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Wills, Estates & Probate

Why Wills + Estate Planning Is Never Simple

Whether you’ve made your own will, used a post office will kit or had it made by a Lawyer, preparing a Will and planning for death is never simple.   Caution should be exercised, particularly when drafting a will to ensure that your wishes and intentions set out in your will are effective and able to be carried out as you have directed upon your death.   There are several different type of wills available,...
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Family Law / Family Law Advice

The Merging of the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court – what does it mean for you?

The merger of the two Courts is intended to resolve the backlog of family law matters awaiting judicial determination and reduce waiting times for new matters by implementing one single entry point and one single set of rules for all family law matters. The merger and new Rules endeavour to achieve a greater emphasis on dispute resolution between parties to family law proceedings, an increased focus on assessing risk, and the efficient and timely determination...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Not-For-Profits & Charities

International Day of Charity – a Time for Reflection

Sunday the 5th of September marks the international day of charity. The date was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa and is celebrated internationally to raise awareness about charity related activities. What better time to recognise the work of charities than in the midst of a prolonged pandemic. At Tisher Liner FC Law, we have a dedicated team of charity law experts who work with dozens of charities on a...
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Caveat Loans – Is the risk worth the reward?

    In recent times, tighter restrictions, limits and controls placed on public banks has seen the rise of developers and business owners looking to private funding and mezzanine arrangements to bridge the gap in funding between their financial requirements and what funding they can obtain from traditional financiers. Along with this rise has seen the increase of what are commonly referred to as “caveat loans”.   What’s a caveat loan? A caveat loan is...
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