Property Squatters

Property Squatters:How to get them off?

Property Squatters: Who are they? What rights do they have? How to get them off property? Who are they? A squatter is a person who resides in a property without the consent of the landlord/registered owner of that land. The difference between property squatters and a tenant is the absence …

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What is Property Settlement Mediation.

What is Property Settlement Mediation?

Here is how Property Settlement Mediation is done. There are many alternatives to resolving property settlement disputes in Family Law, commonly referred to as Alternative Dispute Resolution. These include mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. Mediation is by far the most common ADR method which parties to a family law property matter …

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Property settlement in Divorce and family law.

Hiding Assets in Family Law Disputes

You may have heard someone say the line before, or maybe you have even thought to yourself – “I’ll just sell the ‘asset’ to my brother/mother/mate for a dollar”. This is quite possibly one of the most dangerous attitudes a party can have in a property settlement dispute and one …

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Property settlement and divorce

What is a property settlement and can you get it done before your divorce?

If you are separated and heading for divorce, consider finalising your property settlement as soon as possible to secure the best outcome for your future. What is property? Property refers to all your assets, financial resources, superannuation and liabilities. The Family Law Act defines property as being the ‘net asset …

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Family law and property separation

Selling property after a separation.

A separation or divorce can be one of the toughest things a person will face during their life. There is a lot to think about; where will you live, who gets what, who will the children and pets live with etc. Here are the things to keep in mind when …

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Pets and parenting

What will happen to my pet after separation?

Every couple who are about to get separated will have this question “what will happen to their pets after separation? Pets are your bundle of joy and a valued member of your family. They deserve to be cared for with love and respect.  When separation occurs, it can be a difficult time and even …

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Contest a Will

Contesting or Disputing a Will

HOW TO CONTEST OR DISPUTE A WILL IN QUEENSLAND? There are generally two ways of disputing or contesting a Will: Questioning the validity of the Will; or Proving that there has been an inadequate provision for you under the Will.  QUESTIONING THE VALIDITY OF THE WILL A person may dispute …

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Property Settlement

Inheritance and Property Settlement During Divorce

The question often arises as to how the inheritance should be dealt with in a property settlement during a divorce. Inheritance in property settlement during a divorce generally fall into one of three categories: Inheritances received during the relationship; Inheritances received late in the relationship or following separation; Anticipated or prospective …

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aAre you leasing or renting a commercial property during COVID-19

Principles for negotiating commercial rent during COVID-19.

As a part of COVID-19 response, the National Cabinet has implemented a mandatory code of conduct for commercial leasing that applies to all tenancies with an annual turnover of up to $50 million. This article will enlighten the principles for negotiating commercial rent during COVID-19. With many businesses facing a …

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