What happens when a contract is breached?

Contracts are a common tool used throughout our lives to create legal relationships between parties to define what actions people will take.  If you have entered a contract with another party, you are obligated to abide by the terms and conditions of the contract. Any...

Granny Flat Interests – a Guide for Grannies and Homeowners

Traditionally, a “granny flat” is a small, secondary dwelling located on the same property lot as a primary residence. These homes were often used to allow an older person to live close to their family while maintaining some independence. Of course, a granny flat is...

Heads of Agreement – key terms and considerations

A “Heads of Agreement” is one of those legal terms that you may come across for the first time and find yourself doing a quick Google search. To make things more confusing, the term is sometimes used interchangeably with terms such as “Letters of Intent” or...

Is a testamentary trust right for you?

One of the most loving things that you can do for your family is make plans for what happens after you die. This is particularly important if you have children or vulnerable adults who depend on you financially. A testamentary trust might be the right tool to help you...