E-Alert: Claiming on a small estate? It could cost you

For many years now, the Courts have cautioned that parties engaging in protracted disputes over deceased estates of relatively small value should not assume success [...]

E-alert: A gift or a loan? The perils of giving money to family members

The saying “never mix family and money” rang true in the recent Queensland Court of Appeal decision Berghan & Anor v Berghan.[1]  In this case, [...]

E-alert: Think of the Children: New laws impact the de facto blended family

Recent changes to Queensland’s laws relating to Wills and estates will have significant consequences for de facto couples and their families. The changes give greater [...]