Elder abuse is on the rise!

Recently Scott Lorback and I presented seminars in the Sunshine Coast libraries to inform the public about issues relating to their wills and estates, powers of attorney documents and.

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No more Paper Titles

Although conveyancing in Queensland has been able to slowly filter out the number of paper titles in circulation over the years, up until October 1st there were still plenty.

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Trustee Duties – be sure you are performing all of them?

Fiduciary obligations of a trustee have been considered and addressed by the courts (over many centuries) and more recently within legislation also. They confirm how a trustee should act.

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Can an employee on sick leave be terminated?

The short answer; yes, but in very limited circumstances. The law attempts to strike a balance between appropriate protections for employees being dismissed when they are temporarily unable to.

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I want advice but I just can’t afford the fees?

Often in matrimonial cases there is a difference (sometimes a gulf) between the financial circumstances of one party compared to the other. One party might have accrued assets and.

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Low and middle income tax offset changes now law – But will you get the $$

You will be entitled to some of the low and middle income tax offset if your individual taxable income is less than $126,000. Low and Middle Income Tax Offset.

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Street Smart Seniors – Presentation Slides

Click on the links below to download the presentation slides.  Estate Planning Essentials by Scott Lorback Elder Abuse – The Risks and Dangers by Shane S Ulyatt

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MADE Establishment back-pays workers $7.8 million

George Calombaris’s restaurant group, MADE Establishment Pty Ltd, has back-paid workers $7.8 million in wages and superannuation after entering into a Court-Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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From trainee to Business Manager

Every week in high school we used to get a day off to “study”. For a lot of my fellow classmates this meant going to the beach and hanging.

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What happens to my super when I die?

For most Australians approaching retirement age, superannuation is a significant asset, and for many it is second in value only to their home. Clients are often surprised to learn.

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