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Information for executors of deceased Estates in New South Wales

When a loved one, or someone close to you, has passed away, on top of funeral arrangements, hosting family and friends, and grieving the loss, you may find yourself as the executor, who is responsible for managing a deceased estate. Even without all of the above, being an Executor can be difficult and confusing, and […]

Removal of time limits to claim damages for historical child sexual abuse

If you have suffered from historical sexual abuse as a child the time limit to make a claim for damages is now removed. Clams against church, religious orders, health care professionals, schools , clubs, sporting  and government departments can now be made outside the usual 3 year time limit.  If you suffer from physical or […]

The Stop and Search Power of NSW Police – What Are Your Rights?

Introduction One of the most common questions we get from our clients is ‘did the police have the right to search me?’ The answer to this question could be very important. If the police did not have the power to search you, this could lead to evidence obtained as a result of the search not […]

Separation and Cyber Safety

Going through a separation can be an emotionally and intellectually consuming process. Sometimes, it can take all of you energy just to come out the other end feeling capable enough to rebuild your life. However, given the huge role that technology plays in our lives today, you should also take the time to consider whether […]

A statutory demand is an effective tool to recover debts from a company

Issued Under section 459E of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) a statutory demand is a formal demand for payment of a debt to be paid within a 21 day time limit. It is a minimum claim amount of $2000 and if not paid within 21 of a statutory demand being sent , the failure to […]

If my partner wasted money during our relationship, can I get more out of what is left?

In many relationships, one partner may spend more money, albeit on gambling, drinking, or shopping, than the other. Here, we will briefly discuss what relevance you or your former partner’s spending habits may have, if the court were to decide a property settlement between you. In answering the question above – the short answer is […]