202009.02
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Cases of Domestic Violence Increased During the Pandemic

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COVID-19 has highlighted and exacerbated domestic violence – a hidden pandemic that is sweeping Australia and the world. It’s been proven that social isolation, along with economic instability, has fuelled domestic abuse perpetrators to exercise power and control with violence. Forbes released an article this week, which showed the increase of domestic cases in certain…

VRT Lawyers Launches an Office in Orange
202008.26
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VRT Lawyers Launches an Office in Orange

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VRT Lawyers are pleased to announce that we have now launched an Orange office. Headed by our criminal law team, we are now appearing regularly at Orange Local Court and surrounding regional areas in particular Mudgee Local Court and Bathurst Local Court. Solicitor Isabelle Worrad is well placed to meet the needs to clients of…

202008.19
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Former NRL Player’s Money Scammed During Conveyancing Transaction

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The Daily Telegraph recently reported the story of former rugby league legend Ben Elias being scammed $860,000 during a conveyancing transaction. It was reported that his “lawyer” prior to a settlement requested by email that Elias transfers the large sum to the firms trust account. The problem was the email wasn’t really by Elias’ lawyer;…

202008.14
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Brooke Azar Admitted as a Solicitor

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Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers is very pleased to announce that a member of our legal team, Brooke Azar, has been admitted as a solicitor – made official today (Friday, 14th August 2020). Ms. Azar has had an impressive and well-rounded career to date. She joined our team as a paralegal in August 2019 and predominantly…

202008.12
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Reflections

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This week marks the 40th year I have been practicing as a Lawyer. It seems like only yesterday when I took the oath to serve as a Solicitor of the Supreme of New South Wales on the 8th August, 1980. It’s been a wonderful ride. I have made many good friends amongst my clients, my…

202008.06
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Mascot Growth

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The Mascot (Botany Road) Town Centre has received an enormous vote of confidence from three of the big four Banks. The Commonwealth Bank has reopened its Branch and the National Australian Bank is opening a branch next door to the Commonwealth Bank across the road from our office. Our next door neighbour, Westpac, has submitted…

202004.27
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VRT Client Obtains Non-Conviction for Three Drug Driving Charges

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Our client was a 17 year old apprentice who was charged with three Drug Driving offences over a period of four months. Prior to our firm assisting the client, he had been trying to represent himself with Magistrates in the Downing Centre failing to take into his unique personal circumstances. On the first day of…

202004.16
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Pitfalls of Conveyancing

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There are plenty of people who take buying or selling real estate for granted.  Yet, it is an area that requires a fair amount of knowledge and experience to ensure your real estate transaction proceeds to a timely and satisfactory conclusion.  Some pitfalls that lie out there: When selling real estate which has a mortgage…

202004.06
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Coughing Attacks On Police Continue

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Man refused bail after coughing at Police after being told Bondi Beach is closed. On 30 March 2020 the New South Government introduced tough new restrictions whereby you are not allowed to leave your place of residence without a reasonable excuse to combat the Covid-19 crisis. This was largely in response to mass social gatherings…