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Case Summary Mcgeough v Ian Torrington Blatchford as administrator of the estate of Margaret Mary Mcgeough [2019] WASC 454

This court case illustrates why these sorts of family provision matters should settle, particularly for a small estate. The first 132 paragraphs deal with the facts.  From that, the Judge concluded that adequate provision had not been made for the reasons given in paragraphs 133 to 142.  Note that the test is not limited to …

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Winery Purchase

In what can only be described as a good sign, we are acting on the purchase of a winery for a client. The client is buying the business and the land. Catharine and Neo Settlements ( https://www.neosettlements.com.au/ ) will handle the property side of the transaction, while we will handle the business side. Hopefully the …

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I was at a Supreme Court mediation yesterday trying to resolve a long-running dispute. I’m afraid that the enemy just wasted our time.  This was a third attempt.  On the first attempt we thought we had a resolution to the dispute with my client agreeing to pay a 6 figure amount to go away.  Unfortunately, …

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Lots of Litigation

We are flat out at the moment with: A major Supreme Court matter with a hearing next week; A district court and a magistrates court hearing tomorrow; and 2 arbitrations with relatively short time tables, … all running at once! We like keeping busy 🙂

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