The decision of Legal Services Commissioner v Ronald Aubrey Lawson (LCR v Lawson) is sad, because it involves a practitioner of decades standing with no prior disciplinary matters who is now at the end of his career with a blemished record. Clients frequently ask why legal advice is so expensive, and why do lawyers have […]
Griffith Uni Women in Law Equity Breakfast our Christine Smyth had the pleasure and privilege to present with other talented and accomplished female lawyers this morning, at the annual Griffith Uni Women in Law Equity Breakfast. The theme being Balance For Better in the Legal Profession encouraged much debate and discussion, with the delegates being […]
Do you have questions about wills, inheritance, or enduring powers of attorney? Then tune in next Tuesday for our podcast with ABC Radio Southern Queensland where our expert Christine Smyth discusses enduring powers of attorney, the pros and cons of Will-Kits, post-it-note Wills, as well as estate challenges and administration matters.
With recent significant amendments to the QLD Powers of Attorney Act, this is a timely article about preparing for retirement and the critical role a professionally crafted Power of Attorney can make to your retirement plans. There are critical changes to the definitions of conflict transactions and the law of ademption. If you have left […]
Christine Smyth talks with David Liffe ABC radio about wills, powers of attorney, inheritance and elder law issues. In this episode Christine Smyth discusses informal wills with a focus on the recent decision where a post it note was found to be a will and how that could be possible. Christine also discusses the many […]
Christine Smyth talks with David Liffe ABC radio about wills, powers of attorney, inheritance and elder law issues. In this episode Christine Smyth discusses the complexities associated with managing the affairs of deceased person the importance of having a Power of Attorney and the impact of being an Attorney.
ABC RADIO – Christine Smyth joins ABC radio host Bill McDonald in answering callers questions on all things related to Wills, Estate Administration, Powers of Attorney and general law concerns. Should you have any questions relating to your own will, power of attorney or inheritance, please call on our expertise on (07) 55 294 548. […]