Family Law – Divorce and Children

Divorce doesn’t always have to be messy. Under the Family Law Act 1975 obtaining a divorce is usually straightforward but if there are young children involved then all of this can change. Before a Court makes a divorce order it has to be satisfied that proper arrangements have been made…

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Don’t Roll the Dice – Make sure you have a Will

We live in a time of on-line gambling – the opportunities to gamble on almost any sporting event or happening around the World are virtually limitless. So, with all the gambling opportunities which confront us each and every day, why gamble with the future of your family and loved ones….

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Are You Your Client’s Banker?

Long gone are the are the days of the 30 day account. Now it’s 7 days and a quick follow up as creditor to make sure that cash-flow remains king. New tax arrangements require adherence to one touch pay-roll – money up front for the ATO and no excuses please….

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Don’s Dynamite – March 2019

Well the Dynamite set out with the best of intent to be positive and thoughtful during 2019. But it’s really hard to stick to a plan when we see events unfolding which really need comment and which require admonition. We’ve all seen the tragedy unfolding of Lawyer X in Melbourne….

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Keeping Up to Date – Electronic Settlements

PEXA For Real Estate Agents and Lawyers, a revolution is taking place – well at least in the area of settlements for real property. Electronic settlements are being introduced across Australia and Queensland will be part of the process, probably by the end of this year. Like most things new,…

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Buying a Business – The Contract

Last month we looked at some of the essential considerations, particularly GST when contemplating the sale or purchase of a business. Let’s now look at some of the contract requirements for the sale and purchase of a Business. As mentioned last month, most businesses are bought and sold under the…

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Separation – Does it Affect My Will?

The simple answer is a resounding ‘YES’. So, if things haven’t been going too well on the home front lately – in fact you might even be thinking about separating from your partner, then don’t overlook that most important of all documents – your Will. Almost half of all marriages…

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40 Years a Hervey Bay Solicitor

Gayler De Vere Legal is founded on the long-term involvement in the Hervey Bay community of its principal Don Gayler. A desire to return to the country saw Don re-locate to the Hervey Bay / Maryborough region in November, 1980 and he commenced practice in his own right in February,…

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Don’s Dynamite – Welcome to 2019

Welcome to 2019 – a year that will bring all that we want to achieve and at a pace that allows us time for all those family activities and pursuits that quite often take second place to more pressing issues. The Dynamite wants to start 2019 on a promising and…

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