The Family Law Approach To Property Settlements – It’s Not Just 50/50!

By |2019-06-10T16:16:35+10:00June 7th, 2019|Family Law, Separation Agreements|

Separating from your spouse or de-facto partner is one of the most emotional and stressful times in anyone’s life. Not only is the change in lifestyle difficult and upsetting, wondering how your property settlements are going to be finalised is often misunderstood, confusing and confronting. A common misconception is the [...]

BTLawyers / ASIEQ Event – June 20, 2019

By |2019-05-22T09:23:40+10:00May 21st, 2019|Events|

BTLawyers is pleased to present the next ASIEQ Workshop Dissecting Wellness Programs Join BTLawyers and ASIEQ for breakfast as we explore the topic of Wellness Programs from a practical, psychiatric and occupational perspective. Workplace wellness programs can bring physical, mental and emotional benefits to employees. They can help build employee trust, reduce stress, foster [...]

Duty of Disclosure

By |2019-05-14T16:30:20+10:00May 8th, 2019|Family Law|

What does it mean to have a duty of disclosure? Once you and your ex-partner decide to settle your family law matters, you are both obligated to provide full and frank disclosure of your financial circumstances to each other. This process is usually overwhelming and uncomfortable for parties, especially [...]

Electronic Notice…Is it Enough?

By |2019-05-30T10:22:04+10:00April 30th, 2019|Commercial, News|

In an attempt to keep pace with advancements in technology and the use of the internet, the law is also moving forward to allow electronic consent and notice in contracts. The Supreme Court recently heard the matter of FKP v Albion Mill [2017] QSC 322 regarding electronic communication and [...]

Court’s Powers… to our Client’s Advantage

By |2019-05-30T10:24:30+10:00April 15th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Litigation, done badly, is costly and time consuming.  Sometimes clients will give up their rights because they believe litigation cannot get the outcome they are entitled to. BTLawyers’ litigation team understands that litigation is a tool get an outcome.  Like any tool, you need to know how it works [...]

First in isn’t Always Best Dressed!

By |2019-05-30T12:08:42+10:00April 11th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Accepting payments from distressed debtors can be tricky.  It is tempting when you have a delinquent debtor to push hard, force a payment and move on.  However, things aren’t always that simple, particularly if the debtor then becomes insolvent. Australian insolvency laws are designed to ensure the assets of [...]

Property Termination Notices – Risks and Pitfalls

By |2019-05-30T12:08:42+10:00March 14th, 2019|Commercial|

Have you ever been threatened with an unfair eviction notice? While most landlords understand standard notice periods and will work with the tenant to come to an amicable arrangement, sometimes landlords don’t follow the rules.  BTLawyers recently represented a client who was served with a notice to evict their [...]