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Terms of Trade agreement: Why every business should have one

By |2022-05-03T05:08:17+00:00May 15th, 2022|Publications|

Commonly, businesses supply products or services without formal agreements. Typically, experienced business lawyers see disputes occur when the terms of the transaction are not clearly outlined in writing. Avoid misinterpretations and disputes by providing customised, written Terms of Trade at the beginning of your transaction. Terms of Trade explained Terms of Trade outline the scope [...]

Things you need to know before you sign a commercial lease

By |2022-03-30T00:46:46+00:00April 26th, 2022|Uncategorised|

You may find yourself considering leasing a commercial property for your business. Without a doubt, a commercial lease is a significant commitment for a business owner. The long-term nature and financial obligations of commercial leases are two reasons they should be thoroughly understood before you sign.  Commercial lease reviews Often commercial leases can be straightforward. [...]

Update your Will before it’s too late!

By |2022-03-29T23:43:35+00:00April 16th, 2022|Publications|

A Will and Testament outlines your wishes for your estate (your assets and property) after you pass on. Even though we all eventually will pass on, we often find people put off updating their Will (or worse don’t draft a Will at all) because they think drafting a Will should be done once. However, life [...]

4 reasons your Geelong business needs a business lawyer

By |2022-02-28T01:04:03+00:00March 30th, 2022|Publications|

As a business owner, you need the right advice and the right people behind you to ensure the success of your business. One professional, small business owners tend to overlook engaging with is a business lawyer.  Business lawyers have the legal expertise and knowledge to protect you and your business. There are many legal issues [...]

Selling your business? You need a commercial lawyer!

By |2022-03-01T02:33:34+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Publications|

You’ve put a lot of effort into creating and growing your business. So when you go to step down or sell it outright you deserve to be rewarded for your hard work. The key to maximising your potential profit from selling your business? A commercial lawyer.   Selling a business in Geelong Undoubtedly, selling a business [...]

How property lawyers help first time home buyers

By |2022-02-08T00:31:15+00:00February 25th, 2022|Publications|

Getting advice from a property lawyer can make a difference when purchasing your first home.  First-time homebuyers  Buying a home can be intimidating. You need to determine what you can borrow, factor in added upfront costs, and check if you are eligible for grants or concessions. All this before you even begin your search! Then [...]

Legal Advice for Contesting a Will

By |2022-02-08T00:09:28+00:00February 17th, 2022|Publications|

Contesting a Will while grieving the loss of a loved one can be difficult as it may put you at odds with other family members. However, if you have been left out of a Will or feel you haven’t been adequately provided for, you need to contest the Will quickly as Victoria has strict timelines [...]

Avoiding business insolvency or liquidation: Is it possible?

By |2021-12-21T02:28:16+00:00January 25th, 2022|Publications|

Insolvency occurs when you are unable to pay your business debts when they are due.  As insolvency lawyers in Geelong, we notice that there tend to be warning signs that your business may be insolvent. Whilst, insolvency isn’t always avoidable, there are a few things you can do to try to turn your business around [...]

Property settlements after a separation

By |2021-12-21T01:55:39+00:00January 21st, 2022|Publications|

Whether you are married or de facto, you may find yourself dealing with property settlements if you separate. How do you split property after separation? There is no mathematical formula for dividing property between parties. Every relationship situation is unique, so property settlement splits reflect this.  There are four common steps to working out a [...]

Separated families: Parenting arrangements for holidays

By |2021-12-02T05:21:10+00:00December 27th, 2021|Uncategorised|

For a separated family, Christmas and summer holidays can be stressful. Determining the parenting arrangements for holidays can feel like you are under siege. Whether you are on amicable terms or not, arranging where your children will spend holidays should be done well in advance.    Considerations for Christmas parenting arrangement negotiations It might sound simple but [...]

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