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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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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Buying a Business – Let’s Start the Process

Each year in Australia, an enormous range of business activities are the subject of sales and purchases. What is relevant and perhaps critical to one business might garner very different considerations for another business. For example, the lease of premises in a strategic location for retailing might be critical to…

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Divorce FAQ’s

How long do I need to be separated before I can make application for a divorce? Australia has a no-fault divorce system. What this means is that the behaviour of both parties is not relevant, the only test is that the relationship be irretrievably broken down. One of the indicators…

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Don’s Dynamite Christmas Special 2018

The Dynamite is forward looking – it doesn’t always dwell on the negatives when there are so many positives out there in our bustling community and on the world stage. So the Dynamite is looking forward to 2019 unlike those in the media and our visionary politicians ……….. it’s time…

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