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COVID-19 Are you a Landlord or Tenant feeling the economic effects of Coronavirus?

COVID-19 Are you a Landlord or Tenant feeling the economic effects of Coronavirus?

No two leases are the same and everyone’s situation is different. Our experienced team of property and commercial ...
COVID-19 Shut Down, Stand Downs, Pay Cuts and more

COVID-19 Shut Down, Stand Downs, Pay Cuts and more

Managing your Employees during COVID-19 Pandemic Properly managing your workforce during this difficult time ...
COVID-19 Is your Estate Plan ready to combat Coronavirus?

COVID-19 Is your Estate Plan ready to combat Coronavirus?

Do not wait until it is too late! To ensure that your hard-earned assets are, to the fullest extent possible, ...
Supreme Court rejects builder’s payment claim for not supplying sufficient detail

Supreme Court rejects builder’s payment claim for not supplying sufficient detail

In KDV Sport Pty Ltd v Muggeridge Constructions Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] QSC 178 (“KDV”), the Queensland Supreme ...
Disputes between Landlords and Tenants when exercising options

Disputes between Landlords and Tenants when exercising options

In Queensland, it is common for leases to contain an option to renew, whereby upon expiry of the initial lease ...
Parenting Coordination in Australia – how can it help high conflict families?

Parenting Coordination in Australia – how can it help high conflict families?

Parenting disputes, like any family law dispute, often involves high levels of entrenched conflict which can have ...
Why you need a Migration Lawyer

Why you need a Migration Lawyer

Migration has continued to be a topical issue within the political sphere of Western countries. Managing and ...
Recent Developments in Casual Employment

Recent Developments in Casual Employment

Following on from our article of last year titled ‘The Essence of Casual Employment’,  there have been some ...
Buying or selling a property affected by bushfire – what is your legal position?

Buying or selling a property affected by bushfire – what is your legal position?

At Marino Law, our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been tragically affected by the bushfires ...
Marino Law’s 12 tips for family law bliss this Christmas

Marino Law’s 12 tips for family law bliss this Christmas

According to statistics, as reported on the Today Show on Channel 9 and the Sydney Morning Herald, December 11 is ...
High Court clarifies remedies available to builders following an owner’s repudiation

High Court clarifies remedies available to builders following an owner’s repudiation

In Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32 (“Mann”), the High Court has clarified the remedies ...
A Sparkling Milestone for Marino Law

A Sparkling Milestone for Marino Law

The modern gift for reaching your tenth anniversary is a diamond and after 10 years of successful growth, Marino ...
Unfair Contract Terms: ACCC investigation of Uber Eats

Unfair Contract Terms: ACCC investigation of Uber Eats

Recently, Uber Eats was the subject of an investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ...
Hardship pursuant to s90K(1)(d) of the Family Law Act – How and when may the Court set aside a Binding Financial agreement on this ground?

Hardship pursuant to s90K(1)(d) of the Family Law Act – How and when may the Court set aside a Binding Financial agreement on this ground?

Binding Financial Agreements (BFA) are entered into with the clear intention of giving parties certainty and ...
Forthcoming Changes to Skilled Regional Visas

Forthcoming Changes to Skilled Regional Visas

Earlier this year, the Migration Amendment (New Skilled Regional Visas) Regulations (‘Regulations’) 2019 was ...
Federal Court Clarifies Liquidator’s Powers to Deal with Assets of Trading Trusts

Federal Court Clarifies Liquidator’s Powers to Deal with Assets of Trading Trusts

In Cremin, in the matter of Brimson Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) [2019] FCA 1023 (“Cremin”), the Federal Court ...
Not all assets are automatically captured by your Will!

Not all assets are automatically captured by your Will!

Not all of a person’s assets are automatically captured and dealt with by the terms of a Will. The below are ...
Family law mediation has failed. What next?

Family law mediation has failed. What next?

While there are limited exceptions, Mediation in family law disputes is compulsory prior to seeking relief from ...
Queensland property law developments in 2019

Queensland property law developments in 2019

First home loan deposit scheme, land tax changes, combustible cladding extensions and paper certificates of title ...
Recent amendments to building cladding laws in Queensland

Recent amendments to building cladding laws in Queensland

On 1 October 2018, the Government passed the Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 ...
Short relationship results in no property adjustment for wife Husband regrets not getting that Pre-Nup

Short relationship results in no property adjustment for wife Husband regrets not getting that Pre-Nup

In 2012 the High Court of Australia published the much-lauded case of Stanford v Stanford.  The issues arising ...
New Corporations Act Penalties Strengthening Protections for Employee Entitlements

New Corporations Act Penalties Strengthening Protections for Employee Entitlements

Recent amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the “Act”) seek to deter avoidance of the payment of ...
Obtaining early legal advice – Why seeing a family lawyer does not spell the end of the possibility for amicable and timely resolution

Obtaining early legal advice – Why seeing a family lawyer does not spell the end of the possibility for amicable and timely resolution

Have you recently separated from your partner? Do you have unresolved matters which are preventing you from ...