News & Articles

Protection for Minors Who Have No Executor

12th April 2024

Under the Probate and Administration Act 1898 (NSW) a minor (child under 18) cannot administer an estate. The RMB Lawyers Wills & Estates & Disputed Wills division explains the process when a minor is a beneficiary of a Will but there is no executor to administer the estate on their behalf?

Rehabilitation: Understand Your Rights

12th April 2024
Category Compensation

When a person is injured at work, it is usually a high priority of both the injured person and the insurance company to seek a return-to-work outcome. However, as the RMB Compensation Law Division explains, it is important to know your rights.

Protective AVO System for Victims

12th April 2024
Category Criminal Law

Apprehended Violence and Domestic Violence Orders are an important tool for authorities to protect individuals who are at the risk of violence from another person. The RMB Criminal Law Division explains how the system works:

The Process of Filing for Divorce

12th April 2024

In Family Law, property settlements and divorce are often used as interchangeable phrases. However, the process of parties negotiating and separating their financial assets is a separate process to filing for a divorce. The RMB Lawyers Family & Relationships Law Division explains.

Engineered Stone Ban a World First

19th December 2023
Category Compensation

The decision to ban engineered stone in Australia because of the deadly risk to workers who deal with the product is a world-first. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains explains the importance of the decision.

Shared Parental Responsibility Changes Loom

7th December 2023

The presumption that it is in a child’s best interests that after a family break-up parents have equal shared responsibility for major decisions affecting their children has been the cornerstone of Family Law in Australia. However, that could be about to change, as the RMB Lawyers Family & Relationships Law Division explains proposed amendments to the Act:

Taking Stress out of Home Insurance

7th December 2023
Category Real Estate

Home and contents insurance contracts can be bewildering. However, it is critical that you select an insurance policy that protects you against the main threats to your particular property. The RMB Property Law Division explains:

Three Kinds of Caveats to Dispute Wills

6th December 2023

If you are concerned about the validity of a Will, filing a Caveat with the Court can reduce the chances of Probate being granted before your concerns are dealt with. There are three main categories of Caveats, as the RMB Lawyers Wills & Estates & Disputed Wills division explains

Making a Compo Case for Medical Cannabis

26th October 2023
Category Compensation

Under Workers Compensation legislation, an employer is liable to pay for an injured workers reasonably necessary medical expenses. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains, this may include new and evolving treatments like medicinal cannabis.

How Compo Claims Work for Children

17th October 2023
Category Compensation

If your child been injured in a motor vehicle accident, they may be entitled for compensation for their physical and psychological injuries under the Motor Injuries Act 2017. The RMB Compensation Division explains how the Act works.