Updates to gift card legislation

Prior to March 2018 the purchase of gift cards, and the manner in which their value was available and distributed, was disadvantageous to many consumers. A gift card purchased prior to March 2018…

Who is responsible if you catch an infection during your Hospital stay?

As with many legal questions, the answer is a resounding “maybe.” No one goes to the hospital with the expectation that they will catch a hospital-borne infection while there, but it happens with…

What’s the difference between a gift and a loan in Family Law?

When parents see their married children trying to create a home and a family of their own, they are often tempted to offer assistance. When that assistance takes the form something financial, it is…

What is WIRO and how can they help?

Many workers and employers are still unaware of the Workers Compensation Independent Review Office (WIRO) and the role it can play in resolving workers compensation disputes with insurers. It is an…

Apps and technology that can help you co-parent

The Family Law Act (1975) is fundamentally organised around the principle that a child should have the opportunity for a meaningful relationship with both parents. Easier said than done, you may say,…

Contesting a Will in NSW

Probating a will can be a very difficult experience, particularly if a non-beneficiary or an actual beneficiary decides to contest the contents and/or the distributions in the Will. When this…