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Tips for resolving disputes after building a new home or buying off the plan (Part 2/2)

26-March-2019 Commercial Disputes By admin

Part 2 of 2 of the Expert Guide on Dispute Avoidance and Dispute Resolution in Building New Homes or Off the Plan purchases. See part 1, Tips for when building a new home or buying off the plan here:...

Investing with your partner: are equity and equality synonymous?

Family Law,Commercial Disputes By admin

Typically, when investing in property together, couples aim for equality in the equity of an investment. The financial reality is that equal contributions are often difficult to maintain. What impact does inequality in investment have on your...

Tips for when building a new home or buying off the plan (Part 1/2)

22-March-2019 Commercial Disputes By admin

Buyer Beware - Building a new home or buying off the plan is arguably the biggest financial investment in your life. It should be the most exciting time in your life, but if you are unprepared and do not understand the financial and legal steps involved...

Child Support – Recent changes to the law regarding Binding Child Support Agreements

18-February-2019 Family Law By admin

Did you know that on the 1st of July 2018, significant changes were made to Family Assistance and Child Support legislation ? Importantly, these changes can act retrospectively for anyone with a Binding Child Support Agreement. How do the changes affect...

Fake News, Fake Reviews and Fake Users – three fakes don’t make a right

15-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By admin

What can you do when fake or negative reviews damage your business? Business owners are all to aware of the importance of not only establishing but maintaining a positive online presence. Negative (or even fake) reviews or posts have the potential to...

Anton Piller orders – be careful to treat them with respect

8-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By admin

In early 2018 Streeterlaw was fascinsated to read the Family Court judgment published under the name of the pseudonym “Tassinari & Pesalaccio”[1]  which said that Anton Piller Orders previously issued were to be set aside and discharged “nunc...

The Grinch Who Almost Stole Christmas

1-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By admin

It was an unusually cold, windy Summer’s day in the Northern Sydney suburb of Corrambi* The time was 3pm and the day was Thursday. Claire’s conveyancer, Evan* telephoned her and said: “Claire, we won’t be able to settle today – I’m very...