Rose Lawyers on 9 July 2020

Why the Family Mediation Process Works

It is traumatic when a close relationship breaks down, even more so when you and your ex-partner struggle to agree on issues such as custody…

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Rose Lawyers on 16 April 2020

COVID-19 – Links & Resources For Victims of Domestic Violence

COVID-19 – Links & Resources For Victims Of Domestic Violence The COVID-19 pandemic social isolation measures to ‘flatten the curve’ are reportingly causing an unprecedented…

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Rose Lawyers on 28 February 2020

Rose Lawyers & Conveyancers Blooms Into A New Look

Introducing the new era of ‘legal caring’ for Melbourne residents The launch of the new brand design and visual language represents the brand's commitment to,…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 November 2019

Understanding Apprehended Violence Orders

Intervention Orders are complicatedIntervention order cases are difficult and sensitive matters that often centre around emotionally charged situations between family members or others such as…

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Rose Lawyers on 23 September 2019

Defamation Explained

Nearly everyone has, at some stage or another, been the subject of gossip. Many of us will also have had people within our families, workplaces…

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Rose Lawyers on 14 May 2019

Sharing Your Inheritance With Your Spouse

When a couple divorces or separates, any communal or shared property is usually divided equitably between each party. Any property that was owned, and more…

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Rose Lawyers on 14 May 2019

Served With An Intervention Order?

Have you been served with a Intervention Order (IVO)? If you wish to contest an IVO or want guidance on how to appear in Court,…

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Rose Lawyers on 7 May 2019

Your Guide To The Divorce Process In Australia

Making the decision to divorce is not an easy one. Separating from a spouse is a big transition in your life, particularly if you have…

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Rose Lawyers on 28 February 2019

Parenting Matters During Divorce

When a relationship breaks down you will have to decide how to divide any shared assets; and if there are children from your partnership, you…

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Rose Lawyers on 30 January 2019

Making A Life Interest Statement In Your Will

What is a Life Interest? A Life Interest provides that property and other personal assets like shares or money in bank account are held on…

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Rose Lawyers on 23 January 2019

Can I Leave Superannuation In My Will?

Many Australians have Superannuation which is held with a Super Fund. In fact, for many people their Super is one of the largest cash assets…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 January 2019

Wondering What Happens To Your Bank Account After Death?

Writing a Will is one of the most important things you can do to care for your loved ones after your death. When your financial…

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Rose Lawyers on 21 December 2018

How To Commence Proceedings For Legal Action

When you have a dispute you want to resolve with someone, and you cannot resolve this dispute outside of Court, you will be looking to…

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Rose Lawyers on 20 December 2018

Should you choose an Out of Court Settlement?

Taking legal action against another party is no small matter. The legal system and Court process can be very stressful. Often, someone has wronged you…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2018

Wills And Children

When you have children, you're responsible for their care. As your children grow into young adults, they will begin to care for themselves. But what…

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Rose Lawyers on 20 November 2018

Solicitor Vs Lawyer In Australia

When you hear the terms 'Lawyer' and 'Solicitor', it can be hard to know whether they mean the same thing. What is the key difference…

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Rose Lawyers on 8 November 2018

Intervention Orders In Victoria

An Intervention Order is an Order made by the Court. It's designed to protect someone from harm by putting limits on the behaviour of the…

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Rose Lawyers on 29 October 2018

Conditional Gift In A Will

You spend your life working hard and saving. You gain assets, and then when you die you distribute them to your friends and family as…

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Rose Lawyers on 2 October 2018

Making A List Of Assets For Your Will

When you are drafting your Will, it is quite natural to feel some confusion about how to go about beginning to put it together. To…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 September 2018

What Is A Bequest In A Will?

Your Will is a legal document which outlines how you want to distribute your property when you die. No matter whether you have few assets…

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Rose Lawyers on 21 September 2018

What Is A Residuary Clause In A Will?

Everyone over the age of 18 years old should have a Will. Having a Will means that when you die, any property, assets, and money you…

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Rose Lawyers on 13 September 2018

Going Through Divorce With Children Involved

A divorce is the legal end to a marriage. The requirement for divorce is that you must demonstrate the 'irretrievable breakdown' of your marriage. You…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 August 2018

Superannuation And Divorce

When a marriage or de facto partnership ends, a couple often has to go through the process of selling and splitting up property and other…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 August 2018

Divorce And Child Care Rights For Fathers

Going through a separation can be emotionally difficult . When you have children from a partnership that has broken down, you will need to work…

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Rose Lawyers on 3 August 2018

Breaking a Commercial Lease? Read this first

When you enter into a Commercial Lease, you will usually need to sign an Agreement that outlines certain details about your Lease. Your Agreement will…

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Rose Lawyers on 30 July 2018

Franchising In Australia: What You Need To Know About Franchising Laws

If you are considering franchising in Australia, it's vital to know where you stand with the law. There are certain franchise rights and responsibilities around…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 July 2018

How To Write A Cease And Desist Letter

A cease and desist letter (also known as a notice to stop letter, or a demand letter) is a legal document used to inform a…

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Rose Lawyers on 26 July 2018

Separated But Living Under One Roof?

Often when people separate from one another, they may remain living together in the same house. This is not an issue until one or both…

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Rose Lawyers on 25 July 2018

Shareholder Agreements: What You Need To Include In A Two-Director Company

Setting up a new company requires a great deal of preparation and planning, and when a company is established with two equal shareholders, there is…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 July 2018

Issues In Divorce Settlements And How To Manage Them

Divorce is not a decision to be taken lightly. Just as the decision to get married comes with a lot of emotion and planning, so…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 May 2018

What Are The Legal Obligations Of A Landlord In A Commercial Lease?

When you own a commercial property and you are the Landlord, you have a number of obligations you must meet. These obligations are drafted in…

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Rose Lawyers on 15 May 2018

How Much Should It Cost To Make A Will?

Your Will is a document that ensures your property and assets are distributed according to your wishes when you die. Making sure you have an…

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Rose Lawyers on 11 May 2018

Guardianship Power Of Attorney

Guardianship is something that every person over the age of 18 needs to have in place. While the hope is that it will never need…

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Rose Lawyers on 3 May 2018

Contesting An Intervention Order

If an Application has been made against you for a Family Violence Intervention Order or a Personal Safety Intervention Order, then you need legal advice.…

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Rose Lawyers on 3 April 2018

Changes To Intestacy Laws In Victoria

Last year the Administration and Probate Act 1958 (Vic) underwent significant changes, following recommendations from the Victorian Law Reform Commission to better clarify and unify…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 March 2018

Understanding Financial Power Of Attorneys

People plan for the future in many different ways. One way to plan ahead is by making a Financial Power of Attorney. Financial Power of…

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Rose Lawyers on 22 March 2018

Your Guide To Drafting Business Terms And Conditions

No matter how prudent you are, you may need to rely on your business terms and conditions for protection at some point. Having effective terms…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2017

What Are The Duties Of Directors In A Company?

A director is entrusted with the ethical and lawful operation of a company. This responsibility means that there are things a director must do. But…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 December 2017

The Legal Benefits Of Marriage

The Australian 2017 postal survey returned a 61.6% majority in favour of changing the law to allow same sex couples to marry. Soon after, the…

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Rose Lawyers on 1 December 2017

Title insurance for home buyers

Buying a property is an exciting time, but there’s a lot you need to be on top of for a smooth transaction. You want to…

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Rose Lawyers on 30 November 2017

What To Do When Your Neighbour’s Tree Is A Nuisance

When a neighbour extends an olive branch, it’s usually a sign of peace and harmony. But when the branch extends over your fence and casts…

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Rose Lawyers on 17 November 2017

What To Do About Your Noisy Neighbour

Banging. Booming. Sawing. Rattling. Loud noises from next door are a common source of neighbourly feuds. While what is considered 'reasonable' noise is hard to…

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Rose Lawyers on 6 November 2017

A Guide To Commercial Disputes

Disputes inevitably arise in everyday life and can happen between family members, friends, or even partners. While most are resolved calmly within a reasonable timeframe,…

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Rose Lawyers on 20 October 2017

What Is A Constructive Trust?

With all the endless types of Trusts that exist, it can be confusing to differentiate one from the other. You will only encounter a constructive…

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Rose Lawyers on 11 October 2017

How Do Prenups Work And Why Should I Get One?

Planning a future together, either for a wedding or de facto relationship, can be complicated. Signing a prenup, better known as a Binding Financial Agreement in…

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Rose Lawyers on 25 September 2017

The Difference Between Simple And Complex Wills

If you own any assets in your name and you wish to choose who receives them after your death, then you need to draw up…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 September 2017

Your Guide To Business Structures

“No business can succeed in any great degree without being properly organised.” – J.C. Penny One of the most important decisions you’ll make when starting…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 September 2017

Selling A Franchise: What Paperwork Do I Need To Prepare?

Whether you are ready to retire or simply want to profit from your hard work, selling a franchise is an exciting step, but it may…

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Rose Lawyers on 17 September 2017

How to choose a lawyer for your small business

As a small business owner who is working to get established, you will come across many legal issues that you may not know how to…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 July 2017

Important Questions To Ask Your Conveyancer

Buying a home or business is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make, so trusting a professional to take care of your investment is…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 July 2017

Why Flat Fee Conveyancing Will Cost You More Than You Think

If you are purchasing your first home, buying or selling an investment property or subdividing, then you should consider a conveyancer Paying a flat fee…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 June 2017

Business Liabilities For A Breach Of Contract

Running a business isn't easy at the best of times. It becomes even more difficult if you need to deal with a breach of Contract.…

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Rose Lawyers on 21 June 2017

5 Tips For Selling A Business

You've spent countless hours working and growing your business, so it's time to get the reward for all your hard work. It hasn't always been…

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Rose Lawyers on 6 June 2017

Insider Tips To Make Buying A Property Easy For Yourself

Buying a property can be very stressful, it's always a big investment and there's a lot on the line. Not only that, but the process…

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Rose Lawyers on 29 May 2017

What To Do When There’s A Breach Of Partnership Agreement

Going into business with a partner can be a successful way of running a business. However, if you have a falling out with your partner…

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Rose Lawyers on 3 May 2017

How Much Does A Conveyancer Cost And What Do They Do?

Whether you're buying or selling your home, a conveyancer helping you through the process will be an invaluable asset. You probably already know that you…

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Rose Lawyers on 21 March 2017

What Is Intestacy?

Bereavement is always difficult for friends and family. If you don't create a will before you pass away, it could lead to an even more…

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Rose Lawyers on 17 March 2017

Who Should I Nominate As Power Of Attorney?

Choosing someone to nominate at a glance: They will be able to make decisions on your behalf. Choosing someone you trust is the most important…

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Rose Lawyers on 16 March 2017

8 Things to Consider in Your Will

We often put off writing a Will for too long. Nobody wants to think about what will happen they die, but it's in your best…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 January 2017

Do You Need A Business Partnership For Husband And Wife Businesses?

Starting a business with your spouse can be extremely difficult and stressful. That's why it's essential that you start off on the right foot. Having…

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Rose Lawyers on 22 December 2016

Preparing Complex Wills

Preparing a Will is rarely an easy process. Even a simple Will requires you to make decisions about what will happen to all your worldly…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2016

Transfer Of Land Checklist

There are many situations which might require you to transfer land. You could be selling your property, setting up a family trust, or giving the…

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Rose Lawyers on 14 December 2016

The Ultimate Guide To Business Partnerships

Contents Introduction Why set up a Business Partnership Important considerations Business name General or limited partnership Financial registrations Superannuation Employees How to set up a…

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Rose Lawyers on 7 December 2016

What Is A Business Partnership Agreement?

If you're thinking about starting a business with one or more other people, then a Business Partnership Agreement is likely the right business structure for…

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Rose Lawyers on 26 November 2016

What Does A Business Lawyer Do?

Business lawyers provide invaluable services to small and medium sized business. If you're a business owner, find out how the services of a business lawyer…

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Rose Lawyers on 7 November 2016

When Do I Need A Will?

If you're wondering "when do I need a Will?" or "what age do people get a Will?" then chances are you already need one. Preparing…

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Rose Lawyers on 12 October 2016

A Guide To Retirement Village And Nursing Home Contracts

Whether it's for yourself or a loved one, moving into a retirement village or nursing home is a big step. If all goes well, and…

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Rose Lawyers on 12 September 2016

Property Settlement After A Relationship Breakdown

People often search for "divorce lawyers for men" and "divorce lawyers for women" because they're concerned about how the court is going to treat their…

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Rose Lawyers on 26 August 2016

What Happens To Superannuation In A Separation?

Saving for retirement should be a priority for all working Australians. Everyone wants to be able to maintain their lifestyle and enjoy their retirement. That's…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 August 2016

Should You Use A Testamentary Trust Will?

Ensuring that your assets are going to be protected when you're no longer around is an important concern for many people. Protecting your estate is…

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Rose Lawyers on 15 August 2016

What Happens To Your Inheritance If You Get Separated?

Whether you're married or in a de facto relationship, separating from your partner is never easy. And when it comes to dividing the property and…

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Rose Lawyers on 10 August 2016

What Is A Part IV Application?

Contesting a Will is never easy, but sometimes it is necessary. Here is our guide to contesting a Will with a Part IV Application. What…

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Rose Lawyers on 2 August 2016

What Happens When You Default On A Loan And Have A Guarantor?

A loan is a large and important financial commitment. When you are unable to continue meeting that commitment, there can be significant ramifications. If you…

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Rose Lawyers on 20 July 2016

Checklist For Lodging A Survivorship Application

Whether they are a family member or a business partner, the death of someone with whom you jointly own property is a difficult time. You…

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Rose Lawyers on 7 July 2016

Legal Advice For Property Subdivision In Victoria

Subdividing a property can be an excellent investment strategy, no matter what the scale of your planned development is. Whether you're planning to build two…

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Rose Lawyers on 5 July 2016

What Is A Section 173 Agreement?

People often believe that 'my home is my castle', and that they can do whatever they want with their property. However, this usually is not…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 June 2016

What Is A Section 103 Application?

One of the most important documents you can possess is the Certificate of Title for your property. That's why it's essential that all the details…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 June 2016

Section 52 Disputes And Advice

When you buy a small business, you need to know exactly what it is you're paying for and what it's worth. This information is disclosed…

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Rose Lawyers on 14 June 2016

What Is A Disability Trust Will?

Taking care of a family member with a severe disability is a primary concern for many Australians. For some people, it even requires providing around…

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Rose Lawyers on 9 June 2016

How To Transfer A Commercial Lease

Your commercial lease is one of the most important documents in your business life. It's also one of the largest financial commits you can make,…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 May 2016

What Is A Property Guarantee?

Taking out a loan is a very large and important financial commitment, and so is guaranteeing a loan for someone else. There can be significant…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 May 2016

What Is Adverse Possession?

Does the physical boundary of your property match up with the title boundary? Making sure that the fence line is where it is supposed to…

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Rose Lawyers on 13 May 2016

What Type Of Lawyer Do I Need When Going To Court For Criminal Charges?

Criminal law is a very specialised and important area of law. If you are going to court for criminal charges, you could be facing imprisonment…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 April 2016

10 Common Commercial Disputes And Advice

Commercial disputes can be a difficult area to navigate, especially when you want to preserve a professional relationship with the other party. You will need…

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Rose Lawyers on 11 April 2016

Selecting The Right Family Lawyer

Relationships, children, and finances are a complicated mix. This is what makes family law an area that is best handled with care and sensitivity. Finding…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 March 2016

How To Set Up A Family Trust

Family trusts can provide a great deal of financial benefits, but setting up a family trust is not entirely straightforward. You’ll likely need to seek…

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Rose Lawyers on 22 February 2016

Child Custody Advice

The end of a relationship is always a difficult time in a person's life, doubly so when there are children involved. In these cases, it's…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 February 2016

What Is Mediation In Law?

Whether it's a financial dispute with a family member or civil dispute with a neighbour, there are many ways in which legal disputes can arise.…

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Rose Lawyers on 27 January 2016

What You Need To Know When Facing Criminal Charges

If you're facing criminal charges, it means that the State or Commonwealth has brought an action against you. Seeking immediate legal advice is the most…

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Rose Lawyers on 22 January 2016

What Is A Litigation Lawyer?

A beginner's guide to litigation Dealing with legal disputes and litigation can often be a difficult and stressful time in a person's life. But the…

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Rose Lawyers on 21 December 2015

Tips To Finding A Good Home Loan

Landing in the property market can be a challenging task. There are many moving parts when it comes to purchasing property, and the checklist can seem…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 December 2015

Purchasing A Business Checklist

10 Things that are important when purchasing a business: Purchasing a business is a difficult and sometimes daunting task. There are many things to consider before…

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Rose Lawyers on 16 December 2015

Breach Of Contract Examples

Involved in a breach of contract? Here are some common examples and advice from lawyers We all want to trust the people that we do…

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Rose Lawyers on 30 September 2015

Tenant And Landlord Disputes

Renting? Here are some common problems and how to solve them We all dream of our ideal renting world: the Tenant who always pays on…

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Rose Lawyers on 8 September 2015

Fencing Disputes

The humble fence can be the source of a lot of neighbourly tension. A shared row of wooden palings or sheet metal can turn a…

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Rose Lawyers on 26 August 2015

Neighbour Disputes

Everybody needs good neighbours. But sometimes, a barking dog or rogue recycling bin can be enough to ignite Ramsay Street-style drama. Squabbles on the street…

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Rose Lawyers on 24 June 2015

How To Find The Best Business Lawyer For You

“It's the vibe of the thing, your Honour.” When Darryl Kerrigan -- the hero of the movie ‘The Castle’ -- travels to the High Court…

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Rose Lawyers on 22 May 2015

A Guide To Intervention Orders (IVOs)

An Intervention Order, sometimes called an IVO or AVO, is an order made by a magistrate to protect a person from the actions of another.…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 May 2015

Contesting A Will

Introduction A Will is the legal document that states what you want to happen with your assets in the event of your death. Your Will contains…

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Rose Lawyers on 15 May 2015

Going Through Divorce

The process of Divorce is not a simple matter of filling out a form and getting on with your life. In addition to being separated…

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Rose Lawyers on 20 April 2015

What Is A Simple Will?

A Will is Your Legacy. Have you ever considered what will happen when you are gone? Who will attend your funeral and what might they…

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Rose Lawyers on 26 March 2015

Purchase of land FAQ

If You're Not Sure Where to Start, Start With Us. Buying property is exciting. The best way to make this process an enjoyable one is to…

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Rose Lawyers on 26 March 2015

Conveyancing Glossary Of Terms

There is A Lot To Know. We Make It Easy For You. To help you during this process, we have complied a list of the…

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Rose Lawyers on 23 February 2015

A Guide To Commercial Leasing

A Commercial Lease is the legal document which sets out the rights and responsibilities of both landlord and tenant of a commercial premises (i.e. a premises…

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Rose Lawyers on 23 February 2015

What Is A Binding Financial Agreement?

While making financial arrangements that prepare for the event of a break-up may seem cynical, it could save you a lot of heart- and wallet-ache should…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 February 2015

What Is A Business Partnership

Every Relationship Needs Rules of Conduct Starting your own business is scary enough. If you don’t have a roadmap for your business venture, then you’re…

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Rose Lawyers on 5 February 2015

What Does A Conveyancer Do?

Conveyancing is the branch of law that deals with the transfer and ownership of property. A conveyancer, as such, is someone who will act both for…

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Rose Lawyers on 5 February 2015

What Is A Section 32?

A Section 32 – actually called a Vendor’s Statement – is a document provided by the vendor when they decide to sell real property. It is…

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Rose Lawyers on 5 February 2015

What Is A Section 27?

If you’ve felt the need to click into this article, then the thought has probably already crossed your mind: ‘What is with lawyers and numbers? Section…

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2014

What Are Powers Of Attorney?

What would happen if you were suddenly unable to make decisions on your own behalf? Though it’s never something one plans for, is crucially important to…

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Rose Lawyers on 18 December 2014

What Are Letters Of Administration?

Letters of Administration is an Order granted by the Supreme Court which gives a person the legal right to deal with the estate of a deceased…

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Rose Lawyers on 4 December 2014

What Is A Probate?

So, what is a probate? We'll begin with a definition. Probate is the Order made by a Court (in Victoria, this is the Supreme Court of Victoria) that allows Executors…

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Rose Lawyers on 6 November 2014

True Or False Legal Questions

If you have a legal concern, these True or False Questions May Point You in the Right Direction. (image above: Phillip Gallo, Principal at Rose…

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Rose Lawyers on 30 October 2014

Franchise Buying Tips

Before You Buy Into a Franchise, Make Sure You Understand the Agreement We’ll begin with the basics; with the definition of a franchise. Basically, a franchise…

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Rose Lawyers on 1 October 2014

What is a section 52?

You may have heard the term “section 52” thrown around, especially if you are an owner of a business who is looking to sell. It’s…

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Rose Lawyers on 4 June 2004

Financial Agreements Whilst In A Relationship

As it is not a particularly romantic idea, it may not have occurred to you to contact a family lawyer when entering into a long-term…

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