Many people believe that using a DIY Will kit will be cheaper and easier than seeking advice from a solicitor – however this is not always the case. In fact, using a DIY Will kit could end up costing far more than seeking legal assistance.
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The law protects parties to property transactions from deceptive conduct. Section 18 of the Australian Consumer Law prohibits a person in trade or commerce participating in conduct that is misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.
This provision spans a wide range of conduct across all industries and has been the subject of many cases and judgments.
This post looks at misleading and deceptive conduct specifically in relation to property transactions and can hopefully give an overview of the type of conduct that is prohibited under the law in relation to property transactions.
A recent report by Pitcher Partners and Swinburne University has shown that sons are now not the only choice to be heirs to a business – daughters and other family members are increasingly becoming considered to run the business or take on the role of senior executive.
The final stages of E-Conveyancing are set to be implemented in new South Wales and it is anticipated that the new system will improve the efficiency of property transactions.