Forcing the Issue

WMD Law I have been an accredited specialist in Family Law for the last 25 years and have practiced extensively in Family Law for 35 years. One of the most common utterances I hear in parenting disputes is "I won't force the children to go with their (mother or father)." I am frequently asked by my Family Law clients ... More

Boat Owners Meeting Report

Boat Owners Meeting – July 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday evening 20th July saw around fifty Boat Owner, Life and Veteran members attend the Boat Owner Drinks and Nibbles in the Marina Bar at the RMYC PH. The evening was an informal opportunity for new and existing boat owners to; meet fellow boat owners, ... More

Round 6, The Ridge

Round 6 of the RMYC Port Hacking Golf Club was played at the Barden Ridge golf course.   At 6:45 am, before sunrise, thirty cold golfers huddled at The Ridge for Round 6. In chilly 8°C conditions with a bitter winters westerly blowing, “Bbbbrrrrrr “ …… was a common gggggrrrreeting among the assembling ... More

Good Fences Make Good Neighbours

WMD Law The statement "good fences make good neighbours" is most often attributed to the poet Robert Frost. However a version of this proverb or statement exists in many different cultures and languages. We have seen a spate of neighbour disputes lately and I thought it was timely to outline some of the areas where ... More

Round 5 Eastlake Golf Club

Round 5 of the RMYC Port Hacking Golf Club was played at the Eastlake course. The “Winter Solstice” round was notable for a number of records. A record low air temperature at tee-off, just 8°C. A record number of golfers. 31 golfers teed-off.    A record mid-season slump, with a record number of ... More

Alzheimers and Dementia – Keeping Control

WMD Law A diagnosis of alzheimers or dementia is a devastating event not only for the person concerned but for their family. The realisation of the disease's inevitable onset is coupled to a fear that control over the affected person's life will be lost and that uncertainty adds to the stress already brought on by the ... More

Liverpool Golf Club – Round 4, 2017

Round 4 of the RMYC Port Hacking Golf Club saw twenty seven golfers tee-up at picturesque Liverpool Golf Club. The greens were dewy in cool early morning, especially down at the Georges River end of the course. The greens quickened faster as the day warmed. Mike Barlow, our 2016 Golf Club Champion presented the indivi... More

Royal Flying Doctor Service – Outback Car Trek

Griffith to Port Macquarie 4th - 10th June This year, on ANZAC Day, we collected donations and raised over $1300 towards the Outback Car Trek supporting the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Club members Stuart Fraser and Matt Coleman are taking their 1967 Chevy Impala on the road and off the beaten track for this year’s ... More

Not So Social Media

WMD Law Most of us are quite familiar with various social media platforms and I expect that many of the Club’s members are regular Facebook users. If you are, you will no doubt see how quickly the expression of opinions on Facebook can move from polite disagreement to vitriolic abuse. The relative anonymity of the ... More

Tips for Keeping your Legal Fees Down

WMD Law Legal disputes can be costly both in terms of money and personal stress but there are things you can do to keep these expenses down. In no particular order they include the following: Be organised. Try to provide your lawyers with all your documents and material in a clear and chronological way. The less time ... More