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ELDER ABUSE

by on January 29, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Elder abuse happens in many different ways. Physical abuse by family members, by aged care facilities and by other forms of carer for the aged. Financial abuse. Misuse of Powers of Attorney to sell of assets or spend money held in bank accounts. Duress applied to decision making by the elderly. Undue influence in making... View Article

Barristers being replaced by AI

by on November 17, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Are barristers at risk of being replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Susan Kiefel, Chief Justice of the High Court and Tom Bathurst, Chief Justice of the NSW Supreme Court, seem to think so. At a recent Australian Bar Association Convention this is what they had to say – For barristers to remain competitive and relevant... View Article

More on the Family Law Court Crisis

by on November 6, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Are you following the fairly regular news on the family court? The Family Court is caught up in a struggle between politics, lawyers, the public and law reform. What do they all agree on? That there is a pressing need for reform. The current financial and wellbeing costs of engaging with the court system is... View Article

Dodgy Building Certifiers

by on October 26, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Who is a dodgy building certifier? They are building certifiers who certify defective building work as being compliant with the the Building Codes, Regulations and Standards. Therefore, home owners are most definitely at risk. Building a new home? Having an extension built? Wanting to do some expensive renovations or refurbishments? Your local council will require... View Article

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