All’s fair in love and war. Or is it? If you are embroiled in a family law matter such as separation or divorce, you may be tempted to do whatever it takes to get your share of the assets, and for the kids to live with you.
If you employ a workforce, chances are you will at some stage be called upon to investigate and adjudicate allegations of employee misconduct. The process can be complex.
Paper certificates of title are no longer evidence of legal ownership because of recent changes to the Land Title Act 1994 (Qld) which have transitioned from the land titles system in Queensland from a paper based to an electronic system.
A number of our clients have recently received a letter from the ATO asking them about the soundness of their investment strategy.
In a recent post, we shared the basics about adverse action claims. Specifically, we discussed what they are, when an employee can make one and how they can do so. In this article we’ll talk about how your business can defend itself against an adverse action claim.
When we think of an “adverse action” claim, most people think of a disciplinary or termination of employment situation. However, legal issues can also arise when engaging a prospective employee and during the course of their employment.
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.
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.
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.