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The Case of the Unrelated Biological Sisters and Ministerial Intervention

The Case of the Unrelated Biological Sisters and Ministerial Intervention

The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Honourable Peter Dutton, has exercised the rarely used ...
Subway Worker Allegedly Underpaid $16,000

Subway Worker Allegedly Underpaid $16,000

According to a recent article, The Australian Franchising Industry continues to be under fire following the Fair ...
When is a Company Insolvent?

When is a Company Insolvent?

Whether a company is insolvent can be relevant in a number of circumstances. A director of a company must ...
Family to be Deported After Living in Australia for Nine Years

Family to be Deported After Living in Australia for Nine Years

Daniel Lee and his family, who have lived in Australia for nine years, are facing deportation to Korea unless the ...
Local Law No. 17 – Grounds to Terminate?

Local Law No. 17 – Grounds to Terminate?

Until recently, a buyer of residential waterfront property on the Gold Coast was entitled to terminate the ...
Under new legislation, franchisors could be liable for franchisees’ breaches of the Fair Work Act

Under new legislation, franchisors could be liable for franchisees’ breaches of the Fair Work Act

On 1 March 2017, the Federal Government introduced new legislation into the House of Representatives that will ...
Declarations, Family Law and Bankruptcy – is Section 78 of the Family Law Act a hidden tool?

Declarations, Family Law and Bankruptcy – is Section 78 of the Family Law Act a hidden tool?

Under the Family Law Act (the ‘Act”), the Family Law Courts (the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court ...
Priority Employee Entitlements and Liquidations of Corporate Trustees – Position Clarified but Legislative Reform is Required

Priority Employee Entitlements and Liquidations of Corporate Trustees – Position Clarified but Legislative Reform is Required

A recent decision of the Victorian Supreme Court has highlighted the need for legislative reform with regards to ...
How Employees and Their Entitlements are Dealt With Upon the Sale of a Business

How Employees and Their Entitlements are Dealt With Upon the Sale of a Business

An issue that often arises between the Buyer and the Seller of a business is how to deal with not only the ...
Marino Law Raises Close to $6,000 to Help Highlight Australia’s Hidden Homelessness

Marino Law Raises Close to $6,000 to Help Highlight Australia’s Hidden Homelessness

On Thursday 22 June, Marino Law’s Partners and Senior Associates joined more than 200 of the Gold Coast’s most ...
Challenge of Pre-Nup set to take centre stage in Australia’s highest Court

Challenge of Pre-Nup set to take centre stage in Australia’s highest Court

It is not very often that family law issues are considered to be of such legal significance as to warrant a ...
Sweeping Changes to the Foreign Investment Withholding Tax Regime

Sweeping Changes to the Foreign Investment Withholding Tax Regime

The Australian Government has announced changes to the capital gains withholding rate and threshold for foreign ...
“Not Now – Not Ever” recommendations implemented after passing of 30 May 2017 deadline

“Not Now – Not Ever” recommendations implemented after passing of 30 May 2017 deadline

On Tuesday 30 May 2017 changes to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 automatically ...
Marino Law Shines a Light on Australia’s Hidden Homelessness

Marino Law Shines a Light on Australia’s Hidden Homelessness

On Thursday 22 June, Marino Law’s Partners and Senior Associates will join in the fight against homelessness at ...
Marino Law Takes a Walk on the Wild Side at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Marino Law Takes a Walk on the Wild Side at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Marino Law is proud to become a sponsor of the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation with the purchase of an ...
Stefanovic Settlement

Stefanovic Settlement

www.news.com.au is today reporting that The Today Show host Karl Stefanovic has finalised his “divorce” with his ...
Renunciation of Executorship – is it possible?

Renunciation of Executorship – is it possible?

If you have been named as the executor of an estate in a will, and you don’t wish to take on that role upon the ...
But they are old enough to decide where they want to live aren’t they?

But they are old enough to decide where they want to live aren’t they?

This would have to be one of the most common questions asked in parenting proceedings, particularly with older ...
Marino Law Strengthens Litigation Offering

Marino Law Strengthens Litigation Offering

Marino Law has strengthened its litigation offering with the appointment of Mark Steele as Senior ...
Lenders take care when registering security interests with trading trusts

Lenders take care when registering security interests with trading trusts

We recently provided advice in a matter where a number of lenders and financiers had registered security interests ...
Parenting Proceedings – A “Do Not Do” List

Parenting Proceedings – A “Do Not Do” List

Unfortunately when parents separate, it is sometimes the case that they cannot agree on what living arrangements ...
Time for Queensland’s Department of Child Safety to step up says Family Court Judge Catherine Carew

Time for Queensland’s Department of Child Safety to step up says Family Court Judge Catherine Carew

The Courier Mail recently reported on a decision of Her Honour Justice Catherine Carew wherein she lambasted the ...
Publication Order Highlights Father’s Plight to Find Missing Children

Publication Order Highlights Father’s Plight to Find Missing Children

www.mamamia.com.au today reports on the plight of Harry Speath of Brisbane who has not seen his two young children ...
Inheritances – In or Out?

Inheritances – In or Out?

The issue of a prospective inheritance or an actual inheritance often comes up in discussions with clients ...
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