Important tenancy rights for people escaping domestic violence

Domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children. However, if victims simply abandon their rental property, they can accrue a debt as a result of outstanding rent and damage to the property, and be blacklisted on a residential tenancy database, making it very difficult for them to rent in the future…. Read More

Signing on the dotted line…

The lead up to signing on the dotted line for your new home is just so exciting, but all the details can be a bit intimidating and nerve-wracking.   Luckily at Richard Wise Solicitors we love detail as much as we love helping our clients with their purchases.   Can we help you? Call us… Read More

3-6 Year Wait for Family Law Hearing

Did you know that the average wait times for Family Law proceedings has now blown out to between 3 to 6 years? Also, did you know that all Court Orders about children are based on what is in the best interests of those children? When a Judge has to consider what is in the best… Read More

Wills & Estates – don’t DIY

Always seek advice from your solicitor when making your Will, appointing an Attorney and Enduring Guardian. If your Will is NOT drawn up properly or NOT executed correctly it will be INVALID. Issues to be aware of include: Incorrectly describing the beneficiaries: The most common errors are a failure to identify step children and the… Read More

Making a difference….

When we get cards like this, it just reaffirms the difference we make to people’s lives. I love my job! Happy Easter Monday everyone, Richard