Contributions are relevant in determining you and your partner's entitlements to a property settlement after the breakdown of your relationship.
Associate and head of RNG Lawyers Wills and Estates team Stephanie Rendell, visits Heathmont Men's Probus Club to discuss elder care planning.
This October, the Partners and staff at RNG Lawyers participated in the clothing drive by donating professional clothes and accessories in good condition to support WFS. We were overwhelmed by the response from our staff by supporting this social justice initiative and look forward to participating again next year!
Whether you are a new start up or a well-established business, there are aspects of the Law that will apply to your business at all stages of its life cycle. The RNG Lawyers Commercial Law Team have put together a helpful list of tips to make sure your business is set up as best as it can be.
The general purpose of executor’s remuneration is to pay the executor for the time spent by them performing the role. Remuneration clauses are more common when you appoint a professional person or entity as your executor (as opposed to a family member) or if you expect that your estate will be particularly onerous. The RNG Lawyers, Wills and Estates team gives a summary on the topic in our latest blog.
Intellectual property can be one of your businesses most valuable assets. Your business needs to assess what intellectual property it has and whether it is being protected. Our RNG Lawyer Business Law Team have put together a guideline to things you should consider.
A guide on some of the do's and dont's when buying a business. RNG Lawyers expert commercial team are here to help you make sure you are buying what you bargained for.
RNG Lawyer Peter Sgro (Head of Commercial Disputes) explains how to effectively minimise the risk of unfair dismissal when terminate under-performing employees in the workplace.
Superannuation is fast overtaking the family home as most people’s major asset. Without a valid Binding Death Benefit Nomination, the Trustee of your Fund has some discretion as to how benefits can be distributed. Read this blog to find out more.
Elder Care Planning Dictionary: A clear terminology guideline to Wills and Estates. At RNG Lawyers, it is our mission to give clear and practical advice to you. We work hard to use plain English and will take the time to explain difficult concepts to you. We understand that there is a lot of confusing terminology, especially around elder care and estate planning. This dictionary is intended to clarify some of the common terminology in this area.
RNG Lawyers family lawyer, Amanda Di Placido volunteered her time to help out the Orange Sky van at the Queen Vic Market. They provide a mobile laundry service for people experiencing homelessness. The team at RNG helped by donating pillows, blankets and sleeping bags to provide some warmth in the cold winter months.
Our partners are pleased to announce the creation of a new dedicated Wills and Estates Team at RNG Lawyers, which commenced on 1 July 2019. The Team draws upon our experience in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Elder Care Planning and Wills & Estates disputes, which enables us to provide even greater comprehensive and expert advice in this area.
Many property owners have now received State Land Tax assessments that have massively increased on assessments from 2017 and 2018 – in some cases doubled. We have found errors in the assessments. RNG lawyers explains why you could be paying too much
I have just received an inheritance from my family, is my ex-spouse entitled to any of it? Inheritances are not a “protected category” in family law matters.This means that an inheritance received by one party will be considered by the Court in determining what is a “fair” division of assets.
RNG Lawyers is delighted to announce Jessica Black has become an Senior Associate as at 1 July 2018. Jessica Black is a dedicated family lawyer with extensive experience in parenting (custody), financial and divorce matters.
The family law sector is abuzz with talk about the newest High Court of Australia decision which delves into Part VIIA of the Family Law Act 1975 and examines the requirements for valid Binding Financial Agreements. RNG Lawyers Family Lawyers in Lilydale and Carlton review the latest BFA case.
Accredited Family Law Specialist and partner Kate Greenwood was pleased to attend a gala dinner in support of "Fitted for Work" helping disadvantaged women enter and stay in the workforce.
RNG Lawyers Wills and Estates Team has outline a brief introduction on what is involved with being an Attorney under an Enduring Power of Attorney. A power of attorney is where an adult appoints another adult to make decisions on their behalf. The scope and conditions of the authority will depend on the type of power of attorney document.
As you may be aware, the transition period for licence application ended on 30 October 2019. However, the Authority has recently announced that where a Provider submits a completed application for a License with the Authority before midnight on 31 December 2019 and there is no evidence of non-compliance, until that application is determined the Authority will not take any action against that Provider for providing labour hire services without a License, or against any Host who enters into arrangements with such a Provider.