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Issue 15, Autumn 2016
Inside this issue: Child Support FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions); What is a caveat and how does it impact your property?; What is a Testamentary Discretionary Trust Will?; How to ensure you have a binding and valid legal document?; Personnel Profile: TDE farewells Sylvia Varsamis.
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Issue 14, Spring 2015
Inside this issue: Top tips for running your family business; Trees in suburban gardens; Fencing disputes; Power of attorney – new laws in Victoria; What to do when a relationship breaks down; Practitioner profile, Randall Bradshaw.
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Issue 13, Autumn 2015
Inside this issue: Retirement Villages – a lifestyle choice not an investment; Family violence and the law; Have you conducted a business health check recently?; The mediation process – what to expect; Is it important to have a will?; Practitioner profile, Peter Weymouth.
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Issue 12, Summer 2014
Inside this issue: Claiming against an estate – who is eligible?, GST and the sale of “going concerns” and farming land, Proprietary Estoppel, Practitioner Profile; David Phelan, Family Law; Seek early advice upon relationship breakdown.
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Issue 11, Winter 2014
Inside this issue: “Save the date” – things to consider upon marriage, Changing your will on your deathbed, Social media in the workplace, Holiday homes – what to consider before you buy, Office reception relocation, Personnel Profiles; Philip Jones, Faten Awad, Annette Esposito & Catherine O’Connor.
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Issue 10, Spring 2013
Inside this issue: Can you limit the scope of your Power of Attorney?, Why you should have a Will and when you should review it?, Can you get spousal maintenance after divorce?, Superannuation debts and the new Director Penalty laws, Our Partnership, TDE gets to know the Docklands.
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Issue 9, Autumn 2013
Inside this issue: What are your responsibilities as an executor?, Adverse Possession, Divorce FAQ, Lost or destroyed certificates of title, Maximising the security of your commercial tenancy agreement.
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Issue 8, Spring 2012
Inside this issue: What happens to Facebook when you die?, Divorce & the family farm, Does the Budget affect your super?, “Owners Corporation,” the new name for Body Corporate, Lending money to family and friends.
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Issue 7 – Summer 2012
Inside this issue: Gifts made to lovers – are they recoverable?, GAIC update – Land tax status of primary production land, Testamentary trusts – Good news about transfer duty, Who bears the costs in family provision claims?, John Henry retires from partnership to consultancy role with TDE, TDE announces new partner – Ines Kallweit.
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Issue 6 – Winter 2011
Inside this issue: Mediation and alternative dispute resolution – what is it?, The importance of finalising financial matters before commencing a new relationship, Testamentary Trusts: A warning about transfer duty, Business name registration set to change.
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Issue 5 – Summer 2010/11
Inside this issue: Intellectual Property – what is it and how do you protect it? The GAIC places new liabilities on land in Victorian urban growth areas, The new Civil Procedure Act, The importance of superannuation splitting.
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Issue 4 – Winter 2010
Inside this issue: Estates: Overriding the Will, Personal Property Securities Reform, Need a Will? Need a lawyer.
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Issue 3 – July 2009
Inside this issue: Where there’s a Will, Notaries, Property laws change for De Facto couples, Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution.
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Issue 2 – December 2008
Inside this issue: Adverse Possession, Disputes over co-owned land, Child Support
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Issue 1 – August 2008
Inside this issue: The Relationships Act 2008, Green Leases, and Testamentary Trusts
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