Penrith

My builder is increasing the Contract price to build my house, what are my options?

A builder’s entitlement to increase the agreed contract price depends on the terms and conditions of the contract. Standard building contracts do not, generally, include a term allowing the builder to increase the contract price, however some building contract will contain special terms and conditions which may allow the builder to increase the contract price.

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The Importance of a Revocation Clause in your Will

When it comes to Estate planning, creating a Will is a crucial step in ensuring your assets are distributed according to your wishes after you’re gone.  However, what many people may not realise is the significance of including a specific revocation clause in their Will. Life is unpredictable and your circumstances may change over time.

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Contesting a Will – The time limits you need to know

In New South Wales any person has the ability to contest a will or make as we call it a “Family Provisions Claim”. However, like most litigated claims it is very important that you are aware of the statutory time limits. Without proper attention to these time limits it is highly likely that you will

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Building Law in Penrith, Parramatta & Richmond, Hawkesbury

Adams & Partners Lawyers (“APL”) provides specialist advice on building law in the Penrith, Parramatta and Hawkesbury areas. APL operates legal offices in both Penrith and Parramatta. A topic that raises its heads regularly is when do I need Home Warranty Insurance? The NSW Government requires Builders and Tradespersons to take out Home Warranty Insurance

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Have you been unfairly dismissed?

Unfairly dismissed. This is a term that can get thrown around quite easily, but what does it actually to mean to be ‘unfairly’ dismissed? Adams & Partners Lawyers have extensive experience representing workers who have been unfairly dismissed and can advise you whether you may have been unfairly dismissed from your job and what you

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Is Your Business Compliant with Australian Workplace Laws?

Developing and maintaining a great workplace culture is underpinned by legal compliance. If workplace laws are not followed, employees will justifiably feel deceived, and be unmotivated to do the job. As an employer, it is essential your business remains up-to-date and compliant with constantly evolving employment laws and practices. The Fair Work Ombudsman has the

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The Importance of a Good Bullying and Harassment Policy

Companies in Australia owe a duty to provide a safe working environment free from bullying and harassment. This applies to not only employees, but anyone who has a relationship with your company. Workplace bullying is defined by Safe Work Australia as ‘the repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or a group of workers

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