Travelling with children

Local and interstate Often a separated parent is concerned that the other parent should not take the child interstate without their knowledge or consent. It is natural for a parent to want to know where their child or children are. Some parents communicate well with...

Questions on Employment Law

My employer pays my wages in cash and does not provide me with receiving payslips.   Section 323(2)(a) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) provides that an employer may pay an employee’s wages in cash. However, it is illegal for an employer to not issue a...

Why do I need a will?

By having a will, you have a say as to how you want your estate to be distributed after death. If you pass away without a will, this is known as “dying intestate” which can cause complications, delays and extra costs for those who you leave behind. Making a will is a...

Overview of Property Settlement Lawyer

What is Family Law? "Property settlement lawyer" is the term legal advisors use to portray laws that influence families. With the situation of the property settlement issue, it's imperative to pick a lawyer who you can trust to skillfully explore the lawful framework...

Common Assault

In New South Wales, the offence of common assault is specified under section 61 of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) (Act). Section 61 of the Act provides: “ Whoever assaults any person, although not occasioning actual bodily harm, shall be liable to imprisonment for two...

Parenting Plan vs. Parenting Orders

Relationship separations can be challenging when considering the best interests of any children involved. Parents undergoing this process have the option of obtaining either a Parenting Plan or Parenting Orders. Before choosing one of the options, it is vital that...

Should I Register My Commercial Lease?

When acting for clients in commercial lease matters, we frequently get asked as to whether it is necessary to register their leases. From a lessee’s perspective, registering a lease is important as it will protect its interest in title against adverse events such as...