Testamentary Capacity

2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

The new Succession Act came into force in NSW in February 2012. As part of the reforms, the new legislation gave jurisdiction to the Supreme Court to make an order approving a Will for a person who lacks testamentary capacity. There have been two main cases decided by the Supreme Court since the introduction of [...]

Testamentary Capacity2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

WHY IS THE LAW SUCH AN ASS?

2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

This is a question I am often asked. Not just by clients. In fact, mostly I get this question at parties and barbeques. It seems that the general perspective is that the law is unfair in the treatment of its citizens and it is getting worse year by year. However, the truth is that there [...]

WHY IS THE LAW SUCH AN ASS?2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

MANAGING EXPECTATIONS IN FAMILY LAW DISPUTES

2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS! – Family Law disputes. Anyone who has seen the iconic 1980's movie will recognise the conflict that can often arise between parents regarding the raising of children. It is hard enough to manage the differing parenting styles in relationships that are intact, but when parents separate the conflict can often [...]

MANAGING EXPECTATIONS IN FAMILY LAW DISPUTES2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

Central coast family law firm promotes Alternative Dispute Resolution.

2016-10-14T09:41:03+11:00

At Tonkin Drysdale Partners we have worked over many years assisting Central Coast Family Law clients to resolve their disputes following a divorce. Partner, Paul Quinn, who heads up the Family Law department at Tonkin Drysdale Partners, recognises that it is a very emotive time when someone is going through a separation with their spouse. [...]

Central coast family law firm promotes Alternative Dispute Resolution.2016-10-14T09:41:03+11:00