A child’s ‘best interests’ is the paramount factor that a Court will consider when making decisions regarding custody of children in Australia. In determining the best interests of a child, the Court … [Read more...] about Best Interests of the Child, what does that mean in Family Law proceedings?
Last week, the first phase of the much-anticipated Pfizer vaccine was rolled out across the country. For many, the vaccine is welcomed with open arms, bringing feelings of relief and hope that the … [Read more...] about Workplace and COVID-19 Vaccination
With summer drawing to an end, what better time than to start thinking about next summer! If you are considering having a swimming pool installed so it is ready for the next summer season, then now is … [Read more...] about Thinking of getting a pool? What you should know before you ‘splash the cash’
It is normal for people to put off making a Will because no one wants to think that the inevitable (dying) will happen to them. Whilst this is so, it is important for all persons to have a Will … [Read more...] about Should I use Will Kits to prepare my Will?
The start of a new year is a great time to review your business’ legal documents to ensure they are up to date and that they continue to accurately reflect how your business operates. Terms and … [Read more...] about What to consider when you review your Terms and Conditions
Following on from our previous blog in the debt recovery series, if your debtor does not voluntarily pay the money owed to you after a judgment has been obtained, you may need to take steps through … [Read more...] about Enforcement of judgment
A worker’s lien is a debt recovery tool which may be used by a builder or subcontractor to secure payment for supply of building material or building works which they have performed. This is achieved … [Read more...] about What is a Worker’s Lien?
Now, at some point we have all bought an item on impulse to only absolutely only regret it within hours! Under the Australian Consumer Law (‘ACL’), purchasers unfortunately are not entitled to a … [Read more...] about As a Consumer, Do I have a Right to a Refund??
Commencing legal proceedings through the Court In our last blog we discussed the pre-action steps required to be undertaken before you may commence litigation (Court proceedings) against someone … [Read more...] about Commencing legal proceedings through the Court
Employee vs Contractor In order for a business owner to avoid disputes with its staff over wages and other entitlements, it is important that it clearly identifies on what basis it will be … [Read more...] about Employee vs Contractor