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Rose Lawyers on 20 November 2018

Solicitor vs Lawyer in Australia

Is there a difference between Solicitors and Lawyers? Do you need one? Or both? Find out here ...

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Rose Lawyers on 8 November 2018

Intervention Orders in Victoria

Rose Lawyers helps you understand Intervention Orders: what to do if you have one, how to contest one, and what the consequences are if you breach one ...

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Rose Lawyers on 29 October 2018

Conditional Gift in a Will

Find out more about conditional gifts in a Will with Rose Lawyers ...

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Rose Lawyers on 2 October 2018

Making a List of Assets for Your Will

Discover how to allocate your assets after you die for peace of mind for you and your whole family ...

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Rose Lawyers on 24 September 2018

What is a Bequest in a Will?

Wondering how to show your support for your favourite charity or organisation? A bequest in your Will is an easy way to give a gift after you die ...

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Rose Lawyers on 21 September 2018

What Is a Residuary Clause in a Will?

A Residuary Clause in your Will means that your entire estate is accounted for. Find out more about inserting a Residuary Clause into your Will ...

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Rose Lawyers on 13 September 2018

Going through divorce with children involved

This is a quick guide for anyone going through a divorce or separation with children. Find out what you need to know about parenting arrangements after a split ...

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Rose Lawyers on 27 August 2018

Superannuation and divorce

Discover how to divide superannuation between two parties, and ensure that each person gets what they deserve ...

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Rose Lawyers on 24 August 2018

Divorce and child care rights for fathers

Working out who will care for your children after a split can be tough. This resource goes through some things you will need to consider as a father ...

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Rose Lawyers on 3 August 2018

Breaking a Commercial Lease? Read this first

A short guide on how to break a Commercial Lease early for Victorian businesses ...

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Rose Lawyers on 30 July 2018

Franchising in Australia: what you need to know about franchising laws

Considering franchising in Australia? There are certain legal factors to consider before making the decision. Get legal advice so that you are properly informed of your franchise rights ...

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Rose Lawyers on 27 July 2018

How to Write a Cease and Desist Letter

A cease and desist letter is a simple and straightforward way to assert your personal and professional rights. Stop unwanted behaviour with this easy legal document ...

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Rose Lawyers on 26 July 2018

Separated but living under one roof?

Here's what you need to know if you are separated from your partner but are living under the same roof, but want to submit an Application for Divorce ...

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Rose Lawyers on 25 July 2018

Shareholder Agreements: What you need to include in a two-director company

We've outlined what you need in a new shareholders agreement: you can't leave it to a template. Take a look ...

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Rose Lawyers on 24 July 2018

Issues in divorce settlements and how to manage them

Divorce isn't a decision taken lightly. Here are the issues you might face and advice on when you should talk to a divorce lawyer ...

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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. Here's what should be included in your commercial lease ...

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Rose Lawyers on 15 May 2018

How much should it cost to make a Will?

Your Will ensures your property and assets are distributed according to your wishes when you die. Make sure you have an up to date and accurate Will in place ...

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Rose Lawyers on 11 May 2018

Guardianship Power of Attorney

Your Power of Attorney will ensure that the person you trust will be there to care for you when you need it most ...

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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. Here's what you need to know ...

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Rose Lawyers on 3 April 2018

Changes to Intestacy Laws in Victoria

Intestacy laws in Victoria changed in November 2017. We explain what's different and how intestacy law effects you now ...

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Rose Lawyers on 27 March 2018

Understanding Financial Power of Attorneys

Having a Financial Power of Attorney in place will give you the peace of mind that a person you trust will be taking care of things ...

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Rose Lawyers on 22 March 2018

Your guide to drafting business terms and conditions

Avoid disputes, manage risks, and find out why the fine print is so important for your small business ...

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2017

What are the duties of directors in a company?

What are the primary responsibilities and duties of a company director? This article covers the do's and don'ts of being a director of a company ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 December 2017

The legal benefits of marriage

Do you know your legal rights in your relationship? Find out what the difference is between de facto and married partnerships. Read more here ...

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Rose Lawyers on 1 December 2017

Title insurance for home buyers

Buying a property is a big financial commitment. Make sure you're protected for the life of your purchase with title insurance. Read about it here ...

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Rose Lawyers on 30 November 2017

What to do when your neighbour’s tree is a nuisance

Don’t grab the axe just yet. There are some things you need to know before you head down to the garden shed and remove your neighbours tree ...

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Rose Lawyers on 17 November 2017

What to do about your noisy neighbour

Noise from next door is a common source of neighbourly feuds. How should you approach the situation and what are your other options if the first steps fail? Find out here ...

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Rose Lawyers on 6 November 2017

A guide to commercial disputes

Know your options. If you think you may need to engage in a commercial dispute, it helps to have Rose Lawyers on your side. With over 35 years of experience, we can handle your commercial dispute ...

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Rose Lawyers on 20 October 2017

What is a constructive trust?

A constructive trust can be hard to understand as it is different to other trusts. Let Rose Lawyers explain what a constructive trust is in simpler terms. Read about the types of scenarios here ...

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Rose Lawyers on 11 October 2017

How do prenups work and why should I get one?

Considering a prenup? Rose Lawyers can help you understand how and why a Binding Financial Agreement could benefit you should the unexpected occur ...

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Rose Lawyers on 25 September 2017

The difference between Simple and Complex Wills

Choosing whether to prepare a Simple Will or Complex Will can be difficult to decide. Let Rose Lawyers help you determine the best one for your scenario, with professional and qualified advice ...

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Rose Lawyers on 19 September 2017

Your Guide to Business Structures

As you start your new business, it is important to consider what direction you want to head in. Let Rose Lawyers help you decide which business structure is right for your start-up ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 September 2017

Selling a Franchise: What paperwork do I need to prepare?

Selling a franchise is both exciting and overwhelming. When you need assistance with paperwork and legal advice, call Rose Lawyers. We’ll help you set up the paperwork you need to sell your franchis ...

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Rose Lawyers on 5 September 2017

How to choose a lawyer for your small business

There are countless of legal issues you may not be aware of in running a small business. Find out the most important questions to ask on your hunt for a small business lawyer. ...

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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 it's important to find a skilled conveyancer - you'll only know this if you ask them these six questions. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 24 July 2017

Why flat fee conveyancing will cost you more than you think

What are the hidden costs of fixed conveyancing rates? Paying a flat fee might sound great, but you might end up paying more than you think. ...

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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

What you need to know about the sale of your business

Selling a business can be a very difficult and stressful process. Whether you're planning your retirement or your next business venture, you need everything to go smoothly. ...

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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 and paperwork can be very complicated and confusing. ...

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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 very successful. However, if you have a falling out with your partner or they breach the Partnership Agreement, things can go wrong very quickly. ...

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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. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 1 May 2017

What is a Notary Public?

Are you looking for a Notary Public in Melbourne? A Notary Public is not the same as a Justice of the Peace, make you get the correct services for legal documents ...

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Rose Lawyers on 17 March 2017

Who Should I Nominate as Power of Attorney?

Choosing your Attorney is a very important decision and it's not always easy. The person you choose will have a great deal of decision making power as well difficult responsibilities. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 16 March 2017

8 Things to Consider in Your Will

You know you need to write your Will, so here are eight things you need to consider when you're getting started. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 19 January 2017

Do you need a Business Partnership for Husband and Wife Businesses?

Having a formal Business Partnership Agreement may not be romantic, but it's the best way to protect your relationship from the stress of running a business together ...

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Rose Lawyers on 22 December 2016

Preparing Complex Wills

When you have significant assets, multiple trusts, or conditional bequests, creating a Will can become a very complex and difficult process ...

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2016

Transfer of Land Checklist

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

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Rose Lawyers on 14 December 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Business Partnerships

This guide will give you an overview of the key benefits of entering into a Business Partnership, the steps involved in setting one up, and important considerations you need to make along the way ...

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Rose Lawyers on 7 December 2016

What is a Business Partnership Agreement?

A Business Partnership Agreement is a binding document which formalises the rights and obligations of two or more people who are going into business together as partners ...

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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 can help you ...

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Rose Lawyers on 7 November 2016

When do I Need a Will?

Preparing a Will ensures that your property and assets will be distributed in the manner of your choosing and you'll likely make the process a lot easier for your loved ones ...

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Rose Lawyers on 12 October 2016

A Guide to Retirement Village and Nursing Home Contracts

Entering a retirement village is a large financial commitment, so it's essential that you fully understand the contract and the costs involved ...

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Rose Lawyers on 12 September 2016

Property Settlement after a Relationship Breakdown

Ideally, both party will get everything that they're entitled to when they go through a divorce, but it may require compromises from both sides and legal assistances ...

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Rose Lawyers on 26 August 2016

What Happens to Superannuation in a Separation?

Superannuation is one of your most important assets; everyone needs to protect their retirement after all. That's why it's essential that you protect your super when you go through a separation ...

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Rose Lawyers on 19 August 2016

Should You Use a Testamentary Trust Will?

Using a Testamentary Trust Will is more complicated than a standard Will, but there are many benefits that you can take advantage of to provide for your loved ones ...

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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 assets, things can go from bad to worse ...

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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 under a Part IV Application ...

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Rose Lawyers on 2 August 2016

What Happens When You Default on a loan and have a Guarantor?

If you have needed a guarantor to get your loan approved, then defaulting will become even more difficult and stressful ...

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Rose Lawyers on 20 July 2016

Checklist for Lodging a Survivorship Application

Filling out legal paperwork is probably the last thing on your mind, but you will still need to complete a survivorship application if you jointly owned property with your deceased partner ...

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Rose Lawyers on 7 July 2016

Legal Advice for Property Subdivision in Victoria

To get the most out of your investment, you'll want everything to go as smoothly as possible. Your lawyer will guide you through the process and help you understand everything that's involved ...

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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 the case ...

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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 in the Section 52 Statement ...

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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 on the title are correct and accurate ...

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Rose Lawyers on 14 June 2016

What is a Disability Trust Will?

If your disabled family member is dependant upon you for their care, you need to ensure that they will be well looked after if you're not 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, so it's essential that all the details are correct ...

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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 ...

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Rose Lawyers on 24 May 2016

What is Adverse Possession?

Is the boundary of your property where you think it is? Making sure that the fence line is where it is supposed to be is an issue that's potentially worth thousands of dollars ...

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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 area of law. If you are going to court for criminal charges, you could be facing imprisonment or a fine, so getting the right kind of representation is vital ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 March 2016

How to Set Up a Family Trust

Family trusts can provide many financial benefits, but setting up a family trust is not entirely straightforward. This guide will provide you with enough information to get started ...

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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. It's important to arrange child custody with as little stress as possible ...

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Roselaw on 19 February 2016

What is Mediation in Law?

There are countless ways in which legal disputes can arise and a few different options for resolving them. One option that is almost always worth trying before other methods is mediation ...

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Rose Lawyers on 27 January 2016

What You Need to Know When Facing Criminal Charges

Seeking immediate legal advice is the most important thing you can do if you have been charged with an offence or expect to be charged ...

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Rose Lawyers on 22 January 2016

What is a Litigation Lawyer?

There are many options when it comes to litigation and finding the right lawyer can be stressful, especially if you aren't a legal expert! Here's our guide to finding the right lawyer for you ...

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Rose Lawyers on 21 December 2015

Tips to Finding a Good Home Loan

Looking into property? Then you'll also be looking into your home loan options. Check out some of these tips to finding a suitable home loan for you ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 December 2015

Purchasing a Business Checklist

What do you need to consider when purchasing a business? Here's our checklist of 10 things you can't overlook ...

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Rose Lawyers on 16 December 2015

Breach of Contract Examples

Involved in a breach of contract? It can be difficult to deal with, here we look at some common examples and how to handle them ...

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Rose Lawyers on 30 September 2015

Tenant and Landlord Disputes

Troublesome Tenants? Lazy Landlords? Here we discuss how to deal with Tenant and Landlord disputes ...

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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. Take a look at how to minimise the stress and cost of a fencing dispute ...

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Rose Lawyers on 26 August 2015

Neighbour Disputes

Got a nuisance neighbour? Here's our advice on how to get the best result from disputes with your neighbours - including the laws that cover some common issues ...

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Rose Lawyers on 24 June 2015

How to Find the Best Business Lawyer for You

Business law is as deep as it is wide. Finding the right business lawyer can be a tricky task. Follow these tips to ensure you find a firm that is right for you ...

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Rose Lawyers on 22 May 2015

A Guide to Intervention Orders

An Intervention Order, or IVO, is an order made by a Magistrate to protect someone from the actions of another. Find out what is involved, who can apply and if you need a Lawyer ...

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Rose Lawyers on 21 May 2015

Going Through Divorce

A Divorce can be an emotional and stressful time. This article helps untangle what's involved, and how long a Divorce will take ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 May 2015

Contesting a Will

What happens when a Will is unfair? Some people are able to apply to contest a Will. Find out more ...

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Rose Lawyers on 21 March 2017

What is Intestacy?

What happens if you die without leaving a Will? This is called Intestacy and it can make things complicated for the loved ones you leave behind. Find out the best how to avoid this situation ...

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Rose Lawyers on 20 April 2015

What is a Simple Will?

A Simple Will can seem far from simple. Find out what you need to know when producing this important document ...

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Rose Lawyers on 26 March 2015

Conveyancing Glossary of Terms

Trying to understand conveyancing can feel like learning a new language. We have complied a list of common terms used in conveyancing. No legalese, no jargon. Just plain English ...

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Rose Lawyers on 26 March 2015

Purchase of Land FAQ

Purchasing land? You probably have questions. Lots of them. Stop feeling lost and start getting answers. Check out some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to purchasing land ...

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Rose Lawyers on 23 February 2015

What is a Binding Financial Agreement?

While we’d never begin a relationship planning for the end, break-ups aren’t uncommon. A Binding Financial Agreement is a practical step to ensure your future security should the unexpected occur. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 23 February 2015

A Guide to Commercial Leasing

A Commercial Lease sets out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and commercial tenants in relation to one another. Before signing, make sure you know what you should aim for in negotiations. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 5 February 2015

What is a Section 27?

Section 27 is a term used in real estate, relating to the early release of deposit money to the vendor. However, this is not appropriate in all cases. So, what is a Section 27 and when can you use it? ...

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Rose Lawyers on 5 February 2015

What is a Section 32?

A Section 32 - actually known as a Vendor's Statement - must be prepared by the Vendor of real property prior to signing the Contract. Learn more about what a Vendor's Statement needs to contain and t ...

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Rose Lawyers on 5 February 2015

What Does a Conveyancer Do?

While hiring a conveyancer during the transfer of property isn't a legal obligation, their experience and expertise are valuable things to have on your side. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 19 December 2014

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, it could be extremely valuable to think about who you would like to act ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 December 2014

What are Letters of Administration?

Letters of Administration is an Order issued by the relevant Supreme Court which gives an Administrator the legal right to administer a deceased person’s estate. Letters of Administration must be ...

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Rose Lawyers on 4 December 2014

What is a Probate?

What is probate, when & why you need it, & who can apply. Read answers from our professional lawyers ...

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Rose Lawyers on 6 November 2014

True or False Legal Questions

True or false legal questions answered by the experts at Rose Law. Click here to get the facts ...

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Rose Lawyers on 30 October 2014

Franchise Buying Tips

Thinking of buying into a franchise? This is a 'must read' with free advice from our professional lawyers. Make an informed decision ...

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Rose Lawyers on 1 October 2014

What is a section 52?

What is a section 52? And when would you need one? Read answers from our professional lawyers in our Section 52 guide ...

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Rose Lawyers on 18 February 2015

What is a Business Partnership

Like romantic relationships, Business Partnerships rely on ongoing goodwill. And like romantic relationships, sometimes they go sour. Without a legal agreement, your rights are at risk. ...

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Rose Lawyers on 4 June 2014

Financial Agreements whilst in a Relationship

Here’s a secret Disney doesn’t tell you: In many cases, ensuring your happily-ever-after requires a Binding Financial Agreement ...

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