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Pre-nups: changes make things easier

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 22 2009

Changes to the law relating to binding financial agreements (BFA) between spouses and de-facto parties have been made to make them easier to enter into and more binding

Council goes down

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 24 2009

The failure of the Lorne Foreshore Committee to fence a steep embankment connecting a road with the beach in Lorne was held to breach its duty of care

Scrag fight

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 24 2009

An all in brawl erupted at a New Years Eve event at a reception centre after two women on the dance-floor got into a fight over a cigarette

Booze at own risk

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 24 2009

In a landmark decision of the High Court, a hotel publican has escaped liability for the death of an intoxicated patron

Ding Ding

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 24 2009

In our June 2008 edition of Insurable Interest, we reported on a case involving a negligent motorist who collided with a tram

Changes to the Family Law Act (1975) - important information for de facto couples

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • May 21 2010

There have been some important changes to the Family Law Act (The Act) concerning domestic couples (de facto couples

Dumb mum

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • May 31 2011

The plaintiff allowed her 11-year-old son to park her car in the family garage

Slippery when wet

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 31 2011

Following three days of heavy rain, a dam on a farm overflowed causing water to pool on the adjacent Riverina Highway

Shouldn't have known better

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 25 2011

The plaintiff, a 16-year-old learner driver, suffered serious injuries when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving through a bend, colliding with a tree

Uneasy rider

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 25 2011

A cyclist was riding on a footpath, having moved from the road to avoid the intimidating driving and harassing conduct from passengers of an approaching vehicle