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7 Considerations To Make When Terminating a Building Contract

Whether you are a developer or a corporation who has engaged a contractor for a building project, the ideal scenario is this: the builder completes all the works as per plans and specifications…

Landmark Family Law Case; Identity Fraud and Marriage

Most people have heard of identity theft in regard to financial crimes, but not many people are aware that a person’s identity can also be stolen to perform an illegal marriage.This was…

Making a Granny Flat Agreement

The purpose of this blog is to inform readers about: Granny flat agreements (GFAs) and what they entail What assets can be transferred in exchange for a ‘granny flat interest’ How Australia’s…

A Grandparent’s Rights Over a Grandchild

You bring up your children – they get married and then another great milestone – you become a grandparent. Sadly, the good days do not last and you witness the heart-wrenching divorce or relationship…

The OHL Wire Issue 8

In issue 8 of The OHL Wire, a legal, business and lifestyle magazine we look at the current economic effects on the Australia dollar, legal considerations surrounding not for profit organisations,…

Preparations before Signing

The duty to pay rent regularly is a key term of a retail shop lease. Late payment of rent allows a landlord to take possession of the shop and lock you out (without written notice). Thinking about…