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Purchasing An Interest In A Retirement Village: What You Need To Know

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Purchasing an interest in a retirement village is not like purchasing a residential property. There is an ongoing relationship between the village operator and the resident which is governed by the terms and conditions set out in what is called an "Occupation Right Agreement".  Read more

International Alliance Of Law Firms

Thursday, August 25, 2011

McVeagh Fleming is a member of a global network of highly respected law firms called Ally Law (formerly the International Alliance of Law Firms. When our clients need legal assistance outside of our jurisdiction, we refer and work closely with other Ally Law firms to ensure that our clients receive the best legal advice and service possible. Ally Law has firms in most of the major financial centres of the world. If you would like to learn more about Ally Law please contact John Woolley or view the Ally Law website at www.ally-law.com.  Read more

Going Into Business With Your Best Buddy?

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Why You Need a Shareholders' Agreement and Decent Company Constitution Read more

Dispelling Some Of The Myths About Property Division On Separation

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Most people who have been through a separation would agree that it is a difficult and stressful time. This can be exacerbated when there is confusion or misunderstanding about what property is classed as relationship property and what property is classed as separate property. The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“the Act”) provides a code for how property is to be divided on separation for couples who are married, in a civil union partnership or de facto/same sex relationship.  Read more

New Rules Make Litigation More User-Friendly

Thursday, August 25, 2011

You will recall back in our July issue, we briefly mentioned about the up and coming changes with the District Court rules. Well, on 1 November 2009, the new District Court Rules 2009 came into force, "radically" changing the way civil cases are run in the District Court.  Read more

The Unit Titles Act 2010 And How It May Affect You

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Unit Titles Act 2010 has now replaced the Unit Titles Act 1972. The old Act was unable to properly provide and cater for the myriad of significant multi-storey unit title developments built in the last two decades, and the new Act seeks to address the shortcomings of the old regime. Read more

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