Category: General

What is an Accredited Specialist?

28-May-2019 General By admin

Specialist Accreditation is a scheme operated by the Law Society of NSW and other state Law Societies to help people identify solicitors who have demonstrated specialist skills in their distinct practice areas. To obtain the title of ‘Accredited...

What happens when you contact Streeterlaw?

23-May-2019 General By admin

When you retain Streeterlaw, you are retaining us as your solicitors and as your advocates and as your trusted advisors. When you first contact us by way of a phone or internet, the first question we are going to ask you is your full...

New capital gains tax hits Sydney vendors hardest

16-September-2017 Commercial Disputes,General,Property By Mel Collins

A new rate of Capital Gains Tax, introduced on 1 July, is having a major impact on most Sydney-based real estate vendors. Prior to 1 July 2017, a vendor who was an Australian resident and selling real estate valued at over $2 million, was required to...

How to support someone going through separation or divorce

30-March-2017 Family Law,General By Mel Collins

Family separation and divorce are painful and emotional times for all concerned. The parties are often under a great deal of pressure and distress and the support of family and friends is vital. A friend or family member may assist or support in the...

Revenge porn perpetrators to be criminally prosecuted in NSW

16-December-2016 Fraud and Insolvency,General By Mel Collins

The widespread use of smartphones and social media has led to an increasing number of cases of ‘revenge porn’ in recent years. Revenge porn is the term used for the internet distribution (usually via texting or social media, eg. Instagram,...

Client Testimonials

26-March-2016 General By admin

Streeterlaw’s experienced team aims to provide the best legal advice and client service possible and the letters of thanks we receive from clients is evidence of this. Guardianship – Power of Attorney Arrangements To Mark Streeter: “Dear...

Cyclists face stiff fines for not carrying photo ID or wearing a helmet

9-February-2016 General By Nicholas Satouris

From 1 March 2016, adult cyclists in NSW will face a hefty fine of $319 for riding without a helmet and will be required to carry photo identification under new rules and penalties introduced by the State Government. Those cyclists caught without...

Cases of ‘revenge porn’ rising

7-December-2015 Fraud and Insolvency,General By Evatt Styles

In an era where smartphones and posting on social media have became commonplace, the risk of intimidation or a breach of privacy through the posting of inappropriate or embarrassing digital content has escalated. “Revenge porn” is one...

Blackmail cases rising in online era, where invasions of privacy abound

2-December-2015 Fraud and Insolvency,General By Evatt Styles

What should you do when your confidential details have been fraudulently exposed? And are website privacy statements trustworthy? In June 2015, the NSW Legislative Council called for an inquiry into serious invasions of privacy in NSW. This follows...

Gun safety code set for review after case dismissed

12-October-2015 General By Nicholas Satouris

Streeterlaw recently represented a client who was charged with the offence of “Not keeping a firearm safely”, pursuant to the Firearms Act 1996, section 39(1)(a). The client had travelled to Dubbo for work and was planning to do some social...