Testamentary Trust Wills allow your estate to be administered in a tax effective manner for your beneficiaries. Matthew McCulloch is a Estate Planning Lawyer at RMB Lawyers says such Wills can also protect inheritances from creditors or relationship breakdowns.
Alysha Oliver is a Lawyer at RMB Lawyers. In this article she explains explains some key workplace rights and obligations for employees and employers.
James Watt is a Compensation Lawyer at RMB Lawyers. In this article he explains how a consequential injury may be compensable.
Steve Baker is a Compensation Lawyer at RMB Lawyers. In this he explains how exclusion clauses work.
Most of us have heard about the changes to superannuation. However there is a great amount of uncertainty regarding those changes and the impact they will have on individuals. In this article, Michael Naughtin from our Estate Planning division will consider just one potential problem.
Criminal lawyers are often asked by their clients to “get me a Section 10”. Hanna Ayoub from our Criminal Law division explains, it is not that simple.
ALYSHA OLIVER is a member of the Disputes Resolution team at RMB Lawyers. In this article she looks at resolving building disputes.
Rodney Quiggin is a Compensation Lawyer at RMB Lawyers. In this Compensation article he looks at claiming for asbestos-related diseases and RMB’s asbestos register.
Court appearances can be intimidating. But, as RMB Lawyers Criminal Lawyer SAMIR BANGA explains, fear can be overcome with sound preparation.
A Special Disability Trust is a trust established either by Deed or by Will. For the purposes of this information we are discussing a Special Disability Trust established by a Will. It is a trust established for the benefit of one person whom suffers from an impairment or a disability. In general terms the trust is designed to provide a source of income whilst not adversely affecting an individual's entitlements to a disability pension.
The process involved in Commencing proceedings in the Local Court - The Statement of Claim is a pleading containing the allegations made by the Plaintiff against the Defendant and the relief sought. The court requires you to file the Statement of Claim with the Local Court and serve a stamped copy of the Statement of Claim on the Defendant within six months of filing. The Statement of Claim should be served as soon as reasonably practicable.
A company owes you money. You may be an individual or you may be a company. Regardless, you have already been through the process of initial court proceedings and you finally have succeeded in obtaining default judgement against the debtor.
As a company director it is imperative that you understand your duties and comply with general and specific laws applying to your company’s operations.
Goulburn’s largest law firm Galland Elder Lulham has merged with Australia’s reigning Regional Law Firm of the Year, RMB Lawyers, to give its clients an expanded range of legal services.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released Practical Compliance Guideline 2016/5 (PCG 2016/5) to assist trustees of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) in structuring limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBAs), where the borrowing is provided by a related party.
RMB Lawyers Compensation Lawyer MELISSA PACHECO she considers protection for people who go to the aid of accident victims.
Hospitals and medical specialists can make mistakes, with potentially serious consequences for the patient. RMB Lawyers Compensation Division head CHRIS SHEPPARD outlines one such case that led to a significant compensation payment.
CHRIS SHEPPARD leads the Compensation Law Division at RMB Lawyers. In this week’s Law Matters he looks at the issue of blameless motor vehicle accidents.
MELISSA PACHECO is a Compensation Lawyer at RMB Lawyers. In this article she explains how accident victims can claim for care and assistance.
Advances in CCTV cameras, computer monitoring and GPS vehicle tracking have made surveillance more prevalent in the workplace. But as TONY VALENTINETTI explains, employers must be aware of their obligations to protect the rights of an employee to privacy in the workplace.
KELLY CAMPBELL is a Compensation Lawyer at RMB Lawyers. In this week’s column she argues that people suffering from work-related psychological illness deserve more recognition and support.
CLAIRE OSBORNE is a lawyer in the Family Law Division at RMB Lawyers. In this week’s law column she looks at grandparents’ rights in family breakdowns.
CLAIRE OSBORNE is a member of the Family law Division at RMB Lawyers. In this website article, she looks at at how the Hague Convention is applied to international child custody battles.
CLAIRE OSBORNE is a member of the Family Law Division at RMB Lawyers. In this website article, she offers advice for people called to give evidence in Family Court cases.
ZACHARY WILSON is a member of the Family Law Division at RMB Lawyers. In this website article he looks at a recent case which has changed the way courts look at “special skills” contributions when dividing assets in a family breakdown.