201703.12
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What is a Public Notary?

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A public notary, or a notary public as it is sometimes known, is a person, usually a lawyer who is given special statutory powers to witness documents, administer oaths and perform a range of other administrative duties. Fortunately, at Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers, Joe Vizzone is a public notary who has been practising as a…

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…

201503.17
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Owner Builders Alert

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By Joe Vizzone Laws have recently changed in relation to the sale of property where work has been completed under an Owner/Builder permit. Previously, all owner builders were required to obtain Home Owners Warranty Insurance to protect buyers against faulty materials and defective workmanship. The insurance cover was not great but at least it afforded…

201502.11
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Family Law Talk: Lisa Ruggero-Salerno on Divorce

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By Lisa Ruggero-Salerno Family Law, Divorce, Leaving Home, Moving Out, Separating!!!!  These are all thoughts that at this time of the year are profound in people’s minds. After the Christmas holidays, people in a bad relationship will usually make decisions that will affect their whole life. Before you even consider moving out you should consult…

201409.08
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Urgent Family Law Appointments Available In Our Sydney City Office

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To meet the ongoing needs of our clients we have made available a number of appointments in our Sydney city office. The Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers Sydney office is conveniently located at Level 10, 162 Goulburn Street, Sydney. There is street parking readily available in the area. If you are looking for expert advice on…

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…

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…