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Trade mark applications

14 Jun Trade Mark Applications

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Trade_Mark_Applications-200206_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   Trade Mark Applications are governed by the Trade Marks Act 1995 (“the Act”) and administered by the Commonwealth government body, IP Australia (Intellectual Property Australia). This article...

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Wills and estates

07 Jun Wills and Estates

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Wills_and_estates__compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   A will is a written document that sets out how the will maker (testator) wants his or her assets to be divided after death.    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no"...

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Probate and letters of administration

07 Jun Probate and Letters of Administration

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Probate-and-Letters-of-Administration_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   When a person dies, the Executor of the deceased’s Will is charged with the responsibility of distributing the assets (estate) of the deceased. In many cases, a...

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Testamentary trusts

07 Jun Testamentary Trusts

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Testamentary_Trusts__compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   A testamentary trust is a trust that becomes effective upon death and must be established in a Will. The establishment of a testamentary trust allows the assets...

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Australian taxation law for residents

07 Jun Australian Taxation (Residence Rules)

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Australian-Taxation-residence-rules-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   This article discusses Australia's taxation laws in regards to residency and outlines the recent tax rates for both resident and non-resident taxpayers. These principles are utilised in...

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power of attorney and guardianship

07 Jun Power of Attorney & Guardianship

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Power_of_Attorney_and_Guardianship-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   A power of attorney is a legal document made by a 'principal', who authorises another person (the 'attorney') to act on the principal's behalf in certain areas....

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legal research using AustLII

07 Jun Legal Research on the Internet using AustLII

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Legal-Research-Austlii-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   The Australian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) was established by the law faculties of the University of Technology Sydney and the University of New South Wales to provide...

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legal professional privilege between lawyer and client

07 Jun Legal Professional Privilege

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Legal-Professional-Privilege-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   Legal Professional Privilege is an important principle in law which ensures that clients can place their trust in their lawyer. This article looks at the nature of...

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