Many people are unaware that if and when they die, the superannuation amount they leave behind is not treated as part of their overall estate.
When a couple decides to separate there are usually a lot of things to attend to at what is a very trying time. Working out where to live, how childcare arrangements will work, and what steps need to be taken to ‘uncouple’ other areas of your life are all time-consuming priorities to sort out.
You may be aware that the Palaszczuk Government have been forced to remove more than a third of its flawed trigger mapping designed to protect endangered or at least vulnerable plants. To learn more where things are currently at with the reversal…
ON THIS day last year, Rockhampton’s chief steward Luke Collins controlled hisfinalrace meeting, bringing the curtain down on a 10-year career.
The recent banking Royal Commission revealed that even in Australia’s largest, most reputable companies, there can be misconduct and illegal behaviour which it is in the public’s interest to know about.
In this podcast, South Geldard Principal and Property Lawyer, Gordon Stünzner discusses the not uncommon “Give and Take fence” agreements arising between two rural property owners and considerations for ‘common boundary line’ disputes.
Recently, the federal government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2018 and the Insolvency Practice Rules (Corporations) Amendment (Restricting Related Creditor Voting Rights) Rules 2018 in a heightened attempt to combat illegal phoenix activity.
Road accidents are shocking, disorienting experiences, made worse if it results in you suffering an injury. Thousands upon thousands of car accidents occur in Australia each year..
Being injured at work can be an enormously traumatic experience, suddenly depriving you of your livelihood while leaving you to deal with a sometimes chronic, long-lasting condition.
The short answer is “sometimes”, provided that it is in the child’s best interests for the name change. It is important to understand that a parent’s wishes are irrelevant when determining what is in the best interests of a child.
It’s All Insolvency, Isn’t It? What are the Different Roles of Administrators, Receivers and Liquidators?
“Insolvency” is a term often seen in the headlines recently with the collapse of a number of high profile local companies such as JM Kelly Builders Pty Ltd and Metro Builders, and publicly listed company RCR Tomlinson Ltd and its subsidiaries.
Separation from your spouse or partner whom you have been financially dependent upon can be daunting. It may be particularly worrying if you’ve been absent from the workforce for a while and are unsure whether you will be able to obtain employment.