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We offer a full suite of legal services from our purpose built offices in Nambour on the Sunshine Coast.  Having served the Queensland community for over 100 years means that we have dealt with almost every legal problem you could imagine.  Explore the services we offer.

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The Queensland Coroner is responsible for conducting investigations and inquests into reportable deaths that occur in Queensland. The Coroners Court is established to hold inquests in relation to deaths which might require a closer look at the relevant facts. We regularly act for any relevant...
Discrimination is the exclusion, restriction, distinction or preference of a person because of a particular attribute that person has, or does not have which results in the person being dealt with unfairly or differently to another person on that basis. In Queensland, the Anti-Discrimination Act...
If a person is unable to pay their debts owed to others and has no capacity to meet those debts into the future, they may become bankrupt. Being a bankrupt means that all of your financial affairs are handled by a trustee for a period of 3 years from the date that you are declared bankrupt. However...
Defamation is a tort (a civil wrong) actionable by a person against another for publishing words, remarks, comments or pictures that have the effect of lowering the reputation of the aggrieved in the eyes of the public. You can be 'defamed' verbally or in writing and the material will be considered...
The term "intellectual property" refers to the ownership of ideas, designs, artistic and literary works, manufacturing processes, new or unique products and trademarks. We can assist in providing legal advice in relation to preliminary issues arising out of intellectual property rights, including...
A 'trust' is the common word given to an array of different arrangements that can be made to deal with property (including money) belonging to a settlor. Those arrangements can be voluntary and made when a person is alive or they can be involuntary, such as when the person dies without a will. It...
Australia has some of the best protection in the World for consumers. The enactment of a body of law known as the Australian Consumer Law on 1 January 2011 afforded you, as a consumer, an abundance of rights against traders. It effectively replaced the fair trading laws that existed in Queensland...
If you are owed money by another person, business or company then we can assist. The extent to which a person must go to recover a debt varies in each set of unique circumstances. All that may be required to recover your debt is a simple letter of demand or the arrangement of an agreeable payment...
Whether you are a developer, resident or interested member of the community we can advise in relation to many aspects of development applications to Council including: Legal aspects of Development Applications; Making submissions (objections) against Development Applications; Appeals to the...
There are circumstances in which governmental authorities can resume (compulsorily acquire) part or all of your property. We can tell you what rights you have to object to resumption. If a resumption is to proceed then you may be entitled to compensation. It is important to receive proper advice in...
Retirement should be a stress free period of life. Before entering a Retirement Village you should consult us so we can review you residence contract and make sure there are no hidden traps. We can advise you of the implications of the Retirement Villages Act insofar as it relates to and regulate...
Generally, if you suffer an injury then it is likely that you could benefit from some form of protection that attaches to you, another person, your employer, a public authority or an insurance provider. We assist you to ensure that you receive the benefit of all entitlements you may have to...
Getting your business affairs in order is paramount to being successful in an ever increasing commercial environment. We assist businesses through the legal obligations that they have to ensure they are compliant with today's legal framework. Building and Construction Law We can provide you with...
Separating from your partner can be one of the most difficult and stressful times of your life. There are often many things that need to be dealt with straight away, such as your immediate financial needs, and arrangements for the care of your children. Your immediate focus might be on your safety...
There are occasions when everybody will fall into a dispute with somebody else, you could say it is in our nature and simply inevitable. Whatever the reason for the dispute, there is ordinarily a way for it to be settled between the parties, without the need to involve the courts. When parties...
Litigation refers to the conduct of a dispute that is now before a Court or a Tribunal. In essence, whilst two parties might be involved in a dispute concerning a particular matter, that dispute will not be considered to have entered litigation until some form of legal proceedings have been...
We can provide you with assistance whether you are an employer or an employee. Our areas of advice include: Unfair Dismissal; Underpayment of wages; Redundancies; Employment Contracts; Awards and Enterprise Agreements.
Our extensive community commitment and dedication to the sporting community give us a head start in the area of sports law. The increasing level of professionalism and governance adopted by sporting clubs and organisations at all levels has seen the area of sports law evolve greatly in recent years...
We all accept that ones health can fail or one could be involved in a serious accident. You could be too ill or injured to make choices about your medical treatment or could suffer a disability (such as a stroke) that prevents you from communicating your own health care, personal or financial...
Being accused of a crime, misdemeanor or summary offence by the Police is a daunting experience for anyone. We can represent and defend you if you are being accused of committing a crime or offence or have been formally charged with a crime or other offence. It can be vitally important to enagge a...
If you are charged with drink, drug, unlicenced, suspended or disqualified driving you will be dealt with under the Traffic Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 , commonly referred to as TORUM. We have represented clients over the years on many different traffic offence charges. Some of the...
A Will ensures that when you pass, your belongings go to those you love. We all accept that one day we will die. When that day comes, if you don’t have a Will your assets could be distributed in a way that you would never have intended. The making of a will can be one of the most crucial legal acts...
If you are feeling threatened by another person, there are a number of Orders available to assist you. The type of Order you seek from the Court will largely depend upon your relationship to the person who is threatening you. It is important that you file the correct Application. You may be able to...
Leasing We assist clients in all forms of leasing and have many landlord and tenant clients. We advise on all forms of leasing including: Retail Shop Leases; Commercial Leases; Residential Tenancies for Houses and Units; Farm and Rural Leases. Mortgages A mortgage is a registered security over your...
Buying and selling a home is one of the most important contracts you will be involved in during your lifetime. Some people will only ever do this once, some will buy and sell multiple times. Regardless of how experience you might be with these types of transactions, the importance of getting them...

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The Queensland Coroner is responsible for conducting investigations and inquests into reportable deaths that occur in Queensland. The Coroners Court is established to hold inquests in relation to...
Discrimination is the exclusion, restriction, distinction or preference of a person because of a particular attribute that person has, or does not have which results in the person being dealt with...
If a person is unable to pay their debts owed to others and has no capacity to meet those debts into the future, they may become bankrupt. Being a bankrupt means that all of your financial affairs...
Defamation is a tort (a civil wrong) actionable by a person against another for publishing words, remarks, comments or pictures that have the effect of lowering the reputation of the aggrieved in the...
The term "intellectual property" refers to the ownership of ideas, designs, artistic and literary works, manufacturing processes, new or unique products and trademarks. We can assist in providing...
A 'trust' is the common word given to an array of different arrangements that can be made to deal with property (including money) belonging to a settlor. Those arrangements can be voluntary and made...
Australia has some of the best protection in the World for consumers. The enactment of a body of law known as the Australian Consumer Law on 1 January 2011 afforded you, as a consumer, an abundance...
If you are owed money by another person, business or company then we can assist. The extent to which a person must go to recover a debt varies in each set of unique circumstances. All that may be...
Whether you are a developer, resident or interested member of the community we can advise in relation to many aspects of development applications to Council including: Legal aspects of Development...
There are circumstances in which governmental authorities can resume (compulsorily acquire) part or all of your property. We can tell you what rights you have to object to resumption. If a resumption...
Retirement should be a stress free period of life. Before entering a Retirement Village you should consult us so we can review you residence contract and make sure there are no hidden traps. We can...
Generally, if you suffer an injury then it is likely that you could benefit from some form of protection that attaches to you, another person, your employer, a public authority or an insurance...
Getting your business affairs in order is paramount to being successful in an ever increasing commercial environment. We assist businesses through the legal obligations that they have to ensure they...
Separating from your partner can be one of the most difficult and stressful times of your life. There are often many things that need to be dealt with straight away, such as your immediate financial...
There are occasions when everybody will fall into a dispute with somebody else, you could say it is in our nature and simply inevitable. Whatever the reason for the dispute, there is ordinarily a way...
Litigation refers to the conduct of a dispute that is now before a Court or a Tribunal. In essence, whilst two parties might be involved in a dispute concerning a particular matter, that dispute will...
We can provide you with assistance whether you are an employer or an employee. Our areas of advice include: Unfair Dismissal; Underpayment of wages; Redundancies; Employment Contracts; Awards and...
Our extensive community commitment and dedication to the sporting community give us a head start in the area of sports law. The increasing level of professionalism and governance adopted by sporting...
We all accept that ones health can fail or one could be involved in a serious accident. You could be too ill or injured to make choices about your medical treatment or could suffer a disability (such...
Being accused of a crime, misdemeanor or summary offence by the Police is a daunting experience for anyone. We can represent and defend you if you are being accused of committing a crime or offence...
If you are charged with drink, drug, unlicenced, suspended or disqualified driving you will be dealt with under the Traffic Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 , commonly referred to as TORUM...
A Will ensures that when you pass, your belongings go to those you love. We all accept that one day we will die. When that day comes, if you don’t have a Will your assets could be distributed in a...
If you are feeling threatened by another person, there are a number of Orders available to assist you. The type of Order you seek from the Court will largely depend upon your relationship to the...
Leasing We assist clients in all forms of leasing and have many landlord and tenant clients. We advise on all forms of leasing including: Retail Shop Leases; Commercial Leases; Residential Tenancies...
Buying and selling a home is one of the most important contracts you will be involved in during your lifetime. Some people will only ever do this once, some will buy and sell multiple times...