Travelling overseas with your children after separation
You separated from your children’s other parent 2 years ago and now you want to take the children to the UK for Christmas. You are picturing the idyllic cottage surrounded by snow, Christmas tree by the fireplace, your children joyful and merry… While there is no doubt that a White Christmas is high on theREAD MORE
Financial Agreements – How can they benefit you and your family?
Financial Agreements are also commonly known as Binding Financial Agreements, Pre-Nuptials Agreements, Prenups and Post Nuptials Agreements. We call it the ‘Relationship Safety Net’. Here we share an example of a family that could have avoided a nasty set of circumstances involving not just their property, but the family business as well. If they hadREAD MORE
How to find the right lawyer in a Commercial Dispute case
If you or your business is facing litigation, either because another party is threatening it, or because you feel you have a right to take action, what do you do first and where do you seek help? It has been said that litigation is a contest in which the court is the umpire. It isREAD MORE
Binding Financial Agreements. What are they? Do I need one?
A Binding Financial Agreement (“Financial Agreement or BFA”) allows married or defacto couples to agree in writing how their property would be distributed between them if they separate or if they have already separated. What are the benefits of a binding financial agreement? A BFA can: make clear what the initial and ongoing financial contributionsREAD MORE
Introduction to Intellectual Property for business
Intellectual property (“IP”) is a description of various types of legal rights (some of considerable value) created by someone inventing or creating something which has not been created or invented before and in most cases (excluding copyright) registering their creation or invention in accordance with registration facilities provided by laws which give the creator orREAD MORE
Extension of the unfair contracts regime to small businesses
The Federal Government has enacted legislation extending the unfair contract term protections of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) to the small business sector. Under the new laws, a Court is able to declare that a term of a standard form small business contractREAD MORE