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Testamentary Trusts, Wills & Education Costs

How to pay for your grandkids’ education through your Will?

It’s in our nature to look out for our loved ones and one of the most valuable assets you will ever ‘own’ is your education. So it’s not surprising that we receive a number of calls from people wishing to...Read More
School Holidays & Divorce: Who gets to see the kids

School Holidays & Family Law: Who gets the kids?

With school holidays coming up, it can be a difficult time for separated families to agree upon and juggle arrangements in relation to their children and what time they will spend with each parent. Unfortunately for those families the tension…

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Off-the-plan property law | Sutherland shire property lawyers

Off-the-plan property: Recent changes in the law

There’s good news for investors nervous about purchasing property ‘off-the-plan’. Recent changes to NSW property laws will make it harder for unscrupulous developers to back out of off-the-plan contracts for residential property. What are off-the-plan contracts? An off-the-plan contract is…

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Blackwoods Beach, Cronulla, Sutherland Shire

7 Spots to cool off in the Sutherland Shire this summer

It’s summer, it’s hot and you want to cool off. Why not try a different spot next time you head down for a swim? Here’s some refreshing ideas: 1. Darook Park | Cronulla Nestled away in South Cronulla, surrounded by…

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Kids Recipe Ideas - Southern Waters Legal

5 Kids recipe ideas that’ll keep them busy these holidays

So…Christmas has come and gone. New Year’s celebrations have passed. Along comes the dreaded ‘school holiday boredom’… Struggling for ideas to keep the kids happy? Buy yourself a few hours relaxation with these 5 ultra simple kids recipe ideas! 1….

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Eloura Beach, Cronulla, Sydney

Law of the ocean: 10 tips for safe swimming this summer

When summer hits, there’s truly no better place to be, than in the deep blue sea, swimming at one of our fantastic Sutherland Shire beaches! A visit to the beach does have its dangers however, so here’s our top 10…

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Legal aspects of Christmas gifting

The legal side to Christmas gifting: What you need to know

Christmas is that wonderful time of year when we shower our loved ones in gifts to celebrate the festive season. While it’s a joyous time for both those who are giving and receiving its important to forward think and know…

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Santa Claus - Divorce & Separation

Santa & Mrs Claus are getting a divorce! Who sees the reindeers for Christmas lunch?

Christmas is an exciting time of year, one filled with love and laughter, but also quite a hectic time of year getting presents ready for family. Finishing off jobs at work can cause emotions to rise and the stress that…

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Leah Rattew | Property Law & Conveyancing Solicitor in the Sutherland Shire

Staff Spotlight – Introducing Leah Rattew

We’re excited to introduce our newest addition to the Southern Waters Legal team, Solicitor, Leah Rattew. Leah has recently joined Southern Waters’ Property Law & Conveyancing team, bringing with her a wealth of legal experience. In 2005, Leah graduated with…

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Office Christmas parties: A warning to employers…

Guess what? It’s office Christmas party season and at some point during the coming weeks, we’re sure you’re all booked in for that once-a-year party to end all parties! Mention the words “office Christmas party” and people will react –…

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