WHAT IS A DE FACTO?

At Coode & Corry, we are often asked, when does someone become a de facto?  The answer we give is, that there is no simple definition. While a marriage is a well defined event occurring on a certain day, the law surrounding when a de facto relationship commences...

JUST SIGN THIS SIMPLE DOCUMENT

Lawyers can all tell stories about clients who have been convinced to “just sign” a document, without wasting money on legal advice, and then later when everything goes wrong and they seek legal advice inevitably the lawyer says, you should have come and seen me...

PARKING FINES

From Letters to the Editor in one of our local newspapers, I gather a number of people have been fined for parking their cars on what they think is their own home or property.   In many of the new suburbs that Councils have allowed to be built the roads are so narrow...

NEW OPENING HOURS

As a result of the response to our decision to open late on Tuesday and Thursday nights, we are going to trial being available by appointment on Saturday mornings and other mid week evenings.   However, you need to make an appointment for those times....