Legal News - October 2012

Pitfalls of dying intestate
Date: Oct 30, 2012

If you have not made your will yet then estate planning should be your first order of business.....

Applying for a working holiday visa
Date: Oct 30, 2012


Many young people may be considering the idea of travelling to another country and work at the same time. Why....

Listing beneficiaries in a will
Date: Oct 30, 2012

If you have decided that it is time for estate planning and working out how you want your....

Checklist after moving to Australia
Date: Oct 25, 2012

If you're just arrived in Australia to start your new life then there are a number of things you should....

Life changes that wills should account for
Date: Oct 24, 2012

Estate planning is an important part of life and when you take the step of drawing up a....

Joining your children in Australia
Date: Oct 24, 2012

Many families have grown up children who decide to forge their life's path in another part of the world. And after....

Requirements under a labour agreement
Date: Oct 22, 2012

A labour agreement is an understanding between an employer and the federal government to import workers who are skilled in....

Things to know about Australia before migrating
Date: Oct 18, 2012

According to the immigration department,nearly half of Australia's population is a result of migration and as a result,....

Required documents to apply for citizenship
Date: Oct 16, 2012

For those who are in Australia and wish to make the transition from permanent residence to becoming an Australian citizen, there....

Child arrangements when parents split up
Date: Oct 12, 2012

The Family Law Act stipulates that in most cases, parents or legal guardians are responsible for their children until they....

Important things to include in your will
Date: Oct 12, 2012

When you are estate planning, there are many things to consider, not the least of which is what....

Requirements for a 457 sponsor visa
Date: Oct 08, 2012

For those outside Australia who wish to work in the land down under our sun-drenched country then they'll need to....

The ins and outs of a binding financial agreement
Date: Oct 04, 2012

When any couple decides to merge their finances or assets - whether through cohabitation or marriage - it is wise....

Estate planning involves choosing a guardian for your children
Date: Oct 03, 2012

For many people, one of the least enjoyable parts of estate planning is appointing your children’s guardian should you....

Choosing an executor of an estate
Date: Oct 03, 2012

According to the Salvation Army, roughly 36 per cent of all Australians do not have a valid will and as....