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We are separating – what happens to our dog?

In today’s society, our dogs and cats are often more than just pets and are considered part of the family. Therefore a common question that arises once a couple separate is, ‘who...

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Return To Work SA

10 tips for filling out a Return To Work SA Claim Form

Completing a Return To Work SA Claim Form is not always straight forward. As part of our "10 Things to Know Series" for workers compensation claims, we've developed a checklist of...

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You are not alone: facing the challenges of a workers compensation claim

Earlier this week the ABC’s Four Corners program featured a story on the struggle of workers covered by the State workers compensation schemes in Victoria and New South Wales. ...

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Gender Dysphoria, Children and the Family Court

Over the past decade, there has been a growing trend of applications to the Family Court of Australia for the authorisation of medical treatment of children who have been...

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10 tips to save you time, money and emotion during a separation and divorce

This blog outlines our top 10 tips to save you time, money and emotion when dealing with a recent separation and divorce.

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What can I do if I am bullied at work? Workers prosecuted and fined for bullying an apprentice

Recently, Safe Work SA successfully prosecuted two employees of an electrical business who had bullied a young apprentice. The SA Employment Court found these two workers guilty,...

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I am in a same-sex de facto relationship - do I need a Will? 

Having a Will is especially important if you are in a same-sex, de facto relationship. In this situation, if you don’t have a Will, it is quite possible that your partner will not...

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Workers compensation for psychiatric injuries

The recent decision of the Full Court of the Supreme Court in the case of The State of South Australia (Department for Education) v Van Hattem (No 2) has provided a timely...

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property settlement

Protecting your interest: lodging a caveat on your ex partner's property

After a separation, you may want to protect any interest you have in your ex-partner’s property. A caveat is a way that you can record your interest in that property on the...

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