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Child maintenance beyond the age of 18 years and childbearing expenses

November 21 2013 So, your child has now reached 18 years of age and there's no more support liability right? Not so quick. The following is a journal article by…

Criminal law: have you been charged with a glassing offence or assault?

January 9 2014 An increase in the prevalence of alcohol-fuelled violence and 'glassing' has prompted authorities to crackdown on this phenomenon, particularly…

Statutory demands (a must read alert)

October 1 2013 "A failure to respond to a statutory demand can have very serious consequences for a company. In particular, it may result in the company being…

Smartphone apps for preparing your will?

November 28 2013 A recent article published by The Courier-Mail writes about a remarkable set of circumstances where the Supreme Court of Queensland recently ruled…

Criminal law: avoid charges of drunk or disorderly conduct this festive season

December 19 2013 With the spotlight on intoxication and violence in Queensland nightclubs and bars police are more likely than ever to be enforcing laws against drunk…

Criminal law: VLAD bikie laws and now the government turns on lawyers

February 10 2014 The recent VLAD laws have received considerable attention by the media and have been widely discussed in the community. Following the introduction of…

Criminal Law: how does a domestic violence protection order work?

February 10 2014 In Queensland the Domestic Violence and Family Protection Act 1989 (Qld) was created to provide protection for victims of abusive or violent…

Criminal law: have you been charged with drink driving?

January 9 2014 Due to the increase in people driving under the influence of alcohol, Queensland Courts are taking a disapproving and serious view of this type of…

Criminal law: how to obtain a restricted licence?

January 9 2014 With the holiday season for most either having ended or about to end, you might be one of the recent people detected and charged with drink driving…

Going away these holidays? Ensure your Will is property drafted!

January 9 2014 Prior to travelling interstate/overseas over the holiday period many people are deciding to prepare a will - as a just-in-case measure - to look after…