From 1 September 2017 three major changes were introduced into the Conveyancing Regulations, Schedule 1, being the documents which must be attached to a Contract for Sale of Land.
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As of 1 December 2017, new legislation by the State Government overhauled the existing CTP scheme, providing major changes to motor accident compensation claims. We provide this article to assist you in better understanding the new scheme and how it may affect you. The following applies for any motor vehicle accident which occurred on or […]
At Adams & Partners we can answer all of these questions and are here to help make the estate planning process as easy as possible. What is a Will? The Will we are talking about has nothing to do with Will Smith or William Wallace (even though those Will’s may be slightly more interesting). A […]
Introduction 1. There has been much publicity recently concerning the 7 Eleven franchise system and its franchisee’s alleged underpayment of wages to employees. The coverage has been devastating for not only the Franchisor (for example the condemnation in the market place, resignation of key executives and the unquantified loss in brand value) but also […]
One of the important issues to consider when buying a franchise is the issue of Supplier Rebates. What is A Supplier Rebate? A “Supplier Rebate” is a payment or financial incentive whereby a supplier of goods or services returns a portion of a purchase price to a Buyer. What’s the Problem? Supply chain management is […]
With Superannuation forming a large part of the asset base of Australians, the passing of accumulated Superannuation Death Benefits (particularly when supplemented with any Life Insurance contained within a Super Fund) is becoming an important issue in terms of the Estate Planning for Australians. As noted in our previous up-dates, unless there is a Binding […]
Superannuation is a fundamental component of the retirement planning of all working Australians. One aspect of Superannuation that must be considered is what happens to your Superannuation Benefits in the event of death. If you think that your Will (if you have a Will) determines who receives your Superannuation upon death then this is […]
RMS licence appeal – Penrith Local Court We acted for a young lady who was to be suspended by the RMS for accumulation of demerit points. We advised of her options and recommended she participate in the Traffic Offenders Program. A good result was crucial given was required to drive to attend University and worked […]
Mid Range PCA – Fairfield Local Court Our client had returned a reading well into the mid range following a day of wine tasting with his partner who was also in the car at the time he was apprehended. Much like the rest of us, he required his licence for work. We assisted him in […]
Fundamental changes was made to workers compensation legislation in June 2012. In particular this included a provision that a lawyer was not entitled to be paid or recover any costs for a legal service provided to a worker in connection with a review of a work capacity decision. A work capacity decision involves the termination […]