Picture this: A husband and wife separate. Six months after separating from her husband, the wife wins $6 million in the lottery. The husband claims he should receive part of the lottery win as the funds used to purchase the ticket had been withdrawn from the parties’ joint bank account, and as such, should be included in the property pool. Continue reading You’re separating. You win the lottery. What happens next?
The conduct of court litigation to achieve effective outcomes for a client is an art born out of experience and a proper understanding of the limitations of the court process. Continue reading Successful Court Litigation Is An Art
As the population and the needs of the general community change over time, governments require additional land for the development of infrastructure. This may include construction or widening of roads, installation of sewerage and drainage works, and construction of rail projects amongst other needs. Continue reading How Compulsory Acquisition of Land may affect you
Bodies Corporate and Committees make decision on countless different matters relating to the administration of their scheme, including:
Continue reading Tips For Making Reasonable Body Corporate Decisions
Since pool safety standards were introduced in Queensland in 2009:
- owners of properties with newly constructed pools;
- owners of properties with shared pools; and
- owners seeking to sell or lease a property with a pool,
OVERVIEW OF WORKCOVER SCHEME
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (“Workcover Act”) establishes a workers’ compensation scheme for Queensland, the purpose of which is to provide benefits to workers in respect of workplace injuries or fatalities, Continue reading Workcover In Queensland – A Body Corporate Focus
What is a Director Penalty Notice?
If you are a director of a company, even if you do not have anything to do with the day to day running of the company, you should be aware that the Australian Taxation Office is able to pursue you Continue reading Director Penalty Notices
What is a Statutory Demand?
A Statutory Demand is a demand for payment of a debt by a creditor on a company pursuant to Section 459E of the Corporations Act2001 (Cth). Continue reading About Statutory Demands
The recovery of unpaid body corporate levies is an issue close to the heart of most body corporate committees and managers. Experienced delinquent owners can in some cases drag out the process for many years and even avoid payment entirely. Continue reading Recovery of Unpaid Body Corporate Levies Part 3: Legal Proceedings