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Property Law

3 Risks with a DIY Will Kit and why should you have a Lawyer Draft your Will

By NB Lawyers | June 17, 2022 |

Your will is one of the most important documents you will have before you pass away. It will provide your loved ones with directions as to how to spend your money after you die. With an abundance of online resources providing DIY will kits, it is easy to be misled into thinking you can prepare…

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I’ve Bought a Property with a Periodic Tenancy – What does that mean?

By NB Lawyers | June 3, 2022 |

A buyer has purchased a property and on the contract, the tenant schedule has been filled out with the term of lease stated as “periodic”. This can be confusing to understand what does periodic mean, when does the tenancy end and how does it impact a buyer’s intention to use the property. What does periodic…

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What if there is no Will? 3 Key Points of Intestacy Laws Explained

By NB Lawyers | May 20, 2022 |

Having a love one pass away is an emotionally traumatic and stressful event. The stress can be made worse when there is no valid will in place. Having no valid will can cause extended time delays in distributing the estate as the rules for dealing with an estate with no will have strict rules to…

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Retail & Commercial Lease Insurances – What Do You Need to Have and When?

By NB Lawyers | May 13, 2022 |

Finding a place to move your business can be a daunting process. The process may involve reviewing the draft lease documents, that contain many pages of clauses. However, one of the most important obligations is the requirement for lessees to take out insurances related to the lease. Not only do the insurances greatly protect the…

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Acting under a Power of Attorney – What you can and cannot do

By NB Lawyers | May 6, 2022 |

An attorney acts on behalf of a person while they are still alive so it is important you understand the key duties involved. You should also be aware of the extent of which you must involve the person you are making decisions for or any other person they have nominated to be informed. What Powers…

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