What happens when parenting orders are ignored?

Separating parents should arrange for the future care, welfare and development of their children. These arrangements may be formalised in parenting orders which are endorsed by the Court. Where the parties are unable to agree, the Court can impose orders. In all...
18 January, 2021

Farm succession planning – striking a balance

The diversity of a family farming enterprise combined with the dynamics of the family unit can raise challenging and complex issues. The topic of succession planning is often a highly emotional one. The respective contributions from individuals to the farming...
18 January, 2021

A widow contesting a Will

All Australian jurisdictions provide statutory rights for eligible persons to contest a Will on the basis that they have not been left what is considered adequate provision by the testator for their proper maintenance, education, and advancement in life. In South...
18 January, 2021

What to do if you can’t find your trust deed

Losing a trust deed is not something anyone plans to do. Not only is a lost trust deed inconvenient it can also have serious consequences. Even if the trust is able to continue operating, without having the trust deed to reference it may be very difficult, if not...
16 November, 2020