The Hague Convention

The Hague Convention (“HC”) is the international law that governs the abduction of children. Abduction is defined as taking children from a country without the consent of their parents or guardians. Essentially, the HC regulates how countries interact with each other...

Meth contaminated properties

A property that has been used to manufacture methamphetamine, or has had methamphetamine smoked inside, can be contaminated with methamphetamine residue that can be present on the surfaces inside the property. A property used for manufacturing this illicit drug has...

Relationship Property

The division of relationship property is regulated by the Property (Relationship) Act 1976 (“RPA”), the intention of which is to recognise fair division of the relationship property at the end of a relationship. There is a presumption of equal 50/50 division, unless...

Terms of trade

Time and time again, we are approached by disgruntled business owners and dissatisfied customers to help resolve disputes arising from deals made on the basis of informal arrangements. The law certainly assists in defining and clarifying certain aspects of the...