Not every dispute needs a lawyer

Civil law can be a tricky maze to navigate. Sometimes disputes can be solved without the need for a lawyer but when you do need a lawyer, you should choose one with experience and one with good negotiation skills. A lawyer who can help you resolve an issue without having to go through the court system will save you money, time, and stress.

My blog posts cover common scenarios around civil law that residents of the Gold Coast are likely to encounter.

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Community groups and planning applications
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Often community groups are upset at planning applications which will change their area, such as comm
When is a Will not a Will
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In a recent case, Lindsay v McGrath, the Queensland Court of Appeal had to deal with a handwritten â
Security for Costs
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Often when I am acting for a defendant in civil Court claims, the issue arises whether the claim has
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Discount Lawyer
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If you have a current Court matter and are concerned with your legal costs, contact me. I will beat
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Defamation. How much should you get?
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In a robust society, free speech (and criticism) are accepted, but sometimes what is said or publish
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Second opinion
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Perhaps you have a current Court case and are concerned that it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I
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So you’ve got noisy, smelly neighbours
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  • Oct, 26, 2016
Neighbourhood disputes can be difficult to resolve. Generally, we have a "live and let live" attitud
What to do if Your Company cannot pay its Debts
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  • Oct, 24, 2016
Company insolvency is always a vexed question for the directors. If they determine that the company
When is a Verbal Agreement Not Binding?
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  • Oct, 24, 2016
Often in a dispute, the parties negotiate a settlement. Sometimes the terms are not written down and
Problems with Buying Property with Other People
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  • Oct, 14, 2016
As real property is regarded as a good investment, many people decide to purchase a property with fa

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