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Who Pays the Family Law Legal Costs?

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Your ex has threatened to take you to Court and go after you for legal costs? Or you are in the unfortunate position of having to take your recalcitrant spouse…

Why Should I Pay a Solicitor to Make a Will for Me?

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It’s not uncommon to take the view that paying a Solicitor to write a Will for you is not a particularly important expense – particularly when you are on a…

Rickuss and Gimara Visit

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On Friday, our Gatton office had the pleasure of hosting the Member for Lockyer, the Honourable Ian Rickuss, and the President of the Uganda Law Society, Mr Francis Gimara, on…

Injured in the Gym… Who’s to Blame?

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No pain, no gain as the saying goes… but what do you stand to gain if you suffer real injury while at the gym? Usually, you trust that your gym…

Have You Heard the News? McNamara & Associates has Moved and so Have Your Securities.

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If you have documents held with our firm in safe custody we take this opportunity to let you know that those documents have now been carefully transferred to our safe…

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Can I Appeal A Magistrates Court Decision?

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The Magistrates Court of Queensland is the lower level of the Queensland Court system and sees many minor offences; hearing about 95% of court cases. Most of both criminal and…

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Can Real Estate Agents be Sued for Misrepresentation?

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It is the dream of most people to save up and purchase a home in an ideal location. In order to maximise the chances of finding a great house within…

What is a Special Hardship Order?

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Special Hardship Orders Have you received a notice suspending your licence for either the accumulation of demerit points, or for a speeding offence? If you have received such a notice…

Family Law | Frequently Asked Questions

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LawBuddy offers a quick and easy way to find the right lawyer for you. How long will it take to have my divorce finalised? The law requires that a marriage...

Property Law Frequently Asked Questions

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LawBuddy offers a quick and easy way to find the right lawyer for you.   Is my property held as a joint tenant or as tenants in common? If you…

Criminal Law Frequently Asked Questions

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LawBuddy Criminal Law Frequently Asked Questions LawBuddy offers a quick and easy way to find the right lawyer for you.   What is the difference between an indictable, summary and…

Think Twice About a Granny Flat

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Thinking of letting the oldies move in? Many Australians, particularly given the ageing population and somewhat limited retirement housing options available and not to mention, centre link concession benefits as…

Lucky Number 13?

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Lucky 13 is a clothing company that was launched in 1991 and is based in Orange County. Lucky 13 designed and creates vintage American apparel for men and women. Lucky…

Man Fined Over Pizza Wages

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In Melbourne a restaurant owner and 2 companies have been fined more than $300,000 and ordered to make payments to his staff of $79,000 after it was revealed that he…

Jailed for Not Paying Wife’s Mortgage

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The importance of taking Court Orders seriously was reiterated last week by Federal Magistrate, Michael Jarrett who jailed a man for three months for not, among other things paying his…

Don’t Go to the Family Law Court

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If only couples in family law disputes would sort out there issues themselves, is a statement I’ve heard from so many family lawyers. Family disputes are emotionally-charged events for all…

Asylum Seeker Criminal Cases At Risk

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“Institutional recklessness” of Federal Police may give rise to appeals. It was recently revealed that a systemic failure by the Australian Federal Police could result in multiple appeals, after it…

Baden-Clay Trial – Jurors Will be Quizzed

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Listen closely – there will be a test. In a pre-trial hearing, the Supreme Court ruled that jurors will be asked 3 simple questions. The trial, which starts next Tuesday…

Students Cop Fines Over Marine Safety

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7 students from the University of Queensland have been issued fines for jumping from a commercial boat at night, whilst on a party cruise down the Brisbane River. The students…

Harvey Norman Franchisees Fined

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A total of four Harvey Norman franchisees were found to have misled customers over their consumer rights by the Federal Court. Stores in Gordon (NSW), Mandurah (WA), Albany (WA) and…

Electronic Cigarettes in the Spotlight

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Battery powered vaporisors that mimic the effect of smoking have been steadily rising in popularity. The devices heat a liquid, producing a vapour that the user then ‘smokes’ by inhaling…

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