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Splitting Property while Couples are still Married

Is it fair and equitable to both parties to divide their assets and remain married? Usually, couples divide their property between themselves once their relationship has broken down. But in some circumstances, the Family Court can step in and divide a couple’s...

A Video Will – Can That Work?

An 85 year old widow made a formal will on 6 March 2012 with the assistance of her solicitor. Her estate was valued at $930,000. Shortly after making she will, changed her mind. She wanted to provide special legacies to two of her eight children. She felt especially...

Guaranteeing A Loan

Have you ever been asked to guarantee someone’s loan? Parents often provide guarantees to a bank when their adult child applies for a loan. Company directors give personal guarantees to meet obligations to financiers or suppliers. Guarantees usually have clauses like:...

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