Nov. 24 2020
Are my Staff Casual Employees, or permanent?
Anyone who is responsible for the hiring and firing of staff should be across the “type” of employee they hire. The recent case of Workpac Pty Ltd v Rossato (2020) has highlighted that you cannot make assumptions.
So how do you know if you have a permanent or casual employee?
Nov. 22 2020
The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Act 2020 No.14 has introduced a new section 104JA to the Duties Act 1997 No.123 (“new Act”) designed to strengthen New South Wales’ revenue base.
Nov. 19 2020
As a part of the Sutherland Shire Leader Family Owned and Operated feature, Solari and Stock were also invited to take part in a podcast recording which again highlights family businesses within the St George and Sutherland Area.
Nov. 19 2020
Solari and Stock were recently invited to participate in the Family Owned and Operated feature in the Sutherland Shire Leader.
Nov. 18 2020
We don’t really own much, but my ex has a large superannuation entitlement when he retires. Can it be divided?
Superannuation was always something that needed to be taken into account in working out a Family Law division. It was classified previously as a financial resource. However there were changes to the Family Law Act in 2002 which in fact made it possible to actually divide superannuation between the parties upon separation. These are called Superannuation Splitting Orders.
Nov. 15 2020
Capital Gains Tax and Family Law Property Settlement – is it a Liability to be taken into consideration in Family Law Matters or not?
When calculating the value of the assets available for division between parties, the court may take into consideration any capital gains tax (“CGT”) implications of asset disposal.
Nov. 11 2020
It is commonly accepted that a landlord owes a tenant of a property a duty of care to protect them from any reasonably foreseeable risks associated with the property
Nov. 9 2020
Although we haven’t had any first-hand experience in seeing this implemented, it has been brought to our attention that the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales has prepared a document which they refer to as a QuiContract.
Oct. 28 2020
Is there a time you have to wait after you make a person redundant before you can re advertise for the same position?
Oct. 28 2020
Many commercial contracts contain provisions require one or other party to use “reasonable endeavours” or “best endeavours” to achieve a particular result.
Oct. 15 2020
With the legislation now allowing for same sex marriages, those in a same sex marriage must remember that unless a Will is stated to be made in contemplation of marriage, marriage revokes a will.
Oct. 13 2020
Can I challenge a will?
You may be able to challenge a will on a number of grounds, provided you are eligible to do so.
Oct. 11 2020
Managing the estate of a deceased friend or loved one can be a very overwhelming task. Aside from processing the sadness of loss, you have the added pressure of honouring someone’s wishes while trying to understand jargon in a complicated legal process.
The first question you need to ask is simple: do they have a Will?
Oct. 5 2020
Parenting with my Ex in the middle of the COVID19 Pandemic
This has been a difficult time for many families trying to work out what to do with the arrangements for their children during the COVID19 global pandemic. We have outlined some of the issues that separated parents are facing at this time
Sep. 30 2020
Do you have questions about the recent changes to JobKeeper? We have all the answers you need to know right now.
Sep. 28 2020
Temporary laws addressing issues relating to the signing and witnessing of documents have been passed in almost all Australia jurisdictions. So can we all sigh a big relief and know that life and business should be easier? No, not quite.
Sep. 25 2020
On 23 September 2020 the NSW Government announced that it is going to extend the operation of the Commercial & Retail Leasing Code of Conduct so that it will now expire on 31 December, 2020.
Sep. 21 2020
The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia are leading the way in assisting families that have experienced family violence or other safety concerns to navigate the family law system. The Project is the Courts’ response to calls for the family law system to better address and respond to family violence and other safety risks.
The Lighthouse Project is an innovative approach taken by the Courts to screen for risk, with a primary focus on improving outcomes for families involved in the family law system.
Sep. 16 2020
Buying off the plan is where you enter into a Contract to purchase a property prior to the completion of the construction of the dwelling or prior to the registration of the plan of subdivision(strata or otherwise).
There are risks associated with purchasing off the plan and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted some of the risks that need to be considered before you enter into an off the plan property purchase Contract.
Nov. 4 2020
WHAT IS THE TIME LIMIT FOR FAMILY LAW PROPERTY SETTLEMENTS?
When discussing family law property settlements many clients are unsure if they need to be divorced before they can have their property settlement and whether there are time limits to finalise their property settlement.
Nov. 2 2020
The financial impact of COVID 19 pandemic has been felt by all Australians in some way. For couples who are going through the process of separation or are struggling with the impacts of a domestically violent relationship, the impact of COVID 19 can be significantly amplified.