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Public Trustee Will Writing25/02/2019

By Nick Pullman

The Attorney-General Vickie Chapman has announced that from 1 July 2019 the Public Trustee will only provide Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney services for concession card holders or those subject to protection orders issued by the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal or administration orders appointed by the courts.

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Senate Report for Family Law Courts restructure shows ‘deep flaws’19/02/2019

By Troy Roulstone

It was announced by Attorney-General Christian Porter on 30 May 2018 that the Federal Government intended to merge the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court at the commencement of this year. This announcement was met with significant opposition by a number of interested parties. The Justices of the Family Court who published a document entitled “Fact not Fiction” in response to comments and criticisms made about the management of family law cases through the Courts.

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Are you a long-term casual employee?04/02/2019

Moving from casual to permanent has just become easier

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Into the Christmas Spirit20/12/2018

Many small businesses hold end of year gatherings and parties in the lead up to Christmas, do you know your legal responsibilities in holding such events.

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Sowing the Wind18/12/2018

By Rebecca Duff

You may be one of the South Australian land-owners that has been approached to lease your land to a renewable energy company for development of a wind or solar “farm”. A lease contract will have a significant impact on how you are able to use your land, so it is essential that you undertake a thorough review of the contract documents and understand their consequences.

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You wouldn’t hesitate to visit a doctor when you have a health problem.07/12/2018

By Chris Johnson

So why are people often so reluctant to hire a lawyer when they have a legal problem? The law can be complex, and sometimes even confusing; but a good lawyer will help you to understand and navigate it to get the best outcome. This post will outline what it is that a lawyer can do for you and give just a few reasons why, by engaging one to act for you, you can save yourself a lot of stress, time and sleep – (and maybe even money) in the long run.

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Lidar Speed Devices Temporarily Withdrawn05/12/2018

By Kylie Falkenberg

SA Police confirms the temporary withdrawal of Lidar speed detection devices opening the door for parties to challenge expiation notices

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Injury Scale Values22/11/2018

By Nick Pullman

Changes to the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Scheme introduced the Injury Scale Value (‘ISV’) for the assessment of compensation for injuries arising from motor vehicle accidents. This blog summarises what you need to know about ISV's.

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eProbate15/11/2018

By Peter Ryan

Certain formalities need to be complied with to obtain an order to deal with a deceased persons assets. That is generally called a grant of probate or letters of administration.

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Who can make an Inheritance Claim?13/11/2018

By Kylie Falkenberg

Under the general principle of ‘freedom of testation’ you can give your estate to whomever you wish. However, in some circumstances this can be unfair.

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