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 […]

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New SA legislation in force to deal with commercial rent issues arising from COVID-19.

We imagine that the SA Small Business Commissioner is about to get even busier! New SA legislation addressing commercial (as well as residential) tenancies has been introduced. Measures provided for during the current prescribed period include: Preventing a lessor from taking any prescribed action against a lessee suffering financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic (e.g. termination […]

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