2020 – New laws potentially affecting you
The beginning of a new year sees the introduction of new laws that may well affect you or your loved ones. Read more to get the scoop. Speed camera locations From 1 January 2020 the WA government is no longer publishing the location of speed cameras! Don’t get...Read More
Voluntary Assisted Dying – What is the impact on life insurance policies?
On 11 December 2019, history was made as Western Australia became the third jurisdiction in Australia, and the 19th jurisdiction in the world to legalise euthanasia by passing the voluntary assisted dying legislation. The legislation is expected to come into force by mid-2021 and it will allow patients with...Read More
10 Tips on what to consider before signing a contract
We often find that when businesses and individuals are signing contracts that it is a busy time in the business or individuals lives. There is often a lot going on and a lot of excitement about the endeavour about to be entered into. It is often, therefore, a temptation...Read More
The Claremont Serial Killer: a different kind of forensics
Recently, Bradley Edwards has plead guilty to five of the eight charges against him. He is also the man accused of murdering Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon. These charges included sexual attacks on two young women – one in 1988 as the victim was sleeping in...Read More
Do I need a shareholders’ agreement?
Miscommunication about an unwritten arrangement nearly cost brothers $200,000 A case that was heard in the Federal Court in August 2019 involved three brothers who set up a family business, but did not put the arrangements of the business in writing. Instead, the brothers relied on ‘trust and familial...Read More