Tag Archive: Osborne Park

Tiny House Dispute

February 20, 2020

We seem to be attracting building disputes at the moment. I am helping one lady who bought a couple of “tiny houses”, one to live in and one to rent out. She recently went to sell them, but the buyer...

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Lots of Litigation

January 23, 2020

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!...

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Building Arbitration

January 16, 2020

We have two building arbitration’s running at the moment which are keeping us very busy. We get a skewed view on life as lawyers, since we see a lot of building non-compliance issues and failure to comply with the National...

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Wills with Tax Benefits

December 5, 2019

We have been finalising wills for a couple with a large combined estate, however, the wife will not have much in her estate if she pre-deceases her husband, because most of her assets are in super. We have worded her...

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Help with a Deceased Estate

November 28, 2019

This week we received a referral from another lawyer to prepare the paperwork necessary to effect a transfer of one third of a property from a deceased estate to one beneficiary, in specie, i.e by direct transfer, and for the...

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Family Provision Disputes

November 21, 2019

I went to a 4 hour seminar on Family Provision actions on Tuesday, in which relatives of the deceased claim to have special need that was not adequately provided for by the deceased. It covered recent decisions, superannuation and life...

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Property Dispute

November 16, 2019

Last week I settled a dispute between an owner and a project manager. We acted for the owner. A project manager for a major renovation sought an extra payment of some $25k from my client. My client disputed the claim...

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Intellectual Property Dispute

November 7, 2019

Kellie has been working on a breach of confidentiality and trade restraint case this week. With the help of Steve Edwards, we have found evidence of confidential information being sent to a competitor of our client by an employee, and...

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Domestic Dispute

October 31, 2019

This week I’ve been dealing with a case of elder abuse. Am 82 year old widow client of mine is being harassed by her 60 year old son. Since her husband died, she has already given him over $½ million,...

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YouTube Copyright Dispute

September 26, 2019

This week we received an enquiry about a breach of copyright. Our  client claims to own the copyright in several documentaries which have been posted on YouTube At least 3 individuals have posted films on YouTube without permission. There have...

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