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Kennedy Guy update – September 2020

Kennedy Guy is open and continuing to assist clients during COVID-19 and the recent lock-down measures.  Our lawyers are available to obtain instructions and provide advice by telephone or video conference. Wills and Estates Our … Read more

FOOD SECTOR LAW BULLETIN 2

MISUSE OF MINISTER’S POWER TO BAN EXPORTS The Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment controls the export of prescribed goods such as dairy products, eggs, fish, live animals, meat and poultry. The minister responsible for … Read more

FOOD SECTOR LAW BULLETIN

Food Sector Bulletin April 2020 As business information exchange through networking events and meetings has ceased due to the restrictions on social gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic Kennedy Guy, has made a commitment to keeping … Read more

Kennedy Guy’s response to COVID-19

The health of our staff and clients is of highest priority.  We are here to protect our clients rights during this period.  We have put in place measures and recommendations issued by the Department of … Read more

Parenting Plan or Orders

Following separation, some parents are able to maintain good communication with each other and actively encourage the relationship between their child/children and the other parent.  In these circumstances an informal unwritten agreement regarding the care … Read more

Factors considered in family law property settlements

When a marriage or a de facto relationship breaks down, the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia adopt the following steps to determine an appropriate property settlement: Step 1: The first … Read more

Owners Corporations – Airbnb

The relevant legislation governing Owners Corporations is the Owners Corporation Act 2006. As a general rule, an Owners Corporations’ role is to manage the common property accessible by lot owners.  However, this power does not … Read more

The importantance of a letter of demand

Why is a letter of demand important? A letter of demand is a formal demand made of a party to do something or not do something.  It is generally sent as a final notice prior … Read more

Landlords, Tenants and Airbnb

Are you a landlord, tenant or lot owner subject to an Owners Corporation (formerly known as a ‘Body Corporate’)? If so, it is important that you know your rights and obligations regarding the short-term letting … Read more

How should I own my real estate?

Purchasing real estate is usually one of the biggest financial transactions you undertake during your lifetime.  Failing to ensure the transaction is structured correctly may result in significant consequences over the term of ownership.  Such … Read more