201504.22
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Going to Court: Maximising Your Chances, Minimising The Risks

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By John Vizzone Most people visit a lawyer with the goal of winning a legal battle. Of course we all want to win. The legal justice system is no different. But what if you don’t win? Many people do not realise the complex and often significant ramifications of losing a protracted legal battle. There are…

201501.21
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Myths and Realities of Apprehended Violence Orders

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By John Vizzone Myths and Realities About AVO’s In recent days there has been much media coverage and discussion about Apprehended Violence Orders (AVO’s) and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVO’s). The Daily Telegraph have published a number of articles outlining the spate of AVO’s in recent times and the amount of breaches. In reply, the…

201411.19
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Drink Driving Legal Representation and Drink Driving Penalties

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Each day Local Courts across Australia are clogged down dealing with drink driving cases. Case after case involves alcohol related crime but most commonly, drink-driving. While the news is littered with stories of high range drink driving, the reality of the matter is that a large number of drink driving offences are committed by every…

201408.08
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Q & Series: Why Choose a Solicitor or Lawyer Over a Conveyancer?

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This week’s question is probably the second most asked question that we get. What is the most asked question? We’ll save that for another day. Who better to ask this week’s question than our resident Property Partner and expert of 30 years than Joe Vizzone. He has acted on literally thousands of conveyancing matters and…

201407.22
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Q & A Series: Do You Have to Send A Letter of Demand?

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We here at VRT Lawyers are often asked whether a letter of demand is necessary when engaging in debt recovery. We thought we would ask Partner John Vizzone. There is no legal requirement to send a letter of demand when you claim you are owed money. However, often a letter of demand is a cost…

201406.16
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Seminar: Control your Super & Build Your Wealth

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Get the real nitty-gritty on superannuation. Everyone these days is a superannuation expert. Lisa Ruggero- Salerno has been doing superannuation before it became popular. Learn what the benefits are of being able to control your own super and build your wealth. The real lowdown, no-frills on superannuation. Lisa Ruggero-Salerno has celebrated 30 years of practice…

201402.26
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Key Changes To Strata Living

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By Joe Vizzone New Laws are set to come into effect in the latter part of 2014 regarding strata living which will impact on the hundreds of thousands living in strata complexes in New South Wales. Some will welcome the changes, others will decry them as another example of “Nanny State” legislation. Some of the…

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…

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…