RMB Articles

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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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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