Quick Chat Wills Series – “Appointing a Guardian”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Beth Grant from Grant Legal as we discuss topics relevant to Wills. This is the third episode in a five part series that covers – Appointing a Guardian Beth Grant is […]

Quick Chat Divorce & Separation Series -“You have separated, what now?

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Monica Blizzard from KHQ Lawyers as we discuss topics relevant to Divorce and Separation. This is the second episode in a four part series that covers – You have separated, […]

Quick Chat Wills Series – “Nominating a executor for your Will”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Beth Grant from Grant Legal as we discuss topics relevant to Wills. This is the second episode in a five part series that covers – Nominating a executor for your […]

Quick Chat Divorce & Separation Series – “Are you thinking of separating?”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Monica Blizzard from KHQ Lawyers as we discuss topics relevant to Divorce and Separation. This is the first episode in a four part series that covers – Are you thinking […]

Quick Chat Wills Series – “Why are Wills important?”

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Quick Chat series involves a quick talk with a Legally Yours Lawyer for their expert legal advice on topics that matter. This series features Beth Grant from Grant Legal as we discuss topics relevant to Wills. This is the first episode in a five part series that covers – Why are Wills important? Beth […]

Legally Yours hosts a Family Law Forum in Melbourne

Reading Time: 3 minutesLegally Yours recently partnered with Karen Hodgkins Filmmaker for an open forum about family law. Moderated by Judi Rotstein, renowned Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and Mediator, our panellist of family law experts and professionals discussed the current state of the family law system and how the professions can work together in the future to achieve […]

Lawyers in Conflict Resolution – James Matthies from Matthies Lawyers

Reading Time: 1 minutesGet to know Legally Yours member, James Matthies, from Matthies Lawyers Karen Finch, CEO of Legally Yours, recently sat down with James Matthies from Matthies Lawyers. For more information on James’ legal expertise and what makes him right for the Legally Yours marketplace, watch our quick Q & A video. Need debt collection, insolvency,  family […]

Grandparents’ Rights under the Family Law Act

Reading Time: 3 minutesGrandparents are playing a greater role in many families, often due to the high cost of childcare and increasing rates of divorce.  But what happens when a grandparent is refused time with their grandchild or wishes to assume full care of a child?  What are grandparents’ rights in these circumstances? What the law says The […]

When A One Night Stand Results in Motherhood

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhat would do you do when you have an unplanned pregnancy?  What are your rights as a mother, and what are the obligations of an unwilling father? If you know who the father is and have advised him of the pregnancy, but he is unwilling to be an active parent, you still have options to […]

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Value: am I getting it from my litigation lawyer?

Reading Time: 2 minutesEvery director or general counsel responsible for managing litigation is tasked with achieving better outcomes for less. In essence, the task is to achieve better value for your company’s litigation spend. However, you can’t achieve better value without an objective sense of what value looks like – how do I know when I am getting good value […]

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The Difference Between A Property Solicitor and A Conveyancer

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo what is the difference between a property solicitor and a conveyancer? Now that’s a question we’re often asked, and rightly so. It can be confusing when you’re offered what seems to be the same service by two different professionals. Basically, every time a property changes hands the process is called conveyancing, and conveyancing can be done […]

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Understanding Binding Financial Agreements & Prenups

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat is a Binding Financial Agreement? A Binding Financial Agreement is legal agreement used by married or de facto couples to determine how their property and financial resources shall be divided in the event of a separation or divorce. Binding Financial Agreements (sometimes referred to as ‘pre-nups’ or ‘pre-nuptial agreements) can be entered into at […]