August 31

Making a Will if capacity is in question

It is well known that a Will is a legal document which sets out how a person wants their assets to be distributed once they die. If you are over the age of 18 you can make a Will – provided you have capacity. In general terms a person will have the necessary capacity if.

August 31

Does your privacy policy comply with the privacy laws?

New privacy laws were introduced in 2014, the laws known as the Australian Privacy Principles are a new set of privacy principles affecting the handling of personal information. If you have a website privacy policy you should review it for compliance with the privacy principles. The aim of the new laws is to bring Australia’s.

August 31

The perils of representing yourself in the Family Court

The Family Court of Australia was one of the first courts to recognise self-represented litigants as a permanent and significant client group. Research indicates that 20 to 30 per cent of Family Court cases involve a party who is self-represented at some point. It is important to weigh up the benefits of using a lawyer.