Business and Commercial Law


Being taxed for a hobby or running a business - When do you cross the line?

Morrison government planning to ban cash: What does this mean for you?

My business is run under a company structure – I am protected from a personal attack?

Ipso Facto Clauses: What you should be aware of before entering into a contract

Directors Penalty Notices – unforeseen personal liability

A windfall for Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs: new developments in Crowdfunding

Servcorp and Unfair Contract Terms

What does it mean to appoint a corporate trustee in a family trust?

New European Data Protection Regulations and how they may affect you

What you need to know about dispute resolution and litigation

Changes to unfair contract terms

Understanding Personal Guarantees

Are you owed money?

5 top tips for your new business venture or start-up

Conscientious objection to same sex marriage?  Read on …

Mark your territory! What you need to know about trademarking

PPSR Update:  Leases and Bailments

Fair Entitlements Guarantee Recovery Programme

Director liability for company’s non-compliance – employee obligations

Email can lead to binding lease agreement

Contracts and Legal Documents


Migration & Citizenship Law

Ministerial Intervention

How the 2019 Federal Budget affects Migration in Australia

Skilled Migration: New Occupations Added

Changes to Australian Partner Visas coming in effect 17 April 2019 

Does HIV/AIDS stop you from entering Australia?

 New Changes to Migration Program, what you should know !

All you need to know about the new Entrepreneur Visa

Changes to Australian Partner Visas - what you need to know

 Family violence whilst on your Visa? What are your options?

Overstaying your visa? What this means for you.

Recent changes to Skilled Migration Visas, what you need to know…

My relationship is on the rocks and I’m on a Partner Visa, what now?

Immigration SA announces they are re-opening selected State Nomination visas

Foreign Skilled Labour in response to Construction Industry Staffing Shortage

What is an Australian Study Requirement?

Why migrate to South Australia

Would you like a free migration plan?  Come join us for an Immichat.

Why should I use an Immigration Lawyer opposed to a Migration Agent?

China Work and Holiday visa

The good character requirement – what does it mean?

Visa options for children

Parent category visa options

Adoption visa (subclass 102)

Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)

Visa Applications and understanding the definition of a ‘dependent’

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa (subclass 187)

Student Guardian Visa (Subclass 590)


Family Law

Part 1: Involved in a Family Law dispute? How to save money 

Part 2: Involved in a Family Law dispute? How to save money 

Application for Divorce when Overseas

I want to take my child on a holiday – guide for parents who are separated

Getting Married?

Can I be liable for my partner’s tax debts? Part 2

Sperm Ownership

We finally agreed on child support – now our circumstances have changed.  Do I still have to pay?

Who gets to keep the pet after separation?

How is Cryptocurrency dealt with in separation? Here’s what you need to know.

How domestic violence is dealt with in Family Court

 Property Settlement – All you need to know

Can I use recordings in family law cases? 

I don’t want my ex to know anything about my finances

My Health Records posing risk to vulnerable children

Can I be liable for my partner’s tax debts? Part 1

I hope the kids don’t find out!

Executor or executioner?  Is my Will valid?

Lending money to your child? Did you know...

Struggling with co-parenting? There’s an App for that!

Should I stay or should I go?

Social Media - think before you 'post'

Elder Abuse – how can I prevent it 

Can I move interstate with my child after separation?

Winner winner, chicken dinner

Does your sexual orientation affect your rights and entitlements?

4 things you can do to protect your assets in a family law dispute

That’s it, I’m outta here!!

He/She left me for another woman/man

Blended Families – have you planned what will happen to your assets when you die?

Drug use and parenting

Planning to say ‘I Do’?  Better read this then!

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

The honeymoon is over and so is the marriage – now what?

Family Law facts

Grandparents v biological parents

Family loans – should they be documented?

Same Sex Marriages

International Pre-Nuptial Agreements 

Family Law

X-Lotto Winnings – will I be able to keep them

The relationship is over, what about my inheritance?

Legal Right for De Facto Relationships

Family Law


Property Law and Conveyancing


Building and Construction Contracts – What you should look out for!

Co – Ownership Agreements – Do I need one?

What does the new GST Withholding regime mean for residential Purchasers and Developers?

Do I have a caveatable interest?

What is the Verification of Authority requirement?

SA State Government Surcharge on Foreign Purchasers – no longer a foreign concept

What is the foreign resident capital gains threshold and withholding rate?  What do the recent changes mean?

To trust or not to trust? The benefits of using trusts for property ownership

Exemptions from Stamp Duty – Transfers between spouses or former spouses

What is a Form1 

What is the Verification of Identity requirement?

What you need to know before signing a Contract to purchase a property

Property transfer

Crackdown on Foreign Investors


Wills, Estate Planning & Probate


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Who decides if you will be buried or cremated?

Special Disability Trusts

Challenging a Will – I think I should get more

Approximately half of all Australians don’t have one – a Will

Sperm Ownership

What happens in the event of simultaneous deaths

What if you want to leave someone out of your Will? 

What you need to know about Marriage, Divorce and your Will

Hey help me out and I’ll look after you in my Will!

Executor or executioner?  Is my Will valid?

The importance of estate planning when purchasing real estate

Estate Planning Webinar Series

Alert to married same sex couples - is your Will still valid?

What you need to know when choosing an executor

8 myths about Wills debunked

I should have received something in the Will

Wills, EPOA & ACD

The law of survivorship – why is it important when buying a house?

How much should I spend on my Will?

Do you know that you have digital assets?

Interesting facts about your Will

Conditional gifts from your estate

Passing away without a Will?

International assets and estate planning

Advanced Care Directive (ACD)

What is a Testamentary Trust


Corporate & Personal Insolvency


I’m Bankrupt! Will this affect my employment and income?

Income Contributions in Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy and the Family Home

Bankruptcy – Part X Personal Insolvency Arrangements 

Bankruptcy –  Section 73 proposals

Proofs of Debt and Insolvency


Employment Law


Have I been given proper warning at work?

Employees now entitled to leave for family and domestic violence

End of Year Work Parties. It’s all fun until someone loses an eye!

Employing foreign workers - are you at risk?

Do you need a social media policy in your workplace?

Unfair Dismissal

Your rights and obligations as an overseas worker

Employer's Obligations to Interns

Workplace Health & Safety Update 


Tax Disputes


Changes to Land Tax in South Australia: Things all property owners should be aware of

Residency for tax purposes? Not as simple as it sounds.

$500,000 for late lodgement:  Is there a chance that your business could be affected by the new multinational tax laws?

Undeclared cash-in-hand payments no longer eligible for tax deduction in new ‘black economy’ crackdown.

The ‘gig economy’: Are your tax obligations staying up to date?

Garnishee notices: Is the ATO really out to get small businesses?

Tackle tax problems early

Can I be liable for my partner’s tax debts? Part 2

Can I be liable for my partner’s tax debts? Part 1 

ATO Audits: Acts of God or can they be avoided?

Unpaid tax: even the professionals aren’t immune

The Ostrich Principle – or burying your head in the sand.  It is not an option when the Tax Office comes knocking on your door.

The Ostrich Principle Part Two or, So the Tax Office has prosecuted you


 I am who I say I am: Identification services for reclaiming lost social media accounts

Tips to minimise your legal fees

What are your rights after arrest – and what can the police lawfully require from you

 Have you thought about the consequences of your criminal conviction?

New European Data Protection Regulations and how they may affect you

Does the punishment fit the crime?

Bail laws in South Australia

Mediation in the Magistrates' Court