New Law

Category: New Law

What is your digital death & afterlife going to look like?

What is your digital death & afterlife going to look like?

Did you know that Facebook has around 300 million accounts belonging to deceased persons and that it is anticipated for this to be in the billions within decades?  This recent article highlights the importance of proper estate planning which considers all necessary aspects in 2020 (Year of the Apocalypse) – including managing your digital grave and […]

Your Best Chance for a Successful Split

Your Best Chance for a Successful Split Black boots on the ground in front of two diverging arrows

We’ve all heard many horror stories about the Family Court like this one, Family law judges at breaking point, going from one ‘horrific’ case to the next. However, the good news is that when you’re facing separation, you don’t necessarily have to be swept up in this sad and frustrating state of affairs. A “successful […]

What is Collaborative Law?

What is Collaborative Law?

an opportunity to do things differently. Collaborative Law is a process of alternative dispute resolution in which parties each appoint specially-trained lawyers and agree to work together to resolve their disputes out of Court. This process brings parties and their lawyers together in a series of round table meetings to facilitate negotiations in a focussed […]

Online court systems and the need for truth and accuracy (including for probate and estate matters)

Online court systems and the need for truth and accuracy (including for probate and estate matters)

New laws commenced yesterday in South Australia creating new criminal offences for entering false or misleading information about certain matters through an electronic court management system (and including providing false instructions to a lawyer or other person assisting with the application). This includes (but is not limited to) information such as: personal identification information contact […]

NEW Video Consultations available with Megan (Meg) McFarlane

NEW Video Consultations available with Megan (Meg) McFarlane

Megan (Meg) McFarlane now provides easy and secure online consultations via Legaler (including free 15-minute initial consultations). In-browser video lets you meet securely face-to-face with Megan. No software downloads or account setups are required. Once you have made an online booking, you will receive an email invite – simply click on “view meeting” in the invite email […]

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