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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 […]

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7 Practical Tips When You’re Separating

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen couples separate, it can be a highly emotional time for all involved.  Often simple matters can be overlooked or ignored. Below we have compiled 7 practical tips that people should consider when going through the separation process. 1. Counselling Try and access counselling services as soon as possible. Ideally it would be great for […]

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Separated? 5 Steps to Applying for a Divorce Certificate

Reading Time: 4 minutesFor the majority of separated couples, applying for a Divorce Certificate is the final step in having their marriage formally recognised as dissolved. To apply for a Divorce Certificate, you must be able to show you have been separated in excess of 12 months and there is no reasonable likelihood that you will resume your […]

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Appointed As Executor? What To Do

Reading Time: 4 minutesHave you been nominated as Executor in your next of kin’s Will? Would you know how to fulfil your loved one’s last wishes? Would you know the process of gaining a grant of probate?  How would you go about accessing bank accounts and distributing assets in your loved one’s name? This blog outlines the process […]