24 April 2017

Meet Margot and Rob

You have already met Margot, and to a lesser extent Rob, in the previous scenario we posted.  Let’s take that same scenario, but this time, they have been living as de facto spouses, blissfully happy, for a decade. Frankly, neither of them thought they could find such happiness that late in life, but frankly, we […]

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17 April 2017

Meet Margot. The latest to meet as part of our Scenario Series

Meet Margot.  Actually, that’s not her real name, but we shall call her that. Margot is 70, recently divorced and has been seeing a man called Rob for a few months.  They are considering moving in together, into Margot’s large house in the Western Suburbs.  Margot has three adult children from her first marriage, and […]

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12 April 2017

How to avoid a ‘commercial divorce’ killing your business

How is your business like a marriage? What happens when the business owners decide to part ways or if one business owner is forced to sell their portion of the business due to personal issues? Unfortunately, I see many business owners who have gone into business with a friend on a handshake deal and have […]

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11 April 2017

BFA in place? Then watch this space.

This could be a game changer. Why is Thorne v Kennedy (2017) HCA Trans 54 so important? On March 10th this year, Justices Keane and Edelman granted special leave for this matter to be heard. It is expected that the matter will be heard by the High Court at its earliest in June. This case […]

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4 April 2017

Behind the scenes today

Behind the scenes today in the office – watch for a piece on Channel 7’s Sun night news here in Perth and a piece in Monday’s West Australian on a key estate planning question we’re asked all the time and our advice on how to make it work

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