201905.21
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New Drink Driving Laws – Know Your Rights

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You would have seen the news that on 20 May 2019 the law in New South Wales changed which gave the Police powers to immediately suspend the licence of anyone charged with low-range drink driving for 3 months with an on the spot penalty notice and a fine for $561. Previously you would get a…

201901.13
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Tracey Hayman Joins VRT Team

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Vizzone Ruggero Twigg are proud to announce that experienced lawyer Tracey Hayman has joined its family law team working with Accredited Family Law Specialists Lisa Salerno and Daniella Ruggero. Tracey brings over 20 years of legal industry experience to VRT Lawyers, beginning her career in the media for companies including Radio 2UE and the Australian…

201901.13
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VRT Lawyers Seeking Graduate Lawyer

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We are currently seeking a graduate lawyer to join our team. This unique position will be immediately reporting to John Vizzone and will primarily be assisting with criminal law matters but will also be expected to work on a variety of other matters across the firm. The person will be expected to appear in court…

WILLS – SPEAKING WITH RELATIVES
201805.04
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WILLS – SPEAKING WITH RELATIVES

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By Lisa Salerno-Ruggero  You need to talk to dying relatives about their Will. When someone is dying, it is very, very hard to talk about dying let alone talk to them about their Will. It is important to have this conversation because there is a lot that can be done in relation to their Estate…

201712.23
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Christmas Holidays Emergency Contact

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Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers is closed from 22 December 2017 until 8 January 2018 during the court closure period. However, we recognise that there are emergency’s and sometimes you need urgent help, especially if you have been arrested or charged, or for some reason locked out of your home by a co-owner. For this reason,…

201712.19
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What Factors Make You A De-Facto?

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Marriage is not everyone’s cup of tea and neither is divorce; but when you are not married and separation occurs, what happens? Although it is normally assumed that the parties would have been in a de-facto relationship, the Family Court must first establish whether or not the parties were indeed in a de-facto relationship in…

201712.18
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Judge Slams Family Law Costs: Why You Need Good Family Law Lawyers

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Family law lawyers have been in the media spotlight of late, thanks to a Family Law Court Judge who has blasted family law firms for gross overcharging. Justice Benjamin was quoted by the Sydney Morning Herald as criticising “win at all costs, concede little or nothing, chase every rabbit down every hole and hang the consequences approach…

201712.13
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VRT Lawyers Joins JJ Cahill Memorial High School for Presentation Day

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It was with great pleasure that Partner Lisa Ruggero Salerno today attended the JJ Cahill Memorial High School’s 57th Annual Presentation Day. It was a pleasure to hand the Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers bursaries to Jenna Baziotis and Zayla Phllips. Congratulations, well done. It was also a pleasure presenting the Year 10 awards. Congratulations to…

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…