Your Legal Guide to Selling a Property

Your guide to selling a property Selling your property is an exciting milestone, so you’ll want to make sure the process is as smooth as possible. This includes engaging a property lawyer who you cannot only trust but one who have the legal knowledge to protect your best interests. Do I need a property lawyer … Continued

Court rules insurers to pay for COVID-19 business impacts

Has your business been impacted by COVID-19? You may be able to make an insurance claim for business interruption after today. Insurance companies could be forced to pay out thousands of dollars to business who were affected COVID-19. Businesses, who purchased business interruption insurance were previously excluded from making COVID-19 related impact claims. However, today … Continued

5 reasons why you shouldn’t risk a DIY Will

Creating your own will on the internet may seem like a cheap and effective way to get your affairs in order. But in reality, it is not as simple as it seems and there is no substitute for proper advice from a qualified lawyer, no matter how straightforward you think your affairs are. If your … Continued

Budget impact: Family Law

Yesterday (October 6, 2020) the Morrison government delivered its 2020-21 budget, promising significant funding towards family law and family relationship services. We’ve summarised the main takeaways for you and provided our expert comment on these important issues. $2.5m over two years from 2020-21 for federal family law courts to maintain specialised court lists for urgent … Continued

Can a lot owner get away with breaching a body corporate by-law?

Lot owners breaching body corporate by-laws is a common problem that body corporates often face. MBA Lawyers recently solved this problem for a Gold Coast body corporate when it successfully ran one of the first court cases in Queensland which resulted in an administrator being appointed to oversee the demolition of an unapproved established sunroom. … Continued

Insolvency regulations extended: what this means for you

Regulatory changes designed to assist businesses during the economic downturn have been extended until the end of the year. In March this year, federal regulations were passed increasing the time limits for statutory demands and bankruptcy notices for payment from 21 days to six months. The increased time limits were due to expire toward the … Continued