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October 31, 2022
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Interim Parenting Orders Deadline 2022

Christmas Holiday Parenting Orders deadline For Interim Parenting Orders for the period from December 2022 to January 2023, the Application deadline is 4pm Friday 12 November […]
November 18, 2021

Remote Witnessing to Stay

Remote witnessing of important legal documents, such as Wills and Affidavits, is set to stay. During the COVID-19 pandemic the NSW Government introduced temporary measures to […]
August 30, 2021

New Family Court

Court merger On 1 September 2021, the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia will merge. The new Federal Circuit and Family Court […]
August 11, 2021

Current* processing times for probate applications

Current* processing times for probate applications The Court’s processing times** for probate applications are as follows: All applications: up to 25 working days from date of filing. These delays are […]
June 25, 2021

Case Law

Case Update – FAMILY LAW – PROPERTY- Appeal on issue of Capital Gains Tax FAMILYLAW – APPEAL – PROPERTY – Final property settlement orders – Whether the […]
May 18, 2021

What will your legacy be?

David Swensen, one of the greatest investors, died this year on 5 May 2021 aged 67. The news articles that have come out include the following […]
May 3, 2021

Special Disability Trust

Is a Special Disability Trust something I should consider? We understand that if you have a loved one who has a special disability, then a major […]
April 29, 2021

Binding Financial Agreements and Consent Orders

What are Binding Financial Agreements? You may have heard of a ‘pre-nup’, however in Australia we call them Binding Financial Agreements (‘BFA’). You can make a […]
April 12, 2021

When Should I review my Estate Plan?

Generally, we recommend reviewing your Estate Plan every 2-3 years or if your circumstances have changed. If your circumstances have changed, then it is important for […]