Types of Land Ownership in Australia

One of your primary considerations when purchasing property is the title. In Australia, the type of title a property has will determine how you can use the land. Read the extract below to learn more about land ownership in Australia.  Freehold Title Also known as Torrens Title, this is the most common form of land ownership in Australia. Land with a freehold title belongs to the person whose name appears on the title. Read More 

Tips for Preparing for Child Custody Battle for Divorced Fathers

According to statistics, 80% of full custody cases are won by mothers. The data indicates the reason why most fathers feel intimidated when they step into a courtroom for a custody battle. Knowing that you are less likely to win your custody battle is very frustrating, especially if you want to remain an active participant in your child's life. That said, there are strategies that you can apply during the preparation phase to increase your chances of success. Read More 

How a Conveyancer Helps Sell Your Home

Most people who have thought about buying or selling a property have heard the term 'conveyancing', but they don't always have a clear idea of what exactly conveyancing is or why they need the services of a conveyancing company. What exactly is conveyancing? If you want to buy or sell your home, buy-to-let, remortgage or simply extend the lease on a property then conveyancing will probably be involved. When it comes to buying a property, the conveyancing work will begin once your offer on the property has been accepted. Read More 

Why You Should Let a Wills and Estates Lawyer Write Your Will

As much as you may want to avoid thinking about your mortality, you should keep in mind that life is so unpredictable. Writing a will helps ensure that your property and assets will be distributed according to your final wishes once you've passed on. This can potentially protect those you love and care for from being deprived of a share of your estate once you're no longer around to cater to their well-being. Read More 

How to Pursue a Business Seller Who Was Less Than Forthcoming

If you purchased a business a little while ago, you may have gone through a lengthy process of negotiation with the seller, during which time you were presented with a raft of data to help you come to your conclusion. You may have been given a number of assurances by the seller in relation to the health of the business and may have been told that there were no outstanding debts, other than what may have been disclosed. Read More