NSW’s controversial Surety Bond Scheme terminated after being deemed ‘unlawful’

NSW’s controversial Surety Bond Scheme terminated after being deemed ‘unlawful’

The NSW government’s controversial surety bond scheme has been scrapped after a court last week deemed it unlawful. The scheme was introduced last year to protect Trustee & Guardian’s (TAG) clients from being “ripped off” by family members who were managing their...
Did you know that we offer Public Notary services?

Did you know that we offer Public Notary services?

Emma Mead is a Notary Public and can assist you in a range of services. An Australian Notary Public is a public officer, usually a practising solicitor, who has been appointed ­ by a State or Territory Supreme Court to perform a range of functions. You may have heard...

Are you prepared for trouble while travelling overseas?

Recent events in Bali have reminded all of us how careful we need to be when travelling overseas. Below is a general list of tips and preparations that may assist if you do get into trouble whilst abroad: Know the law – each country you are visiting has their own laws...

Essential Information For Preparing Your Will, Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardian Documents

Are you preparing a Will, Power of Attorney or Enduring Guardian? When preparing a Will, the person leaving their assets is referred to as the Testator. The assets can be identified individually or collectively referred to as ‘the estate’. The key people that you must...