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Child Support – Recent changes to the law regarding Binding Child Support Agreements

18-February-2019 Family Law By Simone Green

Did you know that on the 1st of July 2018, significant changes were made to Family Assistance and Child Support legislation ? Importantly, these changes can act retrospectively for anyone with a Binding Child Support Agreement. How do the changes affect...

Fake News, Fake Reviews and Fake Users – three fakes don’t make a right

15-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

What can you do when fake or negative reviews damage your business? Business owners are all to aware of the importance of not only establishing but maintaining a positive online presence. Negative (or even fake) reviews or posts have the potential to...

Anton Piller orders – be careful to treat them with respect

8-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By Simone Green

In early 2018 Streeterlaw was fascinsated to read the Family Court judgment published under the name of the pseudonym “Tassinari & Pesalaccio”[1]  which said that Anton Piller Orders previously issued were to be set aside and discharged “nunc...

The Grinch Who Almost Stole Christmas

1-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

It was an unusually cold, windy Summer’s day in the Northern Sydney suburb of Corrambi* The time was 3pm and the day was Thursday. Claire’s conveyancer, Evan* telephoned her and said: “Claire, we won’t be able to settle today – I’m very...

Strata Buyers Beware – Your Building may be on borrowed time

18-January-2019 Commercial Disputes,Property By Mark Streeter

Don’t assume statutory warranties will automatically result in recovering money for Building Defect rectification Public confidence in Strata Development in Australia, is on a slippery slope and at an all-time low. Streeterlaw warns Lot Owners,...

Bankruptcy and Family Law – not as clear cut as you would imagine!

Family Law By Simone Green

Did you know that upon bankruptcy, the bankrupt person’s property becomes ‘vested’ in the trustee in bankruptcy which strips them of their legal claim to property including the right to commence or defend legal proceedings? So, what does that...

Christmas – Top tips and pitfalls for separated parents.

3-December-2018 Family Law By Simone Green

Christmas is coming, and so too are some difficult times for separated families. It is the time of year when the pain of separation is felt most by each member of the family. There is a reason that the Christmas season and its aftermath is the busiest...