Estate Planning Essentials

Estate Planning Essentials-Prompt Legal Services

Most of us know we need a plan in case something unexpected happens to us, but we may not know what is involved in the estate planning process. When it comes down to it, deciding who will inherit your estate is a big decision and an important part of life planning. If you are not
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Director Identification Number: The New Requirement for Company Directors in Australia

Director Identification Number

Starting November 2021, directors of Australian companies will need to apply for the Director Identification Number and verify their identity as part of a new statutory requirement of Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS). Who needs to apply for Director ID? Applying for a Director ID is free, and you need a director ID if you
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Solicitor Certificate Explained

Banks will often require individuals applying for a loan or guaranteeing a loan to receive certificates of independent legal advice (‘Solicitor Certificates’) from a solicitor about the potential consequences for the borrower/guarantor in the event of default under the loan agreement. For the banks, this achieves two objectives on their part. First, they ensure that
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Commercial Leases in Victoria

Commercial Leases in Victoria

You’re starting a business, and you need a commercial location. Whether you’re moving into your own office space for rent, setting up a shop or something else, this is a hugely exciting time for your business. Instead of signing on the dotted line immediately, it’s very important that you cautiously check the contract (also known
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Why You Need a Lawyer When Buying or Selling a Property in Victoria

Property Lawyer in Victoria

The process of buying or selling a property can be exciting, but nerve-racking to navigate. In this article we will address some of the main responsibilities of a lawyer and behind the scenes of your property purchase or sale. A property lawyer can gather the right information and recommend the right connections to make sure
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Property Lawyer vs Conveyancer – Which one is for you?

Conveyancing Services by Prompt Legal Services

Planning on selling or buying a property but you’re still undecided on who should act on your behalf – either a property lawyer or a conveyancer? We got you. Keep on reading. To have a successful property purchase or sales in Victoria, you’ll need a reliable service to help you get over the line. Buying
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FAQ: Conveyancing for Property in Victoria

Conveyancing & Property Law | Prompt Legal Services

Below are some frequently asked questions about Conveyancing.   Q: What is Conveyancing? A: In very simple terms, Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring the title of a property from one person to another whilst also arranging for its payment.    Q: What is the difference between a lawyer and a conveyancer? A: Lawyers
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Divorce – Your Most Common Questions Answered

Divorce Lawyers

We are always receiving enquiries about divorce – the process, the timelines, how much it costs, what will happen with property and with children…   Divorce and other family law matters, including arrangements about parenting and negotiating a property settlement, are interrelated matters on the one hand, but still separate matters in the eyes of the
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