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Why Trustees Might Seek Directions for Executing a Will

Why Trustees Might Seek Directions for Executing a Will

When you are an executor or trustee, you have several vital tasks. From dealing with banks and share registries to coordinating with beneficiaries, you are the principal administrator of an estate. What's more, a person's Will might not specify an executor's tasks or...

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Bankrupt Trustees and Family Law Property Proceedings

Bankrupt Trustees and Family Law Property Proceedings

Nothing is more disheartening than filing for bankruptcy. Upon confirmation, the bankrupt’s property vests in the trustee. If claiming bankruptcy within a marriage, the non-bankrupt spouse can protect the legal and equitable interests of the bankrupt trustee through...

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The Fight for the Family Merger Law in Australia Continues

The Fight for the Family Merger Law in Australia Continues

The family merger law has been a hot topic since its proposal in 2018. The Federal Government proposed to turn Family Court as a standalone court, which involves the merging of the specialist Family Court of Australia with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia....

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Child Custody Via Court-Ordered Drug Tests

Child Custody Via Court-Ordered Drug Tests

Child custody is already a pressing issue in today’s world, especially considering the legal parameters set around the topic of divorce and separation. It is in each parents’ best interest to decide on who gets to keep the children. Australian states always place the...

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What Role Does Superannuation Play in Divorce Settlements

What Role Does Superannuation Play in Divorce Settlements

What Role Does Superannuation Play in Divorce Settlements? There is nothing straightforward about facilitating a divorce. In some cases, you might even have to deal with the addition of a superfund transfer. When embarking upon your financial settlement, work closely...

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Best Practice for Determining Child Support Agreements

Best Practice for Determining Child Support Agreements

Best Practice for Determining Child Support Agreements Separation is a trying time for parents, who sometimes overlook the impact on their children. An essential practice of family law is coming up with a Child Support Agreement, which serves to maintain the...

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What to Know About Unfair Dismissal Laws in Queensland

What to Know About Unfair Dismissal Laws in Queensland

What to Know About Unfair Dismissal Laws in Queensland In Australia, employees have two options when challenging a termination. First, a worker can start a common-law action in an eligible court if there had been a breach of contract. Second, he can make a statutory...

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Your Property and Loan Post-Divorce – What Happens Next

Your Property and Loan Post-Divorce – What Happens Next

When figuring out your life after divorce, this process comes with its own sets of challenges. It’s a significant transition that will include plenty of changes and adjustments, including a change of residence. You or your ex-spouse will have to move out of your...

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