RMB Articles

How the Alcohol Interlock Works

Posted 29-02-2016
Category Criminal Law

An outline of the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock program for repeat drink driving offenders.

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How the Workers Comp Act Works

Posted 18-12-2015
Category Compensation

The Workers Compensation Act 1987 allows injured workers to claim lump sum amounts from their employer or insurer, but is it right for everyone?

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Tax Implications of Divorce Settlements

Posted 02-12-2015
Category Family Law

The taxation implications in disposal of assets after divorce.

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Liability for Falls in Public Places

Posted 24-11-2015
Category Compensation

In this article, we look at the issue of liability when people are injured in falls in public places.

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Compensation for Pain and Suffering

Posted 22-10-2015
Category Compensation

In this article, we outlines how accident victims can qualify for compensation for pain and suffering.

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RMB Lawyers is the best regional law firm in Australia

Posted 02-10-2015
Category News

RMB Lawyers is the best regional law firm in Australia - 2015 Australian Law Awards.

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Injured Cyclists Can Claim Compensation

Posted 22-09-2015
Category Compensation

An outline of the steps cyclists can take if injured in a road accident.

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Why are Binding Death Benefit Nominations so difficult? Some common sense tips

Posted 09-09-2015

Some common sense tips on Why are Binding Death Benefit Nominations so difficult?

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Lifetime Care Scheme Adds Insult to Injury

Posted 08-09-2015
Category Compensation

In this week’s LAW MATTERS column, we argue that the NSW Government’s Lifetime Care & Support Scheme does not adequately meet the needs of people who are injured in motor vehicle accidents

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Collaborate for Family Law Solutions

Posted 02-08-2015
Category Family Law

Collaborative Family Law as an alternative to more confrontational ways of dealing with family breakdown and divorce.

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Enduring Guardians Play Important Role

Posted 02-08-2015

In this second of a two-part series on Power of Attorney, we consider the issues of Enduring Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship.

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Preparing for the Inevitable

Posted 02-08-2015

The importance of Wills and Powers of Attorney.

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Your Super has Insurance Cover

Posted 18-05-2015
Category Compensation

Many people do not know that they have insurance cover inside their superannuation. In this article we explain the value of understanding what your superannuation contains.

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Are Restraints of Trade Enforceable?

Posted 18-05-2015
Category Compensation

Restraint of trade clauses are designed to protect business. However they aren’t necessarily binding.

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Compensation for Blameless Accidents

Posted 18-05-2015
Category Compensation

The Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 allows claims to be made in the event of a blameless accident.

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Care Needed in Asset Protection

Posted 24-04-2015

The need for businesses to take special care when restructuring for asset protection.

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Setting Aside Family Law Consent Orders

Posted 08-04-2015
Category Family Law

The circumstances in which Family Law Consent orders can be set aside.

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What To Do When Friends Won't Pay

Posted 25-03-2015

A look at the options when friends won't pay back a debt.

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Property Trap in Power of Attorney

Posted 20-03-2015

A solution to a problem that can arise with Power of Attorney property sales.

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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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