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Why DIY

Why use a Solicitor? DIY legal documents and the Google School of Law Why would you spend hundreds of dollars having a lawyer write up a document that you are more than capable of writing up yourself?  In some cases, there may be no adverse consequences of a person producing their own legal documents.  Unfortunately…

Insurance

The recent weather events on the Sunshine Coast have highlighted to several buyers of residential properties the risks of doing so without having their own insurance in place prior to settlement. Many are not aware that the standard residential contracts in use throughout Queensland state that the property is at the Buyer’s risk from 5pm…

Legal Matters

Do you lease your business premises?  Most leases give you the right to an initial term (say three or five years) and after the expiry of that, one or two options to extend for further periods of similar lengths. The “option” is essentially a unilateral right for you to let the Landlord know that you…

CAVEAT EMPTOR, buyer beware…

It has long been known that a buyer of a property, in most circumstances, needs to make their own enquiries as to the quality of a property they are considering buying.  In most cases, the seller has no duty to disclose defects in that property or facts about its history, as macabre as they may…

A lesson in Contract Law

Contracts can take many forms. For most agreements, it is not even necessary for the contract to be in writing. There are several features that do need to be present for a contract to be formed between two or more parties. Offer and acceptance An offer can be made to enter into an agreement by…

Legal Matters

I am constantly amazed by the number of people I come across who do not have a current Will or Power of Attorney and many who have never made a Will. The importance of getting in place these two documents cannot be understated. Most people know that a Will is the document that instructs a…

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