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Body Corporates Behaving Badly

  • April 24, 2018

Body Corporates Behaving Badly To the general public, the term “Body Corporate” is recognised as a property ownership arrangement where individuals own one particular unit contained within a larger multi-unit complex.  For those actually involved in Body Corporates (BC’s), the term is often more aligned with a hellish twist of confusing rules and procedures which…

Does the Family Court believe in the Easter Bunny?

  • March 20, 2018

Does the Family Court believe in the Easter Bunny? For many Christians, Easter is considered the most important event in the church’s calendar. Around the same time, other religions of course also have important events as well. There is “Passover” for the Jews, “Holi” for Hindus, Buddha’s Birthday for Buddhists and Tomb-sweeping day for the…

Announcing Zande Law’s Charity For 2018 “The Common Good”

  • February 14, 2018

Zande Law’s Charity for 2018 Every year we at Zande Law seek out a charity worthy of support for the coming year. In past year the charities have included the Redcliffe Hospital Foundation, Young Care, an orphanage service in China and disaster relief for earth quake victims in Tibet. This year we are staying local…

A Better Way To Resolve Child Custody Battles On The Horizon?

  • January 16, 2018

A Better Way To Resolve Child Custody Battles On The Horizon? Although not well known, any member of the public has the right to go and observe any Court proceedings on any day. This right is based on the principle that justice must not only be done but “seen to be done”. In the Supreme…

Our Federal Politicians and the Dual Citizenship Debacle

  • December 13, 2017

Our Federal Politicians and the dual citizenship debacle Over the past months the dual citizenship issue has rattled Federal Parliament forcing the disqualification or resignation of four members from the House of Representatives (HOR), four Senators and raising the question above the heads of many more. Each of these vacancies must now be filled according…

USA Gun Control – Not that hard?

  • November 14, 2017

The latest mass shooting incident in the US has once again forced the topic of US gun control onto the headlines. What is well known is that the root of the problem lies with the American Constitution which famously contains the guaranteed right of all US citizens “to bear arms”.  A “Constitution” operates as a…

Same-Sex Marriage

  • October 12, 2017

5 Things To Think About with Same-Sex Marriage The Australia wide plebiscite vote on same-sex marriage is set to close on 27 October. None of us are obligated to vote and the government is free to ignore the result. Many however consider the issue to be very important and if that is you, here are…

You Want to Separate Under One Roof

  • September 11, 2017

You Want To Separate Under One Roof For many, a relationship breakdown brings logistical and/or financial difficulties that make it impossible for separate accommodation until an agreement on a full property division can be reached. As a consequence, many of these couples find themselves having to serve out a time of being separated whilst still…

Family Loans – 3 Things You Should Know

  • August 29, 2017

Since very early days, family members have often asked for, or offered inter-family private loans to assist with personal financial dilemmas. In present times with the ever rising cost of living/housing and other nasty events such as unexpected loss of employment or divorce/relationship breakdown, inter-family loans are consequently becoming far more common.  Because the loans…

The Lakes College Fun Run 2017

  • August 13, 2017

Zande Law, is a proud sponsor of the Lakes College fun run. We would like to congratulate the Lakes college on a fantastic well organised event! Check out our photos on Facebook.