Legal News - April 2014

Domestic violence in NSW at 15 year high
Date: Apr 30, 2014

Domestic violence is having an increasing presence in the New South Wales community according to recent figures from the NSW....

Study finds children 'no less happy in single-parent homes'
Date: Apr 29, 2014

There is no doubt that a divorce has some impact on the children that are involved. The routine changes as....

What does an executor do?
Date: Apr 17, 2014

When it comes to estate planning, having the right person or persons in charge of your will....

Leaving a gift for charity when estate planning
Date: Apr 11, 2014

If you regularly support a not-for-profit organisation or charity, you may want to consider how to include this group in....

The importance of estate planning: Intestacy disputes
Date: Apr 09, 2014

A common issue that leads to estate disputes is intestacy.

Intestacy occurs when an individual dies without having....

Determining child custody when a de facto relationship ends
Date: Apr 07, 2014

Having a child with someone is a huge commitment, but sometimes the relationship with this person does not last. Even....

Can a power of attorney change or dispute a will?
Date: Apr 02, 2014

When estate planning, it is important to appoint a trustworthy individual with the power of attorney to....

How divorce could affect your estate planning
Date: Apr 01, 2014

Following a divorce, it is important to consider the effect your decision can have on your estate planning. If....