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Thinking About Purchasing a Unit, Apartment or Townhouse in 2017? Think Twice Before You Act.

Property Law December 21, 2016

Thinking About Purchasing a Unit, Apartment or Townhouse in 2017? Think Twice Before You Act.

Are you thinking about purchasing a lot in a community titles scheme (that is, unit, apartment or town house on a property that has a body corporate)? If you are, you have many things to consider. In particular you MUST be aware of the rights, responsibilities and obligations which go hand-in-hand with buying a lot. To assist you in the early stages when you are considering buying a lot, the…

7 Simple Hacks To Resolve Family Disputes Over The Holidays (Like A Divorce Lawyer)

Family Law November 28, 2016

7 Simple Hacks To Resolve Family Disputes Over The Holidays (Like A Divorce Lawyer)

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of togetherness and joy. However, since family members may not always get along, holiday family gatherings can bring out conflict, stress and tension.  If you are contemplating attending a potentially difficult holiday gathering, read on. Consider the following tips to make the holiday a peaceful one and solve the cases like a divorce lawyer. Instead of worrying about what might happen,…

How To Find The Right Family Lawyer

Family Law November 16, 2016

How To Find The Right Family Lawyer

Legal family matters may sometimes be simple, but finding the perfect lawyer might not. You may be at a loss, not knowing where to begin the search for legal assistance. By following a few simple guidelines, you can find the lawyer who is the right fit for both you and your case. Before contacting any lawyers, you must first identify the nature of your problem. Is it a civil or a criminal matter? Like any other…

At Last the Secrets of Installment Contracts Fully Revealed

Financial Property Law October 13, 2016

At Last the Secrets of Installment Contracts Fully Revealed

INSTALMENT CONTRACTS GENERALLY First, what is an instalment contract? An instalment contract is a contract for the sale of land, and where applicable, including improvements (that is, the house etc) which provides that: the purchase price is to be paid by a series of instalments (which may or may not include the payment of a deposit); the Buyer is bound to make the payments; the Buyer is not entitled to…

Head of Brisbane 2016 Regatta Proudly Sponsored By Aylward Game Solicitors

Social Media October 4, 2016

Head of Brisbane 2016 Regatta Proudly Sponsored By Aylward Game Solicitors

DETAILS HEAD OF THE BRISBANE is an annual rowing event that puts our River City of Brisbane on the map and is an event not to be missed! The Toowong Rowing Club (TRC) is pleased to be hosting the 2016 Head of the Brisbane. TRC is committed to making this event Australia’s premier Big River Rowing experience. To that end the club is preparing for a day of racing and…

Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty

Employment Law October 3, 2016

Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty

In the 2016 Queensland State Budget the Treasurer announced an intention to amend the Duties Act 2001 (QLD) to introduce additional transfer duty to foreign acquirers, to be known as Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty (“AFAD”). This new duty commences 1 October 2016. What is AFAD? AFAD is an extra amount of duty that applies to transactions that are liable for transfer duty, landholder duty or corporate trustee duty under the…

What Is A Caveat And Do You Need One?

Courts Property Law September 30, 2016

What Is A Caveat And Do You Need One?

Introduction to Caveats In Queensland title (ownership) in land (including where applicable, improvements – e.g a house) is determined by registration of your interest with the Land Titles Office, headed by the Registrar of Land Titles. Given the importance of registration, if you have an interest in land that for some reason is not registered there is a risk that another person may register their interest before yours with the…

Is The Bar Marginalising Mediators?

Courts September 27, 2016

Is The Bar Marginalising Mediators?

IN THE NEWS Bar Marginalising Mediators This is the name of an article that appeared in The Australian’s Legal Affairs section on Friday 22 July 2016. Every Barrister when they start out, at least for a fleeting moment, aspire to the exalted rank of Silk. They yearn for those post-nominals, QC (Queens Counsel). Like the armed forces have the SAS, the law has the QC. Perhaps the ambition is so…

How to Save Costs on Your Next Property Conveyancing Transaction

Property Law September 24, 2016

How to Save Costs on Your Next Property Conveyancing Transaction

With Slater + Gordon announcing the closure of their Conveyancing Works division, it is timely that Aylward Game Solicitors have launched their partnership with Nectar mortgage brokers to offer high quality, full service residential conveyancing at a discounted rate. Clients who arrange their finance for the purchase of a home through Nectar and engage Aylward Game Solicitors to undertake their conveyancing will benefit from a reduced cost of conveyancing. As a…

Are the Legal Services Commission (LSC) taking you to QCAT?

Courts Employment Law September 5, 2016

Are the Legal Services Commission (LSC) taking you to QCAT?

SELF REPRESENTATION A lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client. An important part of the procedure at QCAT is enshrined in section 32 of the Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal 2009 (Qld). This permits proceedings to be conducted ‘on the papers’ without resort to usual court procedures such as witnesses being cross-examined and the like. Quite often legal disciplinary proceedings are conducted pursuant to section 32. This…

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