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In Victoria, when a person passes away, usually the Executor in their Will, or their next of kin, must deal with their Estate. “The Estate” comprises of all the property and liabilities of a person in existence after his or her death. It is important to note that some assets do not form part of…(Read More)

What is a de facto relationship? A de facto relationship is defined under section 4AA of the Family Law Act 1975 . Since 2009, the Family Courts have the ability to make orders for both financial and parenting matters for those involved in a de facto relationship, as long as that relationship can be proved.…(Read More)

Going through a separation can be a difficult time for both you and your family.  One of the most important matters you will need to consider is working out parenting arrangements for your child. Below are some of the most common questions asked by clients when separating.   How do we sort out parenting matters…(Read More)

In circumstances where one party does not feel safe as a result of various actions by another party, they can consider applying for an intervention order in the Magistrates’ Court.  This does not necessarily mean that they need to be subjected to domestic violence, they may feel unsafe due to being subjected to other forms…(Read More)

Going through a divorce is difficult and can be very stressful, however, an experienced family lawyer will provide you with support and make the process as smooth as possible for you. We will explain the process to you at every stage and make sure you are aware of what is happening with your divorce. &nbsp…(Read More)

We have seen a steady rise in off-the-plan property purchases. An off-the-plan purchase is when the purchaser enters into a contract to purchase land or property on the basis of a proposed plan of subdivision or, on the basis of designs usually well before substantive construction works have commenced.   There…(Read More)

Buying and selling a property is one of the biggest and most exciting financial decisions people will make in their lifetime. Although it may seem like a daunting process, with the right team behind you, it will be more than fantastic! A conveyancer is a property law specialist who will work on your behalf when…(Read More)

In an ever evolving market it is difficult to grow your business, maintain the competitive edge, and stay relevant.  In operating a business, owners often overlook simple considerations that assist with business growth. At Callea Pearce Lawyers, we pride ourselves on our approach, progressive strategies and positive solutions.  We often engage in strategy sessions with…(Read More)