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PPSR CHARGES - ARE YOURS ABOUT TO EXPIRE?

PPSR CHARGES - ARE YOURS ABOUT TO EXPIRE? Mon, 10 Dec 18
Personal property is considered to be any form of property other than land, buildings or fixtures which form a part of that land. This can include cars, boats, caravans, art, machinery and crops as well as intangibles such as intellectual property and contract rights. The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR took over from the REVS (Register of Encumbered Vehicles) Queensland and Bills of Sale Register in 2012. The purpose of the register is to determine the priority for secured creditors in the event that a debtor defaults or goes into liquidation.

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INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION

Fri, 9 Nov 18
Note: This is a very broad and complex area and this article is in no way intended to provide a complete overview of this area of law. If you require advice in relation to this area of law you should contact one of our professional and experienced Gold Coast lawyers to seek advice tailored to your specific circumstances. An issue which can be of concern to separated parents, particularly around school holidays and the Christmas break, is where children are scheduled to be taken on a holiday by one parent, either interstate or out of the country. There are a significant number of parents who are fearful that their children will fail to be returned by the other parent.

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DO WE NEED TO INVOLVE THE COURT IN RELATION TO OUR PARENTING PLAN?

DO WE NEED TO INVOLVE THE COURT IN RELATION TO OUR PARENTING PLAN? Wed, 4 Jul 18
During a separation many couples are able to put aside their differences to focus on the best interests of the children, despite the common misconception that ‘separation often turns ugly’. If this sounds like you and your former spouse, you do not necessarily need to go to Court to finalise orders in relation to your children. Instead, you can document your agreed parenting arrangements in relation to your children in a parenting plan, which is less formal than court orders, however is not legally binding.

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WHAT HAPPENS TO MY PET AFTER I DIE?

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY PET AFTER I DIE? Thu, 7 Jun 18
Although it is not something we want to contemplate, the truth is it is better to be prepared for our passing than to bury our heads in the sand and hope it all works out when the time comes. Apart from making your families life easier during a difficult time, having a comprehensive and well thought out Will can also protect your furry friends in the event of your passing.

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ADVANCE HEALTH DIRECTIVES

ADVANCE HEALTH DIRECTIVES Wed, 16 May 18
An Advance Health Directive, also known as a Living Will, allows you to give instructions about your future health care. It is a legal document which comes into effect only if you are unable to make decisions for yourself due to incapacity and will cease to operate if you regain capacity.

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CHANGING YOUR WILL & POA AFTER SEPARATION

CHANGING YOUR WILL & POA AFTER SEPARATION Wed, 16 May 18
Separation is a tumultuous time for all involved, usually requiring parties to navigate logistical issues such as living arrangements, finances and working together to provide a stable environment for any children and pets, and at the same time as continuing to work and attempt to process emotions, feelings and to grieve for the loss of the relationship.

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