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The Gowland Awards 2018

The Gowland Awards 2018

Another Successful Annual Event in Denouncing Domestic Violence Denial The Team at Gowland Legal, led by our Principal Solicitor Lyndal Gowland, are delighted to announce the success of the 3rd Inaugural Gowland Awards in 2018.   On Monday 26 November, the stage...

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Domestic Violence and Tenancy Laws

Domestic Violence and Tenancy Laws

It is important for those who have suffered domestic violence to know their rights when it comes to their tenancy agreement. People can feel they are ‘locked down’ to their rental property, and may use this as a reason for staying with a perpetrator of domestic...

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Legal Loopholes When Shopping Online

Legal Loopholes When Shopping Online

Do you shop online? Do you know your rights? Australians spend more than $11 billion every year on online retail, yet an alarmingly high proportion of consumers are not aware of their basic online shopping rights, and what methods of recourse they can take when...

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The ‘What’s What’ in Estate Planning

The ‘What’s What’ in Estate Planning

We’ve all heard these words thrown around before… “Go get a Will” or “Have you got an Advance Care Directive in place?” But what estate planning document actually does what? Here is our quick guide to estate planning documents. Will A Will is a...

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Safe Beds for Pets Program

Safe Beds for Pets Program

Pets can be at the heart of domestic violence cases. Often perpetrators of domestic violence will prevent partners and children from leaving the home by threatening to harm the family pets. Victims can often feel they have no choice but to stay in violent...

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The DIY Will Kit: Pitfalls and Dangers

The DIY Will Kit: Pitfalls and Dangers

Why should I pay a solicitor to write my will when I can do it myself for $30 with a DIY will kit?” – the Famous Last Words of Poor Schmuck Buck*. We’ve often heard these words uttered before; at the post office, family gatherings, funerals – you name it! As lawyers,...

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