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Drafting documents in advance to avoid a legal dispute

Drafting documents in advance to avoid a legal dispute

The common saying ‘prevention is better than cure’ is true for one’s health, however, it is also accurate for drafting legal documents. ‘Prevention’ in this case refers to having your affairs and documentation in order to avoid costly conflict or litigation in the...

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What is the Difference between a Solicitor and Barrister?

What is the Difference between a Solicitor and Barrister?

Many law firms confusingly refer to themselves as “Barristers and Solicitors.” You have heard of both, but what is the difference, and which type of lawyer should you contact for legal advice? You may see both solicitors and barrister attend Court, or hear both...

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Applying for a Liquor Licence

Applying for a Liquor Licence

Liquor licences are required by law for the majority of Australian business that serve alcohol to customers, and essentially outline when and where liquor can be served. There are different categories of liquor licences, and it is critical that you apply for the...

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Can I vary my pre-existing Parenting Orders?

Can I vary my pre-existing Parenting Orders?

After negotiating or litigating Parenting Orders, it is not uncommon that one party finds the Orders are not working for them. A common question we receive at Hume Taylor & Co is “Can I vary my Parenting Orders?” In most cases, the answer is no. However, if you...

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Why Do I Need a Will?

Why Do I Need a Will?

A validly executed Will is a vital component of estate planning. It is important your Will is prepared carefully by a solicitor in accordance with your wishes. ‘Will Kits’ have become popular over the years as they purport to allow individuals to write their own...

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