201711.30
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Partner Lisa Ruggero Salerno Condemns Links Between Domestic Violence Charges and Suicide.

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By Lisa Salerno Reporters have recently reported in the newspapers a link between filing with police domestic allegations and suicide of perpetrators. This is a dangerous accusation and in no way should discourage victims of domestic violence to report such instances to Police. Domestic violence has far-reaching effects in any society. The education and awareness of…

201711.29
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Reverse Mortgage and Pensioner Loans: Are They Safe and Worth It?

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By Joe Vizzone You can’t eat bricks and mortar. Plenty of Sydney retirees are millionaires but they’re going hungry.  They all own million dollar houses but don’t have any cash and so they struggle financially and do without a lot of things they would like to be doing. More and more of them are looking…

201711.25
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Drink Driving: A Guide to Going to Court and Penalties

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A Guide to Drink Driving in New South Wales Drink driving offences are whereby a person has more than a prescribed concentration of alcohol within their system. In New South Wales it is an offence to have more than 0.05 in your system, unless you are a L or P plate driver, in which case,…

201711.03
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Dealing With Children Through Separation

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno DEALING WITH CHILDREN THROUGH SEPARATION This week there was a great article by the Daily Telegraph’s Louise Roberts about the Stefanovic family. It shows a high profile couple having difficulties in dealing with their children through separation. It is difficult to deal with children when couples separate.  Each parent usually wants to…

201710.31
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Disqualified from Driving? New Laws Mean We Can Help You Get Your Licence Back

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New laws announced by the NSW government mean that persons that are currently disqualified from driving are able to apply to court to have their disqualification order quashed. The new laws are aimed at discouraging driving whilst disqualified by rewarding those who do get caught committing driving offences whilst disqualified.Further, the Habitual Traffic Offenders Scheme…

201707.14
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Drug Rehabilitation to Escape Conviction

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BY John Vizzone Quite often offenders of crime also have an associated or underlying drug issue/dependency that may be causing them to commit certain crimes. In New South Wales, a scheme is set up to divert such offenders into rehabilitation rather than in accordance with the general principles of law. This scheme is known as…

201707.06
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Legal Basics: What Does A Conveyancing Solicitor Do?

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One question that is often asked is why do you need a conveyancing solicitor and exactly what do they do? You get your pre-approval for your first home. After months of endless Saturday morning property inspections you finally decide that you have found your perfect place. You fire in an offer. The real estate agent…