Personal & Business Legal Matters

Our Valued Partners in this field can offer assistance in the following areas

Wills & Estate Planning

Planning for your family’s future after you’re gone is a really important legal task. We’ll make sure everything is sorted so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

  • Advise you in regard to estate and probate laws
  • Write a Will that maximises the inheritance for your family
  • Set up family and testamentary trusts
  • Advise you in regard to choosing executors and guardians
  • Minimise the chance that your Will is contested and subject to litigation
  • Advise in regard to estate tax (including capital gains) and financial concerns
  • Safely store your Will and other important legal documents

Business & Commercial

Whether you’re starting a business, buying or selling, re-structuring or succession planning we can make sure you’ve got the best advice.

  • Business structuring
  • Business contracts
  • Commercial disputes and commercial litigation
  • Corporations law
  • Franchise agreements
  • Property and leasing
  • Taxation and finance
  • Business succession and asset protection
  • Business purchase or sale
  • Debt recovery

Family Law

Dispute resolution, property settlement and ensuring that children are taken care of following the breakdown of relationships.

  • Divorce and separation
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • De facto relationships
  • Property settlement
  • Financial disputes
  • Domestic violence
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Binding financial agreements

Conveyancing

Experienced conveyancing solicitors who can help with all stages of property transactions whether you are buying or selling a home, land, or commercial real estate.

  • Drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Auction contracts and purchases off-the-plan
  • Cost appraisal including stamp duty, GST and disbursements
  • Tax considerations and asset protection
  • Property title
  • Property tenancy including joint tenants and tenants in common
  • Statutory warranties, contract conditions and special conditions
  • Section 66W certificates, cooling off period and deposits
  • Put and call options
  • Retirement village purchases, leases and service contracts
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Commercial property including leases
  • Building contracts, owner builder issues and the Home Building Act 1989
  • Liaison with financial institutions
  • Execution of contracts, exchange and settlement
  • Adjustments to the purchase price in regard to rates and allowances
  • Advice for first home buyers
  • Preparing Powers of Attorney and registering with Land Registry Services
  • Advice in regard to easements and covenants on title searches

Superannuation Law

Assistance with structuring your SMSF, the purchase of property and establishing trusts.

  • Purchase of property by your SMSF
  • Transfer of property into your SMSF
  • Establishing custodian (or bare) trusts
  • Member self-funded loans
  • Stamp duty exemptions
  • Reviewing deeds to ensure compliance and updating if required
  • General advice to fund trustee including advice and obligations under relevant legislation

Trusts

Assistance with structuring your business or investments through discretionary and family trusts in order to minimise tax.

  • Purchase of property by your SMSF
  • Transfer of property into your SMSF
  • Establishing custodian (or bare) trusts
  • Member self-funded loans
  • Stamp duty exemptions
  • Reviewing deeds to ensure compliance and updating if required
  • General advice to fund trustee including advice and obligations under relevant legislation

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