Dividing Marital Assets in a Divorce – how it works

Reading Time: 6 minutesCouples who have been in a genuine de facto relationship for at least 2 years, or couples who have been married, can apply to the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court to have financial matters between them decided following the breakdown of their marriage. Couples who separate and who are unable to agree on […]

Hiring casual employees – a warning issued to employers by the Federal Court

Reading Time: 5 minutesDetermining whether to classify employees as casual or permanent is a significant decision for any employer. When making such a determination, employers must give consideration to the nature and continuity of work to be undertaken by the employee and the viability of paying casual loading – an amount typically 25% higher than an employee’s base […]

Quick Chat Divorce & Separation Series -“Binding Financial Agreements”

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 last episode in a four part series that covers – Binding Financial Agreements. […]

Quick Chat Wills Series – “Appointing Powers of Attorney”

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 last episode in a five part series that covers – Appointing Powers of Attorney Do […]

Quick Chat Divorce & Separation Series -“What is a divorce?”

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 third episode in a four part series that covers – What is a […]

Quick Chat Will Series – “When is it important to update 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 fourth episode in a five part series that covers – When is it important to […]

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 […]