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Splitting Superannuation after a Separation

Saving for your retirement should be a priority for all working Australians. Keeping your superannuation in-check helps you maintain and enjoy the same lifestyle after you stop working. That’s why you need to be aware of what can happen to your super entitlements if your relationship breaks down. Splitting up can be an emotionally and [...] Read More

Things to Consider when Separating from your Partner

There are many reasons for a marriage to break down... Separating from your partner is not easy and can get complicated, so understanding the requirements and processes can be helpful during this highly emotional and stressful time. Separation officially begins when you stop living together as a couple. Although, it is also possible to break [...] Read More

Everything you need to Know about Contesting a Will in Victoria

If you have been left out of a will recently or you feel that the will doesn’t fairly provide for you, you may be eligible to contest the will. Contesting a will is often referred to as a ‘Family Provision Claim,’ ‘Testator Family Maintenance List’ or ‘Part IV’ claim. It is an application made to [...] Read More

Rental Repairs: Knowing Your Tenant Rights

The rental world can be complex, especially when it comes to the tenant and landlord relationship. One of the most common disputes between tenants and landlords is repairs. Both sides have rules and regulations to help achieve a fair outcome when it comes to upkeep and maintenance, although they aren’t always straight-forward to manage! If [...] Read More

Wrongful Dismissal vs. Unfair Dismissal from Work

Losing your job can be a very stressful time, especially if you didn’t see it coming. If you feel your dismissal was in breach of the terms of your contract or you weren’t provided valid reasoning, you may have a claim you can put forward. Depending on your circumstances, your case may constitute as either [...] Read More

Special Disability Trust Wills

Looking after a disabled family member is a main priority for many Australians. For some, this may require being the primary carer and providing around the clock care. While every family has different circumstances, if you’re the primary carer for your disabled loved one, it’s vital to think about how they will be cared for [...] Read More

Meet Our Partner – Andrew Sutton, November 2018

Andrew Sutton first joined Le Brun & Associates as a solicitor in 2008, after completing a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Social Sciences at Monash University, Melbourne. Andrew, is committed to helping his clients His approachable nature and dedication to helping clients is what makes him stand out from many other solicitors. Andrew works [...] Read More

Australia’s Fascination with True Crime

Modern Australia has always been enthralled by true crime. Since its literary inception in the 1820s and its TV debut in the 1950s, crime fiction has been the unstoppable genre – capable of exciting, intriguing and terrifying its audiences from go to woe. Our obsessive binge-watching of documentaries such as Making a Murderer and The [...] Read More

What Happens to My Children if My Relationship Ends?

There are many things that can cause a relationship to break down. Sometimes issues can be sorted out by talking things through, or by attending family mediation. But not every relationship is meant to be, and if you’re part of couple going through a break up or divorce, you may be living through and learning [...] Read More

Why Young People Need A Will Too! 

One of the biggest myths is that only the elderly or chronically ill need a legal Will. While young and healthy people don’t want to think about dying, accidents or unforeseen circumstances are an unfortunate part of life! According to a nation-wide study, most Australians are thinking about or have a Will, but young people [...] Read More
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