A PE teacher, a schoolgirl, an affair, and a dead mother. The case of missing woman Lynette Dawson lay cold…

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Tragic Death Reminder to Leave the Gift of Life With Your Will

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

THE passing of Gold Coast organ donation advocate, Leslie Fitz-Gerald, left a poignant reminder of the importance in the selfless…

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Why the Aged Care Royal Commission Needs to Investigate Nursing Home ‘Exit Fees’

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers has called for the Aged Care Royal Commission to probe the use of “unconscionable” nursing home ‘exit…

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No Will for Aretha Franklin’s $80m estate – what happens next?

Angela Harry | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates partner Angela Harry discusses the passing of singer Aretha Franklin to highlight the pitfalls…

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Attwood Marshall assists Salvo`s in Wills Day!

Donna Tolley | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers have over the last 3 weeks participated in the Salvation Army Will Days at our offices in…

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Sues his Children for Elder Abuse and Fraud

Melissa Tucker | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his…

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Are You an Executor in a Contested Estate?

Jeff Garrett | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Duties of an executor when a claim is made against the estate Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett discusses this issue…

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Challenging a Will on the Grounds of Undue Influence or Suspicious Circumstances

Angela Harry | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Manipulation of elderly and vulnerable family members to change their Wills under undue influence or suspicious circumstances Attwood Marshall Wills &…

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Be Careful who you Appoint as your Enduring Power of Attorney!

Amanda Smith | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Financial Abuse by Attorneys who are Family Members. Wills & Estates Lawyer Amanda Smith discusses this very important topic about…

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Bathurst 1000 Legend Peter Brock`s Will Disaster

Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The consequences of DIY Wills. You would be surprised by how many wealthy people die without a Will or don’t…

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How to Deal with “Outlaws” in Your Will – The Spouse or Partner of Your Children

Angela Harry | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

One of the most common issues raised by our clients when making their Wills is their concern that when they…

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How do I find a Will after Someone Dies?

Larisa Kapur | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A family member or close friend dying unexpectedly is difficult enough to deal with. What happens if you can’t find…

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Estate Planning – Is This a Ticking Time-Bomb in Your Super Policy?

Angela Harry | Estate Litigation, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

In this podcast, Estate Planning expert, Angela Harry discusses the inherent risks of not taking your estate planning seriously, in…

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Who can apply to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to be an administrator? – Wills and Estates Law

Melissa Tucker | Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

If a loved one has lost capacity, Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help you with an application to the Queensland Civil and…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

Angela Harry | Podcast, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers recently acted for the successful respondent in the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Perry v Nicholson [2017]…

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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

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Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Death in the Family – The First Steps

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

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Being an Executor?

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

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Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

Angela Harry | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

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Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

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Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

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Dying without a Will

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

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Not so Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

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Getting a Will is for Everybody

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

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What Happens if I Don’t Do a Will?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

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What should I bring to my first Appointment?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what people need to bring to their first appointment/consult…

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Should I Feel Guilty About Contesting a Will?

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video whether a client should feel guilty about contesting…

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Contesting Wills in QLD

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about Contesting Wills in QLD. If you require…

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Free Advice

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about getting free advice. If you require advice…

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First Appointment

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video what clients should bring on their first appointment….

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Young pregnant widow loses home without letters of administration – Wills & Estates Law – Blog

April Kennedy | Wills & Estates

The sad case of a young couple torn apart by tragedy has highlighted the importance for people of all ages…

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How can you contest a Will? – Wills and Estates Law – Podcast

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers estate litigation solicitor, Melissa Tucker, responds to commonly asked questions about how can you contest a Will….

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Unfair commissions and financial mismanagement – NSW Trustee and Guardian cannot be trusted

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

There is a myth in the general public that the NSW Trustee and Guardian is to be trusted because they…

READ MORE

Lynette Dawson Murder Cold Case and the ‘Forfeiture Rule’

Lucy McPherson | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A PE teacher, a schoolgirl, an affair, and a dead mother. The case of missing woman Lynette Dawson lay cold…

READ MORE

Tragic Death Reminder to Leave the Gift of Life With Your Will

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

THE passing of Gold Coast organ donation advocate, Leslie Fitz-Gerald, left a poignant reminder of the importance in the selfless…

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Why the Aged Care Royal Commission Needs to Investigate Nursing Home ‘Exit Fees’

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers has called for the Aged Care Royal Commission to probe the use of “unconscionable” nursing home ‘exit…

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No Will for Aretha Franklin’s $80m estate – what happens next?

Angela Harry | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates partner Angela Harry discusses the passing of singer Aretha Franklin to highlight the pitfalls…

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Attwood Marshall assists Salvo`s in Wills Day!

Donna Tolley | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers have over the last 3 weeks participated in the Salvation Army Will Days at our offices in…

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Sues his Children for Elder Abuse and Fraud

Melissa Tucker | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his…

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Are You an Executor in a Contested Estate?

Jeff Garrett | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Duties of an executor when a claim is made against the estate Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett discusses this issue…

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Challenging a Will on the Grounds of Undue Influence or Suspicious Circumstances

Angela Harry | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Manipulation of elderly and vulnerable family members to change their Wills under undue influence or suspicious circumstances Attwood Marshall Wills &…

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Be Careful who you Appoint as your Enduring Power of Attorney!

Amanda Smith | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Financial Abuse by Attorneys who are Family Members. Wills & Estates Lawyer Amanda Smith discusses this very important topic about…

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Bathurst 1000 Legend Peter Brock`s Will Disaster

Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The consequences of DIY Wills. You would be surprised by how many wealthy people die without a Will or don’t…

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How to Deal with “Outlaws” in Your Will – The Spouse or Partner of Your Children

Angela Harry | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

One of the most common issues raised by our clients when making their Wills is their concern that when they…

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How do I find a Will after Someone Dies?

Larisa Kapur | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A family member or close friend dying unexpectedly is difficult enough to deal with. What happens if you can’t find…

READ MORE

Estate Planning – Is This a Ticking Time-Bomb in Your Super Policy?

Angela Harry | Estate Litigation, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

In this podcast, Estate Planning expert, Angela Harry discusses the inherent risks of not taking your estate planning seriously, in…

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Who can apply to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to be an administrator? – Wills and Estates Law

Melissa Tucker | Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

If a loved one has lost capacity, Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help you with an application to the Queensland Civil and…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

Angela Harry | Podcast, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers recently acted for the successful respondent in the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Perry v Nicholson [2017]…

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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

If you have been left out of a Will or not adequately provided for by someone who you have a…

WATCH VIDEO

Larisa Kapur – Wills and Estates Lawyer

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

WATCH VIDEO

Death in the Family – The First Steps

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video what first steps to take when there’s a death…

WATCH VIDEO

Being an Executor?

Debbie Sage | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Debbie Sage discusses in this video the role of an Executor. If you require advice…

WATCH VIDEO

Angela Harry – Partner Wills & Estates

Angela Harry | Video, Wills & Estates

Introducing our Wills and Estates Partner, Angela Harry. If you require advice in relation to having your Will done for…

WATCH VIDEO

Separated and Not Divorced – Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you are separated but not legally…

WATCH VIDEO

Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video about Simple Wills. If you require advice in relation…

WATCH VIDEO

Dying without a Will

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you die without a will. If…

WATCH VIDEO

Not so Simple Wills

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video the Not so Simple Wills and how it will…

WATCH VIDEO

Getting a Will is for Everybody

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video that getting a Will is for everybody. If you…

WATCH VIDEO

What Happens if I Don’t Do a Will?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what happens if you don’t do a will. If…

WATCH VIDEO

What should I bring to my first Appointment?

Larisa Kapur | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Lawyer, Larisa Kapur discusses in this video what people need to bring to their first appointment/consult…

WATCH VIDEO

Should I Feel Guilty About Contesting a Will?

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video whether a client should feel guilty about contesting…

WATCH VIDEO

Contesting Wills in QLD

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about Contesting Wills in QLD. If you require…

WATCH VIDEO

Free Advice

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video about getting free advice. If you require advice…

WATCH VIDEO

First Appointment

Lucy McPherson | Video, Wills & Estates

Our Wills and Estates Senior Associate, Lucy McPherson discusses in this video what clients should bring on their first appointment….

WATCH VIDEO

Young pregnant widow loses home without letters of administration – Wills & Estates Law – Blog

April Kennedy | Wills & Estates

The sad case of a young couple torn apart by tragedy has highlighted the importance for people of all ages…

READ MORE

How can you contest a Will? – Wills and Estates Law – Podcast

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers estate litigation solicitor, Melissa Tucker, responds to commonly asked questions about how can you contest a Will….

READ MORE

Unfair commissions and financial mismanagement – NSW Trustee and Guardian cannot be trusted

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

There is a myth in the general public that the NSW Trustee and Guardian is to be trusted because they…

READ MORE

Lynette Dawson Murder Cold Case and the ‘Forfeiture Rule’

Lucy McPherson | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A PE teacher, a schoolgirl, an affair, and a dead mother. The case of missing woman Lynette Dawson lay cold…

READ MORE

Tragic Death Reminder to Leave the Gift of Life With Your Will

Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

THE passing of Gold Coast organ donation advocate, Leslie Fitz-Gerald, left a poignant reminder of the importance in the selfless…

READ MORE

Why the Aged Care Royal Commission Needs to Investigate Nursing Home ‘Exit Fees’

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates

Attwood Marshall Lawyers has called for the Aged Care Royal Commission to probe the use of “unconscionable” nursing home ‘exit…

READ MORE

No Will for Aretha Franklin’s $80m estate – what happens next?

Angela Harry | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Wills and Estates partner Angela Harry discusses the passing of singer Aretha Franklin to highlight the pitfalls…

READ MORE

Attwood Marshall assists Salvo`s in Wills Day!

Donna Tolley | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers have over the last 3 weeks participated in the Salvation Army Will Days at our offices in…

READ MORE

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Sues his Children for Elder Abuse and Fraud

Melissa Tucker | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his…

READ MORE

Are You an Executor in a Contested Estate?

Jeff Garrett | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Duties of an executor when a claim is made against the estate Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett discusses this issue…

READ MORE

Challenging a Will on the Grounds of Undue Influence or Suspicious Circumstances

Angela Harry | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Manipulation of elderly and vulnerable family members to change their Wills under undue influence or suspicious circumstances Attwood Marshall Wills &…

READ MORE

Be Careful who you Appoint as your Enduring Power of Attorney!

Amanda Smith | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Financial Abuse by Attorneys who are Family Members. Wills & Estates Lawyer Amanda Smith discusses this very important topic about…

READ MORE

Bathurst 1000 Legend Peter Brock`s Will Disaster

Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The consequences of DIY Wills. You would be surprised by how many wealthy people die without a Will or don’t…

READ MORE

How to Deal with “Outlaws” in Your Will – The Spouse or Partner of Your Children

Angela Harry | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

One of the most common issues raised by our clients when making their Wills is their concern that when they…

READ MORE

How do I find a Will after Someone Dies?

Larisa Kapur | Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A family member or close friend dying unexpectedly is difficult enough to deal with. What happens if you can’t find…

READ MORE

Estate Planning – Is This a Ticking Time-Bomb in Your Super Policy?

Angela Harry | Estate Litigation, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

In this podcast, Estate Planning expert, Angela Harry discusses the inherent risks of not taking your estate planning seriously, in…

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Who can apply to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to be an administrator? – Wills and Estates Law

Melissa Tucker | Podcast, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

If a loved one has lost capacity, Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help you with an application to the Queensland Civil and…

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Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Self Managed Super Funds – Life and Death Paperwork!

Angela Harry | Podcast, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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Left out of a Will? Who can bring a Family Provision claim in Qld and NSW

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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Estate Planning for your Online Afterlife – Important Changes to Facebook – You can now change your Facebook settings to state what happens when you die!

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Estate planning is important for your online assets too. Digital assets such as a Facebook account often have significant sentimental…

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Sixth Month Time Limit for Contesting Wills

Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation, Video, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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Who can bring a Family Provision Application?

Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation

Not just anyone can bring a family provision application. Only certain categories of people defined under the legislation are eligible…

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Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation

  Once eligibility is established, the legal test applied in family provision applications is, in summary, as follows: whether there…

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Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation

For a person to bring themselves within the meaning of a de facto spouse for the purpose of a family…

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Consequences of Dying Without a Will – Separated but not Divorced!

Amanda Smith | Estate Litigation, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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Jeff Garrett | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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April Kennedy | Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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Angela Harry | Estate Litigation, Property Law, Wills & Estates

There seems to have been a dramatic increase in accountants and financial planners offering ‘estate planning’ advice to their clients. …

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Are You an Executor in Someone’s Will? You May Wish to Reconsider Your Appointment…

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Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation

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Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation

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Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation

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Who Pays the Legal Fees in a Will Dispute?

Melissa Tucker | Estate Litigation, Podcast

Will disputes are on the increase in Australia. One of the most common questions asked by people who believe they…

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Lucy McPherson | Estate Litigation, Podcast

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Contesting Wills on a No Win No Fee Basis

Jeff Garrett | Estate Litigation, Podcast, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

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Amanda Heather | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Video

Introducing our Department Manager & Senior Paralegal for the Criminal Law and Commercial Litigation Departments, Amanda Heather. If you would…

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

Charles Lethbridge | Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

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Charles Lethbridge | Compensation Claims, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Video

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‘Lemon Laws’ To Help Queenslanders Sold Faulty Cars

Georgia Taylor | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

ATTWOOD Marshall Lawyers say new ‘lemon laws’ to be introduced to State Parliament today to protect Queenslanders if they buy…

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Behind the Law: Geoffrey Rush Case Against Daily Telegraph

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Georgia Taylor | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Property Law

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, General Legal

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Employment Law

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Lodging a Caveat is a very serious matter and people should be wary of using them without proper legal grounds….

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

CALL ATTWOOD MARSHALL LAWYERS NOW WARNING: Telecommunications scam has exceeded 1000 victims Australia- wide. The Scam: We’ve been approached by…

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Property Law

Body Corporate insurance can be confusing most of the time. It appears there are always arguments between Body Corporates and…

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Charles Lethbridge | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Podcast

Attwood Marshall have recently finalised a highly litigious employment dispute between Stratton Finance Pty Ltd and a former employee. Stratton…

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What is Defamation?

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We’re all aware of review sites, be it in the shape of Trip Advisor or Yelp, but how do you…

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Andrea McGarry | Business & Commercial, Video

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

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Finders Keepers: NSW Squatting Laws Help Developer to Score a $1.6m House

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Attwood Marshall Property Team Available Thursday Nights and Saturday Mornings!

Jeff Garrett | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

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Licensed Conveyancer joins our Property Team at the Kingscliff Office

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

New Department Managers Head Up Property Team At Coolangatta Main Office and Lawyer Anita Smith returns. The Property & Commercial…

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Time to Revisit Stamp Duty on Sale of Business in Queensland and New South Wales

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, Property Law

With recent changes in NSW relating to the payment of stamp duty on the sale of businesses it is necessary…

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Charles Lethbridge | Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

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From 1 July 2016 Contracts for the sale and purchase of properties (residential and commercial) in both Qld and NSW…

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NSW Government Abolishes Stamp Duty on Transfers of Business Assets from 1 July 2016

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In a long awaited decision, the NSW State Government has announced that it will abolish stamp duty that is payable…

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The Race that Stops the Nation: Employees and Medical Certificates, the Real Cost of Melbourne Cup Day to Australian Businesses…

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BUY/SELL AGREEMENT SMSF INSURANCE ATO RULING We refer to our previous articles parts 1, 2 , 3 and 4 on…

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  When purchasing a home or land stamp duty is payable to the Government via the Office of State Revenue….

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An amnesty has been offered by the Australian Tax Office for Australian residents who own assets overseas that have not…

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Joint Venture Agreements are used when two or more parties come together to perform a specific business venture (e.g. develop…

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Amanda Heather | Bank, Finance and Super Disputes

If you have received bad financial advice or have a dispute with a financial services company, all complaints are now…

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Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services highlights ‘sue the b*stards mantra’

Jeff Garrett | Bank, Finance and Super Disputes

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Legal Practice Director Jeff Garrett – a lawyer of 33 years’ experience in civil litigation – reflects…

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Jeff Garrett | Horse Racing Law

A Racing NSW Appeals Tribunal decision which found stewards have no jurisdiction to penalise trainers under Australian Rules of Racing…

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Jeff Garrett | General Legal, Horse Racing Law

IT’S SOMEWHAT WINS THE GROUP 2 HOLLINDALE STAKES IN A 1ST FOR TRAINER DARREN BEADMAN AND GODOLPHIN We all know…

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Jeff Garrett | Horse Racing Law

In the first case of cobalt being detected above the prescribed limit of 100mgs in a greyhound in Queensland, Trainer,…

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Charles Lethbridge | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Horse Racing Law

The Race that Stops the Nation: Employees and Medical Certificates, the Real Cost of Melbourne Cup Day to Australian Businesses…

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The cobalt scandal that has rocked the world of thoroughbred racing continues to snowball as another high profile and reputable…

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Buying Property in NSW? It’s Completely Different to Qld!

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

Many people are unaware of the differences between QLD and NSW when buying a property in New South Wales. Although…

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

Charles Lethbridge | Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

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Foreigners Buying Property in Australia

Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

It is a well known fact more and more foreign investors are buying property in Australia, and more specifically, on…

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Buying a property? What real estate agents have a duty to disclose before sale

Andrea McGarry | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Paralegal and Law Graduate, Andrea McGarry discusses what real estate agents have a duty to disclose to the prospective buyer…

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Jess Kimpton | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton, explains how a cheap conveyancer cuts costs on fees. After all the effort and care that…

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Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Property vendors and purchasers are subject to tough new GST laws, introduced to crack down on dodgy company directors who engage…

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Barry van Heerden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Gazumping occurs when you have a verbal agreement with an agent or seller to buy a property at an agreed…

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Rachel Godden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Important stamp duty concessions announced by the NSW government will be a boost to 1st home owners. Licenced Conveyancer Rachel…

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Attwood Marshall Property Team Available Thursday Nights and Saturday Mornings!

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Jess Kimpton | Residential Conveyancing

Buying property in Queensland? Five things to know before you sign a contract, by Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton. When…

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Rachel Godden | Residential Conveyancing

Licenced Conveyancer (NSW) Rachel Godden looks at some common things you can do when you are selling your property to maximise your…

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Jeff Garrett | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Buying and selling property is a serious business – why do many people take the ‘cheap option’ when it comes…

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Barry van Heerden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

The 1st day of December is usually when we all put up the Xmas tree and the decorations. The Xmas…

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Buying or Selling Property? Should I use a Lawyer or a Cheap Conveyancer? If You Pay Peanuts…

Barry van Heerden | Residential Conveyancing

Property and Commercial Partner Barry van Heerden discusses the implications of using an inexperienced and cheap Conveyancer. That old saying…

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Price it Low and Watch it Go (Including Your Commission)

Barry van Heerden | Residential Conveyancing

The issue of “underquoting” has again been put in the spotlight by the Department of Fair Trading in NSW who…

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Charles Lethbridge | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

It is surprising how many people become insolvent overnight. Sometimes this can be due to matters out of their control…

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Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, Residential Conveyancing

  When purchasing a home or land stamp duty is payable to the Government via the Office of State Revenue….

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Barry van Heerden | Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

A quick reminder to agents and vendors selling properties in NSW which contain a swimming pool or spa pool, from…

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Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal, Video

  What Does “No Win No Fee” Mean? The general definition of “no win no fee” is quite simple. The…

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Jointly Owned Property – Your rights if there is a dispute! Appointment of trustee to sell land

Charles Lethbridge | Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Video

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Motorcycle crash claim in Qld – Personal Injury Law – Frequently Asked Questions

Jeremy Roche | General Legal

For a motorcycle crash claim in Qld you need expert legal help, explains Queensland Law Society Specialist Accredited Compensation Lawyer,…

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For the best chance at a successful Workers Compensation claim, you should follow these steps, writes Queensland Law Society Compensation…

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Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Attwood Marshall Lawyers estate litigation solicitor, Melissa Tucker, responds to commonly asked questions about how can you contest a Will….

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Unfair commissions and financial mismanagement – NSW Trustee and Guardian cannot be trusted

Debbie Sage | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

There is a myth in the general public that the NSW Trustee and Guardian is to be trusted because they…

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Andrea McGarry | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

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Jeff Garrett | General Legal

It is most unusual to find lawyers who are open outside of normal business hours, but we have invested highly…

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Jeff Garrett | General Legal

This year has been an exciting one for Attwood Marshall Lawyers with plans for 2019 already underway to expand our…

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Lucy McPherson | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

A PE teacher, a schoolgirl, an affair, and a dead mother. The case of missing woman Lynette Dawson lay cold…

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Jess Kimpton | General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal, Jessica Kimpton, explains how a cheap conveyancer cuts costs on fees. After all the effort and care that…

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Georgia Taylor | Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

ATTWOOD Marshall Lawyers say new ‘lemon laws’ to be introduced to State Parliament today to protect Queenslanders if they buy…

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Melissa Tucker | General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

THE passing of Gold Coast organ donation advocate, Leslie Fitz-Gerald, left a poignant reminder of the importance in the selfless…

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Finders Keepers: NSW Squatting Laws Help Developer to Score a $1.6m House

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

NSW squatting laws are in the spotlight after a Sydney developer scored himself a $1.6m house (pictured) by changing its…

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As the high profile defamation case launched by Geoffrey Rush against The Daily Telegraph continues you may be wondering, ‘what…

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Jeremy Roche | Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

    LEFT for dead on the side of a road, Kingscliff father, Joel Harry, suffered lifelong injuries after he…

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Why you need good legal advice and a lawyer before you a solicitor’s certificate is signed

Barry van Heerden | Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Increasingly, banks and other credit providers are insisting on people and business entities that borrow funds to obtain a solicitor’s…

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Jeff Garrett | Compensation Claims, General Legal, Podcast

Last week, you might recall the near fatal accident of a baby in a stroller, left unattended by their parents as…

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The Changing Landscape of Inheritance Law

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Historically, conversations around kitchen tables about the rights of adopted children and step children have been common place in relation…

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