The law states in New South Wales that you cannot make a claim for family provision one year after the deceased’s date of death without leave (permission) of the court. Therefore when you do bring a family provision claim out of time the court will consider relevant factors such as:
One of the primary benefits of using a corporate structure is that a company is a separate legal entity in the eyes of the law. This protection is known as the corporate veil and means that in all but limited circumstances the Director cannot be held liable for the debts of the company.
If you’ve ever had renovations or a new house built, you’d be familiar with the wish… “To be moved in before Christmas!” It means you can share the excitement of Christmas with your family by welcoming them into your new home.If you have been able to move in on time, it’s important to update your Estate Planning documents to reflect the new property that you’ve acquired. Property can significantly change the value of your estate, and therefore may change the way you would like your estate distributed.
So, you and your former partner have reached an agreement about your family law property settlement. Part of the agreement is that you receive some of your former partner’s superannuation. But…how do you go about executing this?
If you are separating and looking to obtain legal advice for a family law property settlement, you may be a bit shocked at the costs. After all, no one budgets for family law.
An Affidavit is your sworn version of events. Even if your solicitor is drafting the affidavit with you, this ‘how to’ will give you some insight into the process of preparing an affidavit.
An affidavit is basically your sworn version of events. An affidavit sets out the facts and reasoning upon which you are making in your submission to the Court.
There are many unfamiliar processes and documents involved in preparing for a family law matter. Some of these things are quite straight forward. However, some family law processes are quite complex and may leave you feeling a little out of your depth.
What happens when you find yourself subject of your employee’s successful unfair dismissal claim? The court’s powers include:
It is very common for employment contracts to have a ‘restraint’ or ‘non-compete’ clause. However, if these are not properly drafted they will be unenforceable and useless.