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Signing and witnessing Wills and documents remotely

How to sign Wills and Powers of Attorney during the COVID lockdown

COVID-19 has created witnessing and logistical challenges for signing of Wills and Powers of Attorney. In response to this, the Victorian Government introduced regulations to provide temporary emergency measures to allow Wills and Powers of Attorney to be signed electronically and witnessed remotely.
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Separated under one roof

Separated under one roof: your guide

Many couples may have no option other than to remain separated under one roof, for a number of reasons including financial, convenience, for children etc. This article provides guidance around managing through a separation under the one roof.
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Family violence support services during COVID-19

Family violence and support services during COVID-19

With ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, there has been an even bigger need for those seeking assistance through therapeutic services, advocacy services or the courts.
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Property settlement after separation

How are assets divided after separation or divorce?

After separation or divorce, couples will need to finalise a property settlement. In this blog, we will look at what is considered in negotiating a fair and equitable property settlement.
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