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‘It is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer’ — William Blackstone, 1760. Today this sentiment is known as Blackstone’s…

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In 1922 Australian wine-bar owner, Colin Ross, was arrested and executed by hanging for the murder of 12 year-old Alma Tirtschke.  Spoiler alert: Ross…

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In a nutshell, this is the most conventional way to “contest a will” in NSW. A successful family provision claim has the effect of…

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How do you go from an “unwinnable” criminal charge to winning, and having the Police pay your costs? It seems so simple, but people…

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Family Provision Claim Will Wills Estate

We have previously posted several times about Wills and family provision claims. In a nutshell, this is the most conventional way to “contest a…

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"capacity genuine concern welfare NCAT guardianship financial management"

Our work in the area of guardianship and estates in particular shows us time and time again that there are family members out there…

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'sentencing, subjective case, drugs, psychologist'

Over the past few weeks, we’ve had some negative feedback from some of our posts about our results. Understandably, some people were not impressed…

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sexual harassment work

In our experience, most sexual harassment claims are not what you’d expect. More often than not, there hasn’t been any instance of blatant groping…

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