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ADVANCE HEALTH DIRECTIVES

ADVANCE HEALTH DIRECTIVES Wed, 16 May 18
An Advance Health Directive, also known as a Living Will, allows you to give instructions about your future health care. It is a legal document which comes into effect only if you are unable to make decisions for yourself due to incapacity and will cease to operate if you regain capacity.

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CHANGING YOUR WILL AND POA AFTER SEPARATION

CHANGING YOUR WILL AND POA AFTER SEPARATION Wed, 16 May 18
Separation is a tumultuous time for all involved, usually requiring parties to navigate logistical issues such as living arrangements, finances and working together to provide a stable environment for any children and pets, and at the same time as continuing to work and attempt to process emotions, feelings and to grieve for the loss of the relationship.

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HAPPY EASTER!

HAPPY EASTER! Thu, 29 Mar 18
It's that time of year again! Although it feels like we just had Christmas and welcomed in the New Year - Easter is upon us. We wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Easter and to remind you to take some time to relax, spend time with loved ones and of course, eat lots of delicious chocolate!

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TIPS WHEN PURCHASING PROPERTY AT AUCTION

TIPS WHEN PURCHASING PROPERTY AT AUCTION Thu, 29 Mar 18
Buying a property at auction can be an exciting, nerve-wracking time and sometimes emotions can get the better of us so it is vitally important that you understand the process, and your rights and obligations before bidding on a property to ensure you don’t end up in a sticky situation that could end up costing you thousands of dollars. This is where the experienced Gold Coast Lawyers at Affinity Lawyers can help ensure your transaction is smooth, hassle-free and cost effective.

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WHAT HAPPENS IN A PROPERTY SETTLEMENT WHEN MY SUPER IS SPLIT?

WHAT HAPPENS IN A PROPERTY SETTLEMENT WHEN MY SUPER IS SPLIT? Tue, 27 Feb 18
After the family home, superannuation is generally the second largest asset of many families, and as a result, it becomes very important when parties are splitting their property after separation. The Family Court has had jurisdiction to deal with superannuation entitlements for over 10 years, and amongst other things, can make a splitting order which directs the superannuation trustee to split a members entitlement and pay a percentage or fixed amount to their spouse by way of a new super account being opened for the spouse or the split amount being rolled over into the spouses existing super fund. It is also important to note that a super fund of less than $5,000 cannot be split.

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WHAT CAN GO WRONG WHEN SELLING YOUR PROPERTY?

WHAT CAN GO WRONG WHEN SELLING YOUR PROPERTY? Tue, 20 Feb 18
Often, people assume that the transaction process for selling real property is simple, and many are hesitant to engage a professional lawyer to undertake the work on their behalf, believing that they can do it themselves to save money. We see many files after the seller has attempted to finalise the transaction on their own, and we would strongly caution you against attempting to sell a property on your own due to the risks and ramifications which can occur as a result.

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