201310.17
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A Guide To Testamentary Trusts

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno Ultimately, a Testamentary Trust is one which is created by your Will and comes into effect upon your death. The rules governing the Trust are therefore established by you in the terms of your Will. This type of Trust provides greater control over the distribution and use of assets to Beneficiaries to…

201310.01
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VRA Tip of the Week: Divorce Invalidates A Will

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By Danielle Rosano Did you know that a Divorce Order will automatically invalidate any Will made during your marriage that makes provision for your spouse?   However, it is important to remember that merely ‘separating’ from your spouse will not invalidate such a Will.   A helpful tip is that you should do a new…

201309.25
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Applying For A Divorce

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By Danielle Rosano. Who can apply for a divorce? In order to apply for a Divorce you must file an Application for a Divorce with the Court and pay a filing fee.  You can apply for a divorce by yourself (sole application) or together with your spouse (joint application). When can I apply for a…

201309.13
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Light In The Night With Team Sara

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The Vizzone Ruggero & Associates team were recently saddened to hear that the daughter of one our dear clients has recently been diagnosed with Leukemia. Sara is only 19 years of age but before and during her treatment she has been an inspiration to the community. Kathryn Neville, who has worked at the firm for…

201308.19
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VRA Tip of the Week: Fair Work Information Statement

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VRA Tip of the Week: Fair Work Information Statement Did You Know? Did you know that most employers by law must give every new employee a Fair Work Information Statement? Failure to do so could result in penalties in the vicinity of $33,000 for businesses! You should ensure that you give a copy of the…

201308.13
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Making A Security of Payment Claim

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Making a Security of Payment Claim By John Vizzone All builders and tradespeople have all experienced the frustration of not being paid at some stage of their life. In fact we all have, even lawyers! There is nothing more annoying than when you are not paid and such times can cause financial hardship for your…

201308.01
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Successful Appeal Against the Decision of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia (Now Known As The Federal Circuit Court of Australia)

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Don’t just accept the Court’s decision if you honestly believe you have been hard done by. Vizzone Ruggero & Associate’s Scott Richardson recently had success on behalf of a client when appealing a Federal Magistrates Court of Australia decision in relation to the property issues of a divorce. The Full Court agreed with us when…

201307.16
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Keeping Costs Down

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Family Law Family Law Solicitors Family Law – Divorce Keeping Costs Down KEEPING COSTS DOWN It is important that when you deal with a Family Law Attorney, no matter how good the Family Law Attorney is how complicated your matter is, you can help to keep your costs down. The way that you can keep…