We were pleased to sponsor a plenary session at this year’s Family Law Retreat held at Noosa in June.
Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court, the Honourable Robert McLelland and Sydney Senior Counsel, Mr Michael Kearney SC gave interesting presentations on the topic “No Starting Point of Equality: True or False?”
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can appoint a trustee for sale for property owners who cannot agree about
whether or how to sell a property.
can be appointed under either section 38 of the Property Law Act (Qld) by Queensland State courts or by the Family
or Federal Circuit Courts under the Family
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A private auction is an ideal solution where more than one of the co-owners want to buy the other’s share. It can be used in both family law and non-family law matters. It is also relatively inexpensive and cost-effective.
This is a
better solution than forcing the sale of the property or arbitrarily
transferring to one party at a specified price. It can produce a ‘win-win’ outcome
for the former co-owners, because
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(also called Litigation Guardian / Guardian ad Litem / Next Friend)
takes a toll on the physical and mental health of the best of our clients.
you do if your client does not have the physical or mental capacity to give
instructions? Often this may be the type of case that has already been set down
for trial once, and the trial judge has allowed an adjournment on the basis
that the trial is going ahead next time, come what may.
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