What is the difference between estate and non-estate assets?

If you do not fully appreciate the difference between estate and non-estate assets, your estate plan may fail to pass ownership of your assets as you intend at the time of your death. Worse still…

Casual or permanent – what is your employee status?

Employment status is significant when it comes to identifying the rights and benefits of being an employee. While it is important to be aware that there are three different categories of employment…

Does Uber legally employ their drivers?

Uber is a transportation company founded on creating affordable easy ride sharing for all individuals. From its inception the business plan of Uber was built on a system that made ride sharing…

Injured at work? Don’t forget about your superannuation!

Surprise, surprise -- If you are like nearly 90 percent of Australians, you probably have some kind of disability insurance cover through your Superfund. This could be very important if a work injury…

Transfer of property and stamp duties in NSW – what’s new?

Stamp duties, or transfer duties as they are officially known, are taxes paid to the state government by the person buying or otherwise receiving real property. They are generally due on the date of…

Can a grandchild make a claim on a grandparents estate?

The process of challenging a Will is arduous under the best of circumstances because the courts give great deference to the last wishes of the deceased. As such, in the event that a grandchild wants…