What does bankruptcy really mean?

We would like to acknowledge that the following article came from Adam Halstead of Goldbergs Lawyers group which recently merged with WMD Law. Adam was interviewed on radio concerning bankruptcy and these are his views: Most people have heard of bankruptcy but what does it really mean? Being bankrupt might be described ... More

Social Media and Family Law

Social media is extremely popular as it allows you to easily connect with family and friends all over the world. What you may not be aware of is that what you post on social media may affect the outcome of your parenting proceedings. It is important to remember that the Family Court has allowed photos and other material ... More

We all know that Wills can be revoked – sometimes this can happen without you being aware of it

We would like to acknowledge that the following article came from the Goldbergs Lawyers group and its founder, Grahame Goldberg who happens to be the former commodore of the Royal Motor Yacht Club at Newport! The Goldbergs group comprises of Goldbergs Lawyers (operating since 1964) in the Sydney CBD, Mulally Myllot ... More

The highs and lows of Christmas

For most of us, Christmas is a happy if somewhat exhausting time. It is a time when there is more opportunity to meet with family and friends and, for most of us, it is very enjoyable. For some, however, it is a difficult and stressful time and for those who are already facing marital problems it can be a tipping point ... More

Bankruptcy in Family Law Property Proceedings

If you are going through a separation and you or your partner are or become bankrupt, it is important to know how it can affect the way a Court will deal with property division. Once a person becomes bankrupt, their property is immediately vested in the trustee in bankruptcy. The bankruptcy trustee may then be joined as ... More

Wollongong – Round 9

Wollongong Golf Club was the venue the penultimate McGrath Foundation pink round in this year’s RMYCPH Golf Club championship. Twenty nine golfers, mostly in pink or at least McGrath Foundation caps, played Round 9 in ideal conditions.    The beach-side course, featuring the largest fairway bunkers outside of the ... More

Implementing new business ideas safely – establishing a business based on Intellectual Property

WMD Law When starting a new business or developing a business idea involving intellectual property it is vital to protect the products of your hard work and knowledge. The first step is to determine what needs protecting, and then to determine how best to protect it. Intellectual property is an important asset which is ... More

R.E.S.P.E.C.T the P.R.O.B.A.T.E

WMD Law Few people would be unaware that Aretha Franklin died recently and that fans the world over have mourned someone who was acclaimed as a master of her art. Unfortunately, something that Aretha did not master was proper estate planning. It has been widely reported that she did not leave a Will despite advice from ... More

Barden Ridge – Round 7

The Shire’s Barden Ridge Golf Course was the venue for Round 7 of the RMYCPH Golf Club. Tee-ing off in cold breezy conditions, it took the thirty hardy golfers few holes to warm-up. Once warmed-up the Stableford points flowed with 5 golfers handing cards with 36 points or better. John Stewart had a cracker round, ... More

It’s not just parents who can apply for parenting orders

WMD Law Mention the breakdown of a marriage where young children are involved and most people will have in mind the effect on children of separation from a parent and the distress that it can cause the parent who is not the day to day carer of the children. Less obvious is the effect of the marital breakdown on the ... More