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    Can a former partner make an Estate claim?

    By Andrew Frank on Jun 7, 2019 3:42:08 PM

    It is possible for a former partner to make a claim on your Estate, if there are factors that warrant that claim. The case of Lodin v Lodin; Estate of Dr Mohammad Masoud Lodin [2017] NSWSC 10 demonstrates what can happen when a former partner makes an Estate claim.

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    The Reality of Cyber Attacks with Schalk Van Der Merwe

    By Micaela Corr on Jun 3, 2019 4:41:42 PM

    Schalk Van Der Merwe is a Director of Omnisure Insurance and the winner of Elite Broker by Insurance Business in 2018. As an expert of insurance, Schalk explains the reality of cyber attacks, why we need to think about these sort of attacks, and how we can protect ourselves and our businesses. 

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    Can I take my children overseas if I'm separated?

    By Andrea Harrold on Jun 1, 2019 3:08:00 PM

    As winter rolls around we are tempted to travel overseas to warmer climates. However, if you are separated and want to take your children this may not be possible.

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    Yet Another Blow for Small Business Owners

    By Philip van den Heever on May 31, 2019 2:56:03 PM

    This week the Fair Work Commission in their ‘wisdom’ decided to throw another curve ball at small business owners. From 1 July this year, the minimum rates in all Modern Awards will be increased by 3%. While this is less than last year’s increase of 3.5%, it is difficult to understand how the Commission, given the current economic climate, can rationalise the increase. With inflation at its all-time low, small business owners will have to fork out the additional costs straight from their pockets as the market conditions simply provide no real prospect of increasing prices to soften the blow.

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    What if the other parent doesn’t comply?

    By Andrea Harrold on May 31, 2019 9:39:00 AM

    If you have orders in place regarding parenting, but the other parent is not doing what they are supposed to do, you can bring a Contravention Application. It is important to bring the non-compliance to Court straight away. Otherwise the Court sees the delay in coming as you agreeing to the non-compliance.

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