You may often see why you should have these documents in place however, there are many people that chose not to have them in place. The choice is up to the individual, but it is important to know your rights and how things will work either way.
Many do not realise that driving on an expired licence is an offence (driving unlicensed) and further, the penalty for such is licence disqualification for 1-6 months depending on your circumstances.
In February 2022, draft legislation was introduced into Parliament to remove the temporary measures and make them permanent. From 1 April 2022, the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) will be amended to allow Directors and Secretaries of Companies (Company Officers) to sign documents electronically.
The month of March marks our anniversary for providing legal services and this year we are celebrating being able to continue 34 years of practice in the Far North.
Transferring ownership of your home after separation with your partner can be complicated. The most common method is via Consent Orders. Find out more about this here.
Changes to your relationship status can have a significant effect on your will, especially getting married or divorced. It is important to be aware of how these events can impact your will and be prepared to update it to ensure your will reflects your current wishes.
When selling a business there are a number of things to consider, one being what happens with your lease. Find out what you need to discuss with your landlord if you’re selling your business.
Significant changes to the REIQ House and Land Contracts are being implemented from 20 January 2022. The REIQ Contracts are one of the most common contracts when buying or selling a house or land in QLD.
Been charged with a traffic offence or drink/drug driving? If so, we recommend that you obtain expert legal advice with respect to the charge as your livelihood may depend on it.
A dispute with your neighbour can be a tricky situation. It is important to protect your rights, however, it is also important to maintain a civil relationship with your neighbour moving forward. Many neighbourhood disputes in Cairns and Far North Queensland are commonly over trees or fences, especially coming into the cyclone season.