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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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Severing joint tenancy ownership of property

07 Jun Severing Joint Tenancy

[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/Severing-Joint-Tenancy-Section-66G-200207_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   This article examines how a co-owner in a Joint Tenancy of property can force the other co-owner/s to sell the property by obtaining a court order (order...

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Property and financial settlements in family law

07 Jun Property & Financial Settlements in Family Law

[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/Property__Financial_Settlements_in_Family_Law_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   This article will discuss what property and financial assets can be divided between partners and how the courts will go about this process. This article will focus...

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Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)

07 Jun Alternative Dispute Resolution

[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/Alternative_Dispute_Resolution-200207_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) refers to processes in which a third party is used to resolve disputes between parties. ‘Alternative’ refers to the fact that the premise...

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Applying for partner visas

07 Jun Partner Visas Subclass 820 and Subclass 801

[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/Partner-visa_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   This article contains a discussion of the application process to migrate to Australia when sponsored by a partner, in particular partner visas (subclass 820-temporary / subclass 801-permanent).   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row...

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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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Temporary business (long stay) visa

07 Jun Temporary Business (Long Stay) Visas

[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/Temporary-Business-Long-Stay-Visas-Subclass-457_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]     NOTE: The Subclass 457 Visa has been replaced by the TSS Visa (Subclass 482). Click here for our recent article on the TSS Visa. Employers in Australia who...

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Retirement visa (subclass 405)

07 Jun Retirement Visas

[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/Retirement-Visas-190625_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   As of 1 July 2015, the Retirement Visa (subclass 410 - Temporary) has been replaced by the Investor Retirement Visa (subclass 405 - Temporary). This Article will...

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Contributory parent visa

07 Jun Contributory Parent Visas

[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/Contributory_Parent_Visas-200210_compressed-1.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   This article looks at the contributory parent visa arrangements which result in a significant increase in the number of places available for the parent migration program in...

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