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Equitable interest

Equitable Interest Claims in Real Property

Property Disputes… What is a legal interest?  An “interest” in respect to land is defined by the Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld) as a “legal or equitable estate in the
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Terminating a Contract

Contract Termination – How to Avoid Litigation

Terminating a contract A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties which sets out rights and obligations of the parties and the consideration provided by one party in exchange of the
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Queensland Rental Law Reform

Queensland Rental Law Reform What is the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act? The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (Qld) (the ‘Act’) comprise of various rules applicable to
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Capacity

Capacity

Capacity   What is ‘capacity’ in civil litigation? Capacity is a legal term referring to a person’s ability to exercise the decision-making process. An adult person is presumed to have
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Will Disputes

Will Disputes

Will Disputes… Why challenge the validity of a Will? Circumstances may arise that call into question the validity of the Will. If you are challenging a Will, you are arguing
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BIF Act - Building Disputes

BIF Act

BIF Act… What is the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) (‘BIF Act’)? The BIF Act was primarily enacted to help people working in the building and construction industry in being
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Terminating a Contract

Estate Litigation

Estate litigation… This article relates to the law in Queensland. Contesting a Will? By contesting a Will, you are arguing that the distribution of assets among beneficiaries under the Will
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