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  • Forcing a sale of property in NSW

Forcing a sale of property in NSW

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Forcing a sale of property in NSW

It's relatively easy to get into property ownership with someone. But it can be considerably harder to get out. Particularly if you don't have a co-ownership agreement in place. Find out what court remedies may be available to you NSW if you find yourself stuck in a property.

  • Consumer law – is the customer always right?

Is the customer always right?

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Is the customer always right?

Many businesses have built strong brands by treating customers well. But it is also important to ensure that no single customer can put your business at risk. You need to draw the line somewhere. This is where your terms of supply come in. However, these terms need to be consistent with the Australian Consumer Law.

  • Maryke Hill

Maryke Hill

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Maryke Hill

Maryke assists families and businesses in a wide variety of matters, including property law, business transactions and estate planning.

How to find private binding rulings on the ATO website

April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on How to find private binding rulings on the ATO website

How to find private binding rulings on the ATO website

  • Transferring an asset from a super fund to a member – no stamp duty in SA

Transferring an asset from a super fund to a member – no stamp duty in SA

April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Transferring an asset from a super fund to a member – no stamp duty in SA

In South Australia stamp duty is not payable on a transfer of real property from a trustee of a trust to a person who already has a defined beneficial interest in the property. For example, a transfer of property from the trustee of a unit trust to the unit holder. But there are a couple of tricks you need to be aware of.

  • Mia Formichella

Mia Formichella

April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Mia Formichella

Mia is a Law Graduate in our Adelaide Office.

  • A rant on challenging Wills

A rant on challenging Wills

April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on A rant on challenging Wills

A few judges and populist politicians have recently made some snarly comments about lawyers and ‘greedy’ people who are challenging Wills. Apparently, as a profession, we are getting a bit of ahead of ourselves in bringing too many of these cases to court. Read this article to get informed about the debate.

Do you and your spouse have more than $1.6 million (in total) in super?

March 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Do you and your spouse have more than $1.6 million (in total) in super?

Everyone gets a $1.6 million cap on the assets that can support a tax-free super pension. You and your spouse each get a separate cap. But super pensions that pass to you from your spouse when they die may put you over your cap. This will have adverse tax outcomes. You need to plan for this as part of your estate planning.

  • Distributing assets from a family trust to a beneficiary - no stamp duty in SA

Distributing assets from a family trust to a beneficiary – no stamp duty in SA

March 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Distributing assets from a family trust to a beneficiary – no stamp duty in SA

In South Australia it is possible to transfer a property from a family trust to a beneficiary without stamp duty. Find out how.

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