How to write the best Will to protect your family

All of us have financial affairs to manage. The longer we live, the more assets we accumulate. Things like a home and its contents, a car, maybe a business and perhaps even an inherited property. It’s also compulsory for us all to have a superannuation fund and many of us take out insurance policies to [...]

How to respond to a statement of claim or debt collector

You are probably reading this because you were served with a statement of claim or served court papers by a process server. Usually mail is unwelcome – ads or bills – but this takes it to the next level. It seems people are quick to go to debt collectors or the court process to recover [...]

Is Gossip Ruining Your Reputation? Tips on Using the Law of Defamation to Help You

Has someone has ever said anything so bad about you that you feel you need to take action? Have they lied about you or your business and caused you real harm? If so, the law of defamation might help you right these wrongs. Gossip and lies can do real harm to a person, their business [...]

Divorce law: 5 things you need to know

Going through a separation and deciding to apply for a divorce is a very emotional time in anyone’s life.  Here are some of the main considerations if you are contemplating divorcing your spouse. Firstly, seek legal advice. Even if the separation has been entirely amicable up until this point it is still important that you [...]