Legal News - June 2013

Sex Discrimination Act amendments welcomed by LGBTI community
Date: Jun 26, 2013

A series of reforms were made to the Sex Discrimination Act of 1984 on Tuesday (June 25) as part of....

NSW invited to talk about death
Date: Jun 24, 2013

NSW's State Parliament House will be hosting a forum on Thursday 27 June titled "Let's Talk About Dying - A....

Legislation promises safer court proceedings
Date: Jun 24, 2013

A new piece of legislation that was introduced on Thursday (June 20) should make federal court and tribunals much safer....

Court Security bill passed by Parliament
Date: Jun 21, 2013

A new bill that could change security protocols in federal courts and tribunals has passed through Parliament - with the....

Is your marriage beyond repair?
Date: Jun 21, 2013

Everyone knows that married life isn't always smooth sailing.

If you hit a rough patch, this isn't necessarily grounds for calling....

Understanding Power of Attorney
Date: Jun 19, 2013

There may come a time when you are unable to make financial decisions for yourself. This is where a document....

Disputing a will under the Succession Act 2006
Date: Jun 13, 2013

Under the Succession Act 2006 (NSW), the relations or dependants of a deceased person who feel that they have been....

Australian brides forgo maiden names for 'family unity'
Date: Jun 07, 2013

A recent survey has revealed that it is becoming more and more common for Australian brides to abandon their maiden....