Commercial Law: Changes are coming to the Director Penalty Notice Regime
As of 1 April 2020, changes to the Director Penalty Notice Regime will take effect. These changes will increase the personal liability of directors in the case of company debt. If you’re a company director, you probably want to read on to find out what the changes are and howRead more
Family Law: Give me half of everything, including the kids. Is an equal outcome a fair outcome?
In the early stages of separation and divorce, the phrases ‘fair’, ‘equal’ and ‘half’ are often thrown around, with little consideration for the underlying legislative pathway which governs relationship breakdowns in Western Australia. We explore below, some of the top misconceptions encountered when advising our clients on property settlements andRead more
Elder abuse: what can be done?
Unfortunately we are encountering examples of inappropriate influence and fully-fledged elder abuse by children towards elderly parents or relatives increasingly often. The recent decision in the matter of Meiners v Gunn  WASC 18 gained a lot of media attention and is a stark reminder of the issues we faceRead more