Separation under One Roof

Thanks in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Australian economy is expected to experience a recession in the 2021 financial year.  With increased unemployment rates, and house prices falling over the last 5 years, there will likely be an …

Is your Estate Plan Covid Proof?

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the world, people can no longer avoid considering their estate plan. The spread of this virus has completely changed the world and the way in which we live here in Australia in an …

Do you have Capacity for a Will?

Preparing a Will requires careful thought on the part of the person or persons for whom the Will is being prepared but it also demands great care and skill by the lawyer who is preparing the Will.  With people generally now …

Superannuation – Do Not Assume it will be Covered by Your Will!

Superannuation has become a major asset for an increasing number of Australians since the introduction of compulsory payments by employers since 1992 by the Australian Government. Contrary to popular belief, superannuation is not an estate asset and it does not automatically …

What are the Duties of a Director of a Company?

Directors are responsible for the management and control of a Company.  They are the controlling minds of the Company. Under common law principles the fiduciary duties of a director can be summarised as follows: To act in good faith and for …

What Marriage Counts When you Want a Divorce?

A void marriage is of no effect in law.  It is not a marriage at all, whether or not the decree declaring it void has been pronounced.[1] It is not uncommon for a couple to have two marriage-like ceremonies, especially where …

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