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Defamation Case Australia – Rebel Wilson’s Big Victory

Defamation Case Australia: Rebel Wilson v Bauer Media On 13 September 2017, the Court awarded actress Rebel Wilson $4.56 million. This is the largest defamation payout in Australian legal history.…

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Separated Under One Roof – How Do I Apply For Divorce?

Are You Separated Under one Roof? The requirement for divorce is that you and your partner have been separated and living apart for at least twelve months. So what happens…

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Freedom Of Speech In Australia

Do We Have the Right to Freedom of Speech in Australia? The short answer is no, we do not have the right to freedom of speech in Australia. Freedom of…

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Subpoenas In The Family Court

What is a subpoena? A subpoena is a request issued by the Court. It could be a request for information or someone to make a Court appearance. A subpoena can…

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Contesting A Will

Can You Put Anything You Like in Your Will? When it comes to writing your own will, you may think you should be able to divide their assets however you…

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Going to court might be the most well-known means of resolving a legal dispute. However, there are other options available outside of court. These options are types of alternative dispute…

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Buying Off-the-plan Risks

Buying off-the-plan is a common way to overcome huge price tags. However, it comes with some significant risks. For a long time, the ‘Great Australian Dream’ has been to own…

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Choosing A Power Of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney? An attorney is someone who has power to make decisions on your behalf. They are an agent for your financial affairs. A Power of…

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5 Things You Need To Check Before Signing A Business Lease

Below are five things you need to check before signing a business lease. Factor in rent payments As a tenant, you are required to pay an amount – often referred…

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Security For Leases – 3 Most Common Forms

Security for Leases - what is a Security? Landlords ask for security for leases, which you'll have to pay when entering a lease. The security is an amount – usually…

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Always Check Before Pressing ‘Send’ For Work Emails

Have you ever sent an email about a person and accidentally sent it to that person? Imagine doing this at work, and you have accidentally sent an email, where you…

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Self-Managed Super Funds With Only One Member

What is a SMSF? SMSF stands for self-managed super fund. It is a private superannuation where the members of a SMSF are usually also the trustees. Members of the SMSF…

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