Common ways to #trigger Div 7A

  Written by Georgia Adams, Commercial Lawyer and Tax Specialist Harry is an influencer who desperately needs money but does not want to dip into his family inheritance. He has an idea to…

What are Caveats and what do they influence over my property?

Firstly, it is important to understand what a caveat is. A caveat is a formal way to make it known that you have an ownership interest in a parcel of real property.  But how does one gain such…

Employee capacity decisions – returning to work after being on workers compensation

Once injured on the job it can be difficult to assess when an employee is ready to return. This is often due to differences of opinion regarding the worker’s ongoing level of disability, available…

Filing A Successful Unfair Dismissal Claim

When an employment relationship ends in a difficult or cantankerous manner, there are often ramifications for both the employer and the employee. Oftentimes, it is difficult to discern if the…

What happens when co-owners dispute over property?

Property ownership with another person, particularly a partner or a spouse, is very common. When people share in a committed relationship, they also tend to share in the value and cost of their…

Can an employer fire someone with a text message?

Can an employer fire an employee via text message? The short answer is yes. Is it a wise choice? The strong answer is no.  While our methods of communication and overall involvement with one another…