If you drive a motor vehicle after consuming a certain level of alcohol you could be facing a criminal Charge. Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol (PCA): This usually starts with a breath analysis which gives a specific reading of your blood alcohol concentration. For example a mid range PCA has a range of 0.08 to less… Read More
Did you know that if you are bankrupt you are not entitled to apply for a property settlement in a Family Court, or usually, even make submissions to the Court about what property settlement Orders should be made?
If your marriage or de facto relationship has broken down and you are bankrupt, the Bankruptcy Trustee is entitled to become a party to the family law case and seek Orders in relation to the assets of your relationship. A recent family law case of Bethke & Bethke confirmed that the Bankruptcy Trustee must be… Read More
Commercial leases often have more clauses than you can poke a stick at! Before you sign your new lease, make sure you understand some of the key clauses in your lease document. They can have a big impact on your business operation. Tenant Obligations: This clause differs in each lease. Standard obligations usually include: Keeping… Read More
Moving into a new commercial premise can be overwhelming and exciting. Before you sign your new lease, make sure you understand some of the key clauses in your lease document. They can have a big impact on your business operation. Term: the length of the term, options to renew and holding over provisions. Rent Review:… Read More
The World Health Organisation defines elder abuse as “a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which causes harm or distress to an older person.” Elder abuse includes physical, psychological and sexual abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. In Australia, psychological and financial… Read More