Szabo & Associates News & Updates

The Latest Conveyancing, Wills & Probate and Business Law news from Szabo & Associates

New Rules for Low Range Drink Driving Offences in NSW

drink driving blog 560x466

If a person drives a motor vehicle on a public road “under the influence” of a blood alcohol concentration of between 0.05 and 0.079, they commit the offence of Low Range PCA (Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol).

Continue reading
  99 Hits
99 Hits

Complying with Multiple Development Consents on the Same Site

multiple development blog 560x466

Leda Manorstead Pty Ltd (“Leda”) is the developer of the Cobaki Estate, a major residential development in northeast New South Wales. In December 2010, concept approval was given for the Cobaki Estate project which involves 5500 residential dwellings, a town centre and complementary areas including open spaces and wildlife corridors.

Continue reading
  107 Hits
107 Hits

Land and Environment Court’s Powers to Agree Easements

land and environment blog 560x466

Continue reading
  59 Hits
59 Hits

A New Capital Gains Tax ‘Safe Harbour’ for Executors or Beneficiaries Experiencing Delays in Selling an Inherited Property

capital gains tax blog 560x466

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has recently issued guidelines that could be of relevance for executors or beneficiaries who have been having suffering delays in selling a deceased’s main residence.

Continue reading
  177 Hits
177 Hits

Estranged Spouse’s Claim on her Husband’s Estate was not Superior to that of Deceased’s Adult’s Children: Squire v Squire (2019)

estranged spouse blog 560x466

Background

When Richard Squire separated from his second wife, Corrine, they agreed to divide their assets equally, including the proceeds from selling the matrimonial home. Before he managed to change his Will to reflect the new circumstances, Richard died unexpectedly. His existing Will left everything to his estranged wife. As it stood, this would prevent Richard's adult children, from his first marriage, receiving any family financial provision, even though he had promised to change his Will to leave everything to them.

Continue reading
  171 Hits
171 Hits

We’re here to help.

Get in touch

Please let us know your name.
Please let us know your email address.
Please enter your phone number.
Please select which service you require?
Please let us know your message.
Please tick the box below
Invalid Input