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Caveats Come With a Warning, Too

> 21 December 2016

This week I return to the two-edged sword theme from my previous article. Another classic example, this time from the world of property, is the caveat. A caveat is a legal notice that can be registered…
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Legal Weapons Cut Both Ways

> 7 December 2016

Last week I wrote about the relatively peaceful and productive world of property. This week I will look at the decidedly unpeaceful and often destructive world of legal disputes. Be aware the legal armoury…
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Much Determines the Validity of Wills

> 22 November 2016

One of the common disputes with wills concerns determining whether or not the person who made the will - who by then is usually no longer with us - had what is known as “testamentary capacity”.
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Sometimes You Might Need to Fight

> 9 November 2016

Two recent cases, one from the UK and the other decided in Australia, provide good examples of the power and proper function of our courts. They also illustrate how, unfortunately, ordinary citizens sometimes…
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Freedom of Speech Has Its Limits

> 12 October 2016

One of the best shows in town for the past few weeks has been the presidential race to the bottom in the US. The land of freedom of speech has thrown up personal and very public attacks, lewd and offensive…
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