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Do I Need A Property Settlement

When a couple break up often the first question, after the emotional turmoil that usually accompanies a breakup, is do we need to do a property settlement.  While this can occur between parties in any case, by simply splitting assets, the question is more one of do...

Marriage Revokes A Will

Keeping your Will updated is important, especially when there are changing circumstances and particularly when that changing circumstance is your marriage.  The reason for that is a marriage revokes a Will, subject to some exceptions, for any bequests, that is gifts...

Legal Steps To Buying Real Estate

Many people don’t understand the steps involved with purchasing a property, especially in the case they are from another state as each has different procedures.  It is usually an exciting and emotional time when buying, which is often a new home for the family and so...

De Facto Financial Agreements

With the statistics showing the number of marriages in decline it would be safe to assume relationships of a de facto nature are increasing.  The reason for this could be the subject of some debate but I believe the disputes between parties breaking up over who gets...

Co-Ownership Of Land

When you buy real estate your name will be registered on title at the Land Titles office.  If you are buying as individuals, as opposed to a company or other entity, with another person, or other people all names would be on title usually as Tenants in Common. ...

Buying Your First Home

First time buyers of real estate often struggle to get the necessary money together to make a purchase of that first home.  While it pays to know what you are doing at an early stage experience is usually what is lacking when it comes to young people making that...

Auction Purchases

Buying real estate is an emotional experience at the best of times, not only might it be your future home, for many of us it is often the biggest purchase of our life, coupled with an auction the pressure is really on.  Having said that there may still be a bargain...

Apprehended Violence Orders

I have written before about what an Executors role is in a deceased estate but it can still be confusing with many unsure of exactly what they have to do following a persons death.  Obviously the Executor/s are the person/s responsible for seeing the estates assets...

Administering Deceased Estates

I have written before about what an Executors role is in a deceased estate but it can still be confusing with many unsure of exactly what they have to do following a persons death.  Obviously the Executor/s are the person/s responsible for seeing the estates assets...

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