Social media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and the like – can be a lot of fun and have become an accepted part of modern life. Many of us use such forms of electronic communication to share the exciting, but what happens when people going through a relationship breakdown take to social media?

It is well known that a Will is a legal document which sets out how a person wants their assets to be distributed once they die. If you are over the age of 18 you can make a Will – provided you have capacity.

The Building Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Act 2016 has introduced significant changes to the building industry. The changes affect building practitioners, surveyors and owner builders. As part of the changes, builders must now, before a contract for major domestic building work is signed, provide customers with a copy of the Domestic Consumer Building Guide (the […]

Service of documents is an important first step in any legal matter, in family law matters it can be difficult to serve documents when the other party resides overseas, cannot be located, or deliberately avoids service.

If you are a grandparent and face the sad circumstance of a break up in your family group you may be worried about your right to continue seeing much-loved grandchildren if there is a change in care and custody arrangements.

The 2017/2018 Victorian Budget has made substantial changes to land duty and tax payments in a bid to make the system for housing affordability more equitable. Investors may need to act quickly to avoid duty on certain property transfers.

Body art such as tattooing and piercing has enjoyed popularity over recent years but is it legal for an employer to ban visible tattoos in the workplace or not hire somebody on the basis that they have a tattoo or facial piercing?

When it comes to international child abduction prevention really is better than a cure, so if one parent wants to take their children overseas and those parents have separated how does that work?

FAQ on Estate Planning

There are many things to consider when preparing a new Will or updating an old one that can help ensure that your Will is valid and that your assets are distributed in accordance with your wishes after your death.

Relationship difficulties and breakdowns are a sad reality of modern life. Difficulties can arise in any relationship – with your spouse or partner, your ex, adult children, a work colleague, even between flat mates. In today’s high pressure, fast-paced world, relationship difficulties or breakdowns can sometimes involve actual or threatened violence. At times of stress […]