What to do when debts are overdue

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In small to medium business, cash flow is a major priority, and when invoices, debts and loans are not being paid, overdue debts can instigate a flow-on effect that can leave your business and reputation in the wind. What to do when a debt or loan becomes overdue depends mostly on how long overdue it […]

Do You Love Your Builder?

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But more importantly, does your builder love you? The building industry has become a legalistic minefield in recent times. We constantly see the differing views of what the “builder / home owner” relationship should entail, and how to effectively convey this in your building contract, so that both parties are working together to build your […]

Elder Abuse and Power of Attorney

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Have you (or someone you know) made a Power of Attorney (POA) and are now uncomfortable with it? Do you know of anyone who may be abusing (or being abused by) their power under a POA? In the recent case of Cohen NSWSC 336, the poorly drafted POA gave the Attorney unnecessarily wide powers to confer benefits […]

Calculating the cost of buying a house

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The cost of buying a house is likely to be one of the largest sums of money you will spend, but what about all those extra expenses that might not have crossed your mind? Buying property is a big step, whether you are a first-time buyer or onto your fourth purchase. While you will be […]