The Etheringtons Blog

The breakdown of a relationship or marriage is often a time that is highly emotional and stressful, and is almost always a significant life change. In and amongst all of…

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The relationship between Owners Corporations and the builders who originally constructed the strata building can be contentious at times, especially where hidden defects in workmanship are affecting the property. What…

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Defamation claims have been in the news recently, with Ray Hadley being ordered to pay damages of $280,000 to Mrs. Ahmed, whom he described on the radio as being “vile”…

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The rise of globalisation has affected more than just the way in which we conduct business and communicate with others around the world. International relocation is becoming an increasingly common…

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1. Safety - Before registering, a preliminary identity and similarity search in the trade mark data bases of IP Australia and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) will increase (or…

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How do I recover a debt? The first step to recovering a debt is to issue a letter of demand advising the person or company owing funds (the debtor) that…

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Why should I have a Will? To ensure your family’s needs are met according to your wishes when you die and avoid leaving confusion behind. Apart from distributing your wealth…

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What am I obliged to say to the Police? You are under an obligation to provide details of your name, date of birth, address. If you are the driver or…

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Creating a brand name is almost half way towards establishing your company or your product. But getting there involves creative thinking. So, take your time, get yourself a big cup…

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What is a divorce and why should you obtain one?
• A divorce is legal recognition of the termination of a marriage and a way of ending the legal duties and responsibilities spouses owe to each other.
• If there is no reasonable likelihood of the parties reconciling and resuming married life and you and your spouse have lived apart continuously for 12 months, you should consider obtaining a divorce.

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