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Why should I see a lawyer to make my Will?

Will writing solicitor Why should I see a Will writing solicitor to make a Will? The question I am asked regularly is “Why should I pay a Will writing solicitor to make my Will when I can get one much cheaper, even free”. While we all want something for nothing, quality in a Will is […]

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Am I an Excluded Person? QBCC Dispute Resolution

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is responsible for licensing Queensland Builders, Contractors, QBCC dispute resolution and Certifiers. The Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld) (QBCC Act) and the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2003 (QBCC Regulation) are the two primary sources of legislation which regulates the building industry in Queensland. […]

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A Man’s Home is his Castle? Construction Lawyers

Legal representation QCAT The saying ‘A man’s home is his castle’ is attributed to 17th Century English politician and jurist Sir Edward Coke, who used the statement in argument for the supremacy of the common law and the right to privacy. Meanings other than the original have been given to the statement in the years since […]

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Other Arrangements Under The BIFA

Beware the Other Arrangement under the BIFA The objective of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (‘BIFA’) is to ‘entitle certain persons who carry out construction work…to a timely payment for the work they carry out…’[1] Its purpose is to ensure money is flowing down the contractual chain. If you think you may need a […]

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Estate Lawyers In Brisbane

Becker Watt Lawyers are your Wills and Estate Lawyers Brisbane; our professional team will support and guide you through all processes surrounding Wills and Estates, including dealing with the estate administration of a deceased family member or friend. Out team are sensitive to your circumstances and will guide you through the whole process in order […]

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