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An adult with full mental capacity has the right to decide whether or not to receive medical treatment (NOT Euthanasia)

  • 19 May 2016

The interesting case of Hunter and New England Area Health Service v A[2009] NSWSC 761…
Mr A developed renal failure and was kept alive by mechanical ventilation and kidney dialysis in hospital. The hospital later became aware of a document drafted by Mr A stating he would refuse renal dialysis. The hospital sought a declaration to effect his wishes. 

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An adult with full mental capacity has the right to decide whether or not to receive medical treatment (NOT Euthanasia)

  • 19 May 2016

The interesting case of Hunter and New England Area Health Service v A[2009] NSWSC 761…
Mr A developed renal failure and was kept alive by mechanical ventilation and kidney dialysis in hospital. The hospital later became aware of a document drafted by Mr A stating he would refuse renal dialysis. The hospital sought a declaration to effect his wishes. 

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New Conveyancing Rules - Effective from 1 May 2016

  • 29 Apr 2016

The Real Property Amendment (Electronic Conveyancing) Act 2015 has introduced a new section 12E into the Real Property Act 1900 which allows the Registrar General to make Conveyancing Rules.

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New Conveyancing Rules - Effective from 1 May 2016

  • 29 Apr 2016

The Real Property Amendment (Electronic Conveyancing) Act 2015 has introduced a new section 12E into the Real Property Act 1900 which allows the Registrar General to make Conveyancing Rules.

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Jeff's big tax break

  • 27 Apr 2016

Testamentary Trust Wills (TTW)are not only for the rich, even in modest estates the additional costs may be minimal compared to potential tax savings.

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Jeff's big tax break

  • 27 Apr 2016

Testamentary Trust Wills (TTW)are not only for the rich, even in modest estates the additional costs may be minimal compared to potential tax savings.

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Losing the Plot - Decision Alert: NSW Court of Appeal

  • 05 Apr 2016

APRIL 2016 – The NSW Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Arfaras v Vosnakis [2016] NSWCA 65 concerning the enforceability of a verbal promise concerning the right to be buried in a particular plot.

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Losing the Plot - Decision Alert: NSW Court of Appeal

  • 05 Apr 2016

APRIL 2016 – The NSW Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Arfaras v Vosnakis [2016] NSWCA 65 concerning the enforceability of a verbal promise concerning the right to be buried in a particular plot.

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Unlock your Superannuation Benefits - Ioppolo&Hesford v Conti [2013] WASC 389

  • 23 Mar 2016

Mr and Mrs Conti were estranged. They retained a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) in which they were sole members and trustees.

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Unlock your Superannuation Benefits - Ioppolo&Hesford v Conti [2013] WASC 389

  • 23 Mar 2016

Mr and Mrs Conti were estranged. They retained a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) in which they were sole members and trustees.

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