If you’re going through a separation or divorce, sorting out your financial affairs is often one of the biggest challenges. You want to make sure… Read More »Binding Financial Agreement vs Consent Orders
In certain situations, police have the right to conduct such a search, even if they don’t have a warrant to do so. If a police… Read More »Powers to Search – When can the Police Search You If They Don’t Have a Warrant?
Safe Night Precincts (SNPs) were introduced as a Queensland Government initiative to address violence and anti-social behaviour associated with drinking culture. The reforms restricted trading… Read More »What You Need to Know About Safe Night Precincts and Police Banning Notices
An enduring power of attorney (EPOA) is an important legal document that appoints another person or persons to make crucial life decisions for someone if… Read More »Understanding the Benefits of Creating an Enduring Power of Attorney
Despite the introduction of random breath testing and multiple public safety campaigns, drink driving remains a scourge on Australian roads with around one in four… Read More »Drink Driving and Interlock Devices: When Am I Required to Install One?
In the context of estate planning, you may have heard of the term testamentary trust. In this podcast, PD Law Senior Associate, Elizabeth Smith, explains what testamentary trust is and the circumstances it is often used.
If you have recently separated or contemplating separation and there are children involved, then you’ve likely come across the term parental responsibility. In this podcast, PD Law Senior Associate and Family Lawyer, Elizabeth Smith, discusses what you need to know about parental responsibility in Australian Family Law.
The break-up of a marriage or de facto relationship is naturally one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Apart from dealing with… Read More »How Do We Get to a Just and Equitable Division of Assets in a Family Law Property Settlement?