Consequences for homeowners and trade creditors It is unfortunate that a local Bathurst based company has recently been placed in liquidation leaving several homeowners with partially completed homes and many tradies and other suppliers with large outstanding monies unpaid.  We have in recent weeks had several contacts from homeowners and trade creditors for advice on…

A mediation is an excellent way to fast track a settlement in your parenting or property matter. Mediations follow a similar framework regardless of whether they are parenting or property matters or both. In mediation with the assistance of legal advice, a mediator is appointed and a date is agreed upon. Both solicitors will prepare…

There are a number of different types of leases in relation to specific Leasing Applications such as Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Residential and Retail. If you are proposing to lease premises for the purposes of agricultural activities then some of the more important considerations you should be attending to prior to entering into such a lease…

I am asked by almost every family law client “what is the age where a child can choose where they live?” The common misconception is aged 12 or 13. There is no hard and fast rule here. There are a number of factors that the Court’s consider when taking a child’s wishes into account when…

Legal Considerations when Selling a Business Part One Some more important aspects: Is Selling a good idea in the first place?  Financial matter refer to financial advisor. Vendor[Seller]:  Legal entity [company registered, directors, trustees, partnership]; contact tax advisor as structuring may be required/best option prior to sale [consider CGT small business and other aspects]. Purchaser…

If so then these are some of the things that you should be thinking of to assist in the process: Once you have found the ideal home or land, whether via an agent or direct with the vendor (Seller) you should contact your solicitor early in the process so that the proposed sale of land…