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Crown Land leases and sub-leasing guidelines

Crown Land leases and subleases NSW

If you have a Crown Land lease, there are also options to sublease that land. In this article, we explore what land is owned by Crown Land, Crown Land lease applications and subleases under a Crown Land lease.
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Can I donate my body, organs or tissue upon my death?

Can I donate my body, organs or tissue upon my death?

In this article, we address common questions related to organ and tissue donation after death, together with how body donor programs work.
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What is a family law Contravention Application?

What is a family law Contravention Application?

A Contravention Application is an application made to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia seeking the Court's remedy where there has been a breach of Court Orders in a substantial or significant way.
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Your guide to Advance Care Directives in NSW

What is an Advance Care Directive?

An Advance Care Directive ensures that, should you be unable to make your own decisions, your Guardian knows what your wishes are for your medical care.
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Terminating a retail or commercial lease early

Terminating a retail or commercial lease early

If a lessee wants to get out of a retail or commercial lease early, then it is not a simple matter of returning the keys to the lessor and walking away. Learn more about your rights and obligations.
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Grandparents’ rights in family law matters

Navigating family law matters as a grandparent

Family law matters can be complex and confusing not just for separating parents but also for other family members. This guide is written to assist those navigating the system as a grandparent.
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Property tax vs stamp duty for new home buyers in NSW

Property tax vs stamp duty for new home buyers in NSW

Eligible new first home buyers in NSW now have an option to pay an annual ‘property tax’ instead of the upfront lump sum stamp duty.
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Risks and dangers of DIY probate

Risks of DIY probate

We explore the risks and dangers of DIY probate after the death of a loved one including significant delays, frustration, and usually inevitably, further costs.
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How is inheritance treated in family law property settlement?

Inheritance and family law property settlement

We look at how the courts treat an inheritance received before, during or after a relationship, when determining property settlement.
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Use of a Search Order in family law property matters

Use of a Search Order in family law property matters

If you’re concerned about your ex disposing of assets before or during your family law matter, a Search Order may assist.
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Assessing legal capacity in estate planning matters

Assessing legal capacity in estate planning matters

A proper assessment of “capacity” is crucial in estate planning to ensure all documents remain valid when they’re needed.
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Is a Power of Attorney valid after the death of the Principal?

Can I use a Power of Attorney after the Principal’s death?

A Power of Attorney can only be used while the Principal is alive. In this article, we also look at what happens if the Principal loses capacity.
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