It’s been said that lawyers are much like firefighters – called to help on what might be the worst days of a client’s life. Once the fires’ doused and business and/or personal crises return to normality, there is little ongoing need for a lawyer in one’s day-to-day life beyond the provision of good counsel and […]
http://www.degroots.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/logo.png00Alice Bartelshttp://www.degroots.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/logo.pngAlice Bartels2017-07-06 11:08:422017-07-06 11:14:08Contributing to better lawyering: In conversation with Margot de Groot
This article was originally published in the STEP Journal Volume 25/Issue 2. I was recently asked to address a group of students at a university college on the approaches that have sustained me over the 30-plus years I have been practising law, which have largely been spent in wills and estates. I observed that it […]
http://www.degroots.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/logo.png00Alice Bartelshttp://www.degroots.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/logo.pngAlice Bartels2017-03-24 11:03:202017-03-24 11:03:20The old ones are the best ones.
As you may be aware, Family Law legislation was amended in December 2000 to allow parties to a marriage or anticipated marriage to enter into binding financial agreements. These agreements determine how property will be distributed between the parties in the event of a marriage break up. The legislation is most particular on the formalities […]