Drafting a Will: 3 reasons why you should have a Wills & Estate lawyer do it

By |2023-03-14T06:42:30+00:00March 14th, 2023|Wills and Estate Lawyers|

Although we don’t like to think about it, none of us last forever. Therefore it’s important to get your affairs in order and create a Will, note how you wish your assets to be distributed after your death, leave instructions for your funeral and ensure your relatives are taken care of in the event of [...]

7 questions to ask your Geelong lawyer

By |2023-09-08T00:37:12+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Uncategorised|

Seeing a lawyer for the first time can be an overwhelming experience. Preparing questions can help make your visit with a Geelong lawyer more effective and meaningful. Take the time to prepare to ensure you have all the information you need to make sound decisions regarding your legal situation.  Questions to ask your lawyer When [...]

What a Geelong property lawyer & conveyancer can do for you

By |2022-09-05T01:12:28+00:00September 27th, 2022|Publications|

Whether a first-time home buyer or potential property investor, you may not be completely clear on what a Geelong property lawyer or conveyancer can do for you as a buyer or seller.  What is conveyancing? The definition of conveyancing is the preparation of documents to move legal ownership of property or land from one owner [...]

Enduring Powers of Attorney/Medical Treatment Decision Maker

By |2022-05-30T23:44:37+00:00June 29th, 2022|Publications|

A Will is a perfect way to outline your wishes after you die. However, an injury or illness may render you unable to make decisions while you are still alive. Thus, you may require someone to make decisions on your behalf. An Enduring Power of Attorney and an appointment of a Medical Treatment Decision Maker [...]

Update your Will before it’s too late!

By |2023-09-08T00:44:53+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 [...]

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 [...]

5 reasons to hire a property lawyer for your property transaction in Victoria

By |2021-12-02T05:21:59+00:00December 14th, 2021|Publications|

Buying and selling property is more than just signing on the dotted line. Title documentation, zoning certificates, property appraisals, and more are all part of the purchasing process. Although you can handle your real estate paperwork yourself, it can be risky unless you understand legal jargon. Involving a property lawyer for your transaction can have a number [...]

Choosing an executor for your will

By |2023-09-08T00:45:37+00:00October 29th, 2021|Publications|

As part of your will, you can choose an executor to deal with your estate upon your death. The role of an executor is to carry out the wishes of the deceased individual as specified in their will. Executor’s duties  The activities an executor can be called upon to do can include but are not [...]

Three key factors to consider when entering into a commercial contract

By |2021-09-30T07:28:23+00:00October 17th, 2021|Publications|

Buying a commercial property, such as an office building, restaurant or warehouse, involves complex contracts. It is imperative you get an experienced property lawyer in Geelong to review your commercial contracts to ensure your interests are protected before you sign. Read on to learn three important factors to consider when entering into a commercial contract [...]

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