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Business Models (Part 2)

Business Models (Part 2)

In our previous article on business models, we introduced the sole trader and partnership models. This article will discuss the rights and responsibilities you have when operating a Company or Trust. Company A company is a separate legal entity from those who run it,...

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Binding Child Support Agreements

Binding Child Support Agreements

Binding Child Support Agreements allow separating parents to make binding financial agreements about child support. Creating a Binding Child Support Agreement allows parents to choose how child support will be paid without the need for administrative assessments. The...

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Business Models (Part 1)

Business Models (Part 1)

Starting your own business is both exciting and daunting, understanding different modes of operating your business can alleviate stress and help you make better decisions for your new business. This article introduces the two of the four main types of business...

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Get to know your land titles

Get to know your land titles

Property titles have different implications on your ownership. This article will give a short introduction to the two most common types of titles that you will encounter when buying a home. Freehold Title This kind of title of is also called Torrens Title. They are...

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Preventing Your Child from Being Taken Overseas

Preventing Your Child from Being Taken Overseas

Having access to one’s child and ensuring their wellbeing remains a top priority for many parents after a divorce or separation. If you are concerned about an ex-partner seeking to take your child outside Australia without your consent, there are a number of ways to...

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Intestacy

Intestacy

If a person dies without valid Will, they are considered to have died intestate.  This creates a difficult situation as no wishes of the deceased may be effected without a valid Will.  Generally, dealing with a deceased’s assets when they die intestate will be more...

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Form 1

Form 1

If you are selling a house, a Form 1 is a disclosure document you need to provide to your potential purchasers.  Providing a Form 1 is a statutory requirement under the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 (SA).  The Form 1 is designed to provide...

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What are Powers of Attorney?

What are Powers of Attorney?

Powers of attorney and advanced care directives work together to assist a person who may have lost their decision-making capacity.  The power of attorney only grants authority with respect to a person’s financial matters whereas the advanced care directive allows...

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