News & Resources

New Smoking Prohibitions in Body Corporates

  • October 1, 2019

NEW SMOKING PROHIBITIONS IN BODY CORPORATES  At present, Body Corporates (BC’s) are covered by the general anti-smoking regulations that state that no one can smoke within 4 meters of any pedestrian public entrance point and nowhere inside the unit if it is a place of business. Beyond those restrictions however, there was not, until now,…

Separation for persons in de facto relationships

  • September 10, 2019

For persons who are in a de facto relationship, there is no need to make any application for a divorce order. If the parties to the de facto relationship had registered their relationship with the Queensland Births Deaths and Marriages office, then an application to deregister the relationship must me filed with that Government Department…

Retaining Walls

  • August 22, 2019

RETAINING WALLS A retaining wall is a structure designed to hold up an embankment of soil which has been artificially created following either the cutting and excavation or back filling of a sloped allotment of land. In most cases the earthworks are performed to create a more usable level platform of soil for building construction….

Executors Questions Answered

  • August 8, 2019

On the 7th of August Zande Law ran a seminar on ‘Executors Questions Answered’. A big thank you to all of our guests. Judging from feedback, all information was well received. Watch out for upcoming seminars!

Grey Matters Live!

  • June 15, 2019

GREY MATTERS! Ageing. Your Choice. Your Life. Your way. What a great success and fantastic day all round. We had an honest conversation about growing older in Australia, at our local North Lakes Hotel,

Health Check For Your Enduring Power Of Attorney

  • May 23, 2019

HEALTH CHECK FOR YOUR ENDURING POWER OF ATTORNEY Medically speaking, we all know that a regular health check-up with your Doctor (even when we are not sick) can detect and cure health problems before they become unmanageable. In many ways, the same practice should be followed with legal documents such as Enduring Powers of Attorney…

Generation Dance Sponsor

  • March 18, 2019

Zande Law were delighted to help sponsor a group of students from GENERATION DANCE. Our donation will help them travel to the USA in April to perform in Disneyland, Universal Studios and Hollywood. Josh Zande had the pleasure of delivering our donation and joining in rehearsal!

What Is A Trust?

  • March 8, 2019

WHAT IS A TRUST?   Once a decision is made to buy an asset or start up a business, the next common question is, will I acquire this asset in my individual name, or in a company or a trust? Individual ownership is easy to understand. A company is also relatively well understood as a…

Can You Record A Personal Conversation?

  • February 15, 2019

CAN YOU RECORD A PERSONAL CONVERSATION? It would be nice to live in a world where we could always trust everyone to always tell the truth. Sadly the risk of being caught out by lies or manipulated by statements or promises that are later denied can often drive people to consider recording communications or conversations…

Parenting Plans

  • January 17, 2019

PARENTING PLANS For the parents of any separated family, reaching and sticking to agreements as to how to continue to raise their children is often one, if not the most important goal. If the parents can’t agree, the dispute ultimately is resolved by a Family Court Judge who will make Orders effectively telling the parents…