Yours, mine and ours – inheritances and family law

When a relationship breaks down, it is common for disputes to arise over the ‘ownership’ of an inheritance received by one of the parties. The biggest question is whether an inheritance received by one party forms part of the pool of assets for distribution between...

Why your company needs a Shareholder Agreement

Starting a business requires careful planning and consideration. A failure to allow for unforeseen events or for ways to resolve future disagreements could put your new venture at considerable risk. The repercussions of failing to plan are clearly illustrated in a...

Financial impacts of COVID-19 on family law property settlements

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has triggered a domino effect on the world as we knew it, causing many of us to reconsider current and future plans. For those involved in a family law financial property settlement, it presents issues that may now need to be considered or...

COVID-19 Important updates for financially distressed businesses

This material is general in nature and incorporates information regarding proposed or pending legislative changes to address the potential economic and other impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On 22 March 2020, the Australian Federal Government delivered...