Divorce | Time with Kids

Emotional divorces not only involve arguments about property, but emotions are raised to an even higher level when arguments involving the children, and who they spend time with, are raised. The commonly used threat “I’ll take you to Court” soon loses its bite when the Court forces the warring parties to sit down and discuss […]

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Divorce | Property Split

Although many divorces have long drawn out battles in relation to property, it can actually be a very simple four stage process in property settlements. Firstly, establish the asset pool. This is made up of assets such as property, cars and shares minus the liabilities such as debts and mortgages. This will leave you the […]

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Buying: Contract by Ticket

You turn up at the event, gladly hand over your $20, and jam the ticket into your pocket with your change. There is a chance that you could have just made a contract where you acknowledge that you might be hurt or killed! The way that it happens in theory is the person who provides […]

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Auctions and Tenders

The Law of Contract | Auctions and Tenders. Remembering that a contract equals offer + acceptance, at an auction, the auctioneer is not “offering to sell”. If this were the case, and 10 people accepted this by raising their hand then 9 of those people would be entitled to damages due to breach of contract. […]

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Mark Taylor

Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor states proudly in the Fujitsu advertising “What a great offer from Fujitsu” but is this really an offer? Can you really go into a Fujitsu shop and accept that offer? In reality yes you can, but the law surrounding this is quite different. For an agreement or contract to […]

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Advertising offers: Carbollic

Advertising Puffs Quite often on advertising, there are claims made and challenges set for consumers in a way designed to induce you into purchasing goods or services. But are these just a sales “puff” or are they binding on the company making the promises. All law students study a case from the late 1800’s called […]

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