Can a minor enter into a contract?

Entering into a contract with a minor is generally unenforceable against the underage child. However, there are a couple of exceptions. And, while some believe there should be more exceptions, it…

A message from Owen Hodge Lawyers regarding COVID-19

Dear valued client,   The global effort to slow the spread and minimise the impact of COVID-19 is already underway, and it is presenting some unique challenges, for businesses around the world.…

Do I have to disclose my disability/ illness to my employer?

Here is the dilemma faced by many employees who have “hidden” or “invisible” disabilities:  Are you better off disclosing the existence of a disability or illness to your employer in order to qualify…

What should I do if my doctor misdiagnoses me?

When we seek medical attention we rarely think about our physician or surgeon or hospital staff making a mistake. But, unfortunately, mistakes do happen at the hands of our medical professionals.…

I’m contemplating divorce, but we have a lot of property together. What do I do?

Amidst the chaos of a divorce or separation, the task of dividing property may seem like an extra nightmare, especially if you and your spouse have accumulated a significant amount of property…

What is Workplace Absurdity?

Most workplaces have similar processes, procedures and rules that are governed by well-honed human resource policies that are in accordance with the labour laws of New South Wales Australia. However,…