RMB Articles

RMB Celebrates 130 Years

Posted 03-03-2015
Category News

RMB Lawyers turned 130 years of age on Saturday 28 February, 2015.

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Are Family Law Consent Orders able to be set-aside?

Posted 23-02-2015
Category Family Law

Following a Relationship breakdown, the parties to that relationship, being spouses or people who have been in a De Facto relationship often need to resolve matters of property. This is, in essence, what property settlement is all about.

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Hunter and New England Local Health District v McKenna

Posted 04-12-2014
Category Compensation

On 12 November 2014 the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in Hunter and New England Local Health District v McKenna.

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Avoiding Problems with Granny Flats

Posted 04-12-2014

Families considering the "granny flat" option for aged care should draw up an agreement so that everyone is clear about their obligations and to cover a variety of possible circumstances.

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Builders, Developers, Beware of Rule Changes

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Town Planning

A look at changes to the law on commencement of approved developments that will affect builders and property developers.

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Enforced Silence of the Lambs

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Town Planning

A look at the impact of funding cuts at the Environmental Defenders Office.

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Fences Shouldn't Be the Great Divide

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

Neighbourhood disputes over fences.

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Building Inspection Reports Are a Must

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

The pitfalls of trying to cut corners when buying or selling a home.

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Property Contracts Can Be Rescinded

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

Circumstances which may lead to property contracts being rescinded.

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Options For Your Home Deposit

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

Options for obtaining a home deposit.

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Buying A Home Problem-Free

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

Restrictive covenants on property.

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Take Care With Off The Plan Purchases

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

Changes in the law governing contracts in “off the plan” property purchases.

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Pros and Cons of Reverse Mortgages

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Real Estate

A look at reverse mortgages.

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Splitter Super After Separation

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Family Law

We look at splitting superannuation when couples separate.

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Family Law

Pre-nuptial agreements and questions how binding they actually are.

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Facebook No Place For Family Disputes

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Family Law

An examination of the pitfalls posed by social media in Family Law disputes.

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Resolving Disputes For Your Child's Sake

Posted 10-11-2014
Category Family Law

Family Dispute Resolution.

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Have You Been Left Out of a Will?

Posted 10-11-2014

Issues involved with challenging a Will.

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Trusts For People Living With Disability

Posted 10-11-2014

Sspecial trusts designed to provide for people with disabilities after their parents have died.

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Access to Digital Assets is Essential

Posted 10-11-2014

Access to digital assets that is creating problems for executors of Wills and lawyers finalising deceased estates.

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Ongoing Debate About Voluntary Euthanasia

Posted 10-11-2014

Issues surrounding voluntary euthanasia.

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Everyone Needs to Have a Will

Posted 10-11-2014

The dangers of not having a Will – even if you are young.

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The Right to Refuse Medical Assistance

Posted 10-11-2014

What can happen when a terminally person refuses medical treatment.

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Protecting Your Life Insurance Proceeds

Posted 10-11-2014

Whether the executor of your will can use your life insurance to pay your debts when you die.

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The Value of Family Trusts

Posted 10-11-2014

The value of family trusts in the light of two high-profile cases that came before before the Courts that year.

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