Is Bryce from Married at First Sight committing Family Violence?
Channel 9’s reality television show “Married at First Sight” has been an Aussie television staple for a few years now. The show features strangers getting paired together by experts in an unofficial marriage. The strangers then spend the majority of the rest of the series drinking, gossiping and having verbal...Read More
How are children represented in Family Court proceedings?
Many people are curious about how a children’s wishes and interests are presented to and protected in a Family Court in Australia. Expression of wishes People are very familiar with how adult evidence is presented to courts – typically through the use of affidavits, and through direct evidence in the...Read More
Beneficiary vs Executors
Managing a deceased estate can sometimes be a difficult exercise. Misunderstandings and tension between executors and beneficiaries can arise in what is understandably an emotional and stressful process. This article will explore some of the common flashpoints that can occur between executors and beneficiaries and comment on some points that...Read More
Will the Suez Canal blockage affect your contract?
As you would be aware, the Suez Canal was blocked for about six days during March due to a large container ship, the Ever Given, becoming wedged sideways across the waterway. The Ever Given has now been freed, but the consequences of the blockage are still playing out. The Suez...Read More
Young Families and Estate Planning – What you need to know
Starting a family is often one of the main triggers for clients to either update their existing estate plans or begin the process of implementing a new one. For many of these young families, the key concern is who will look after their children if they both pass away and...Read More