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Our Dad passed away but we don't want to follow his Will - Deed of Family Arrangements

It is common for children to change the terms of their parent’s Will so that one sibling receives a particular asset in its entirely and pays the other sibling an agreed sum of...

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Infidelity in Family Law: do cheaters pay more in a property settlement?

Separation is tough at the best of times, but can be even more emotional and messy when another party gets involved. The court is not concerned with infidelity or whether this was...

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Problems with solar panels

Many people are switching to solar power as a desirable and environmentally conscious way of reducing your power bills. However, solar panel installation is a largely unregulated...

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Can I claim assistance provided by family members in a personal injury claim?

When a person is injured and claiming compensation, care provided by family members for that injury can be claimed as gratuitous care/voluntary services.

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Is property acquired post separation included in property settlement disputes?

Separating parties often take lengthy periods to attempt to resolve property settlement disputes. Significant problems can arise when people fail to formalise arrangements for...

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Defective Swimming Pools

With summer just around the corner, many households are taking the covers off their pools, or considering putting a pool in their backyard. Unfortunately, here at Andersons, we...

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How is personal (sick) leave calculated?

This blog explains the different personal (sick) leave entitlements for different employees in relation to the recent case of Mondelez v Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering,...

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New child abduction laws in parenting cases

A recent amendment to the Family Law Act 1975 means that a parent who abducts their child internationally could be imprisoned for up to 3 years.

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The law regarding cyclists and left-turning drivers

There is often much confusion about who has right of way when a motorist signals to turn left at an intersection and a cyclist is travelling straight.

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