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New Taxes on Real Estate Transactions

New Taxes on Real Estate Transactions

Important information for clients from our conveyancing manager Angela Richards – For more information call 9583 4222 or email: conveyancing@kingstonlawyers.com.au When you buy real estate in Victoria you have to pay two taxes to the Government if you are the…

CSI effect on jurors

CSI effect on jurors

There are growing fears across Australia that Television shows and other Pop-Culture platforms are influencing juries to convict people wrongly.   The Effect Explained: The CSI Effect is the idea that media outlets have negatively influenced potential jurors into an…

Be careful what you sue for

Be careful what you sue for

by Stephen Lucas, Principal Solicitor Kingston Lawyers   Here is a bit of advice for our many friends in the REAL ESTATE industry.   A recent sad case highlights how sometimes it is better not to pursue small debts.  …

Update on Baden-Clay controversy

Update on Baden-Clay controversy

by Principal Solicitor Stephen Lucas   Perhaps one of the more controversial appeal decisions in Australian Courts this year was that of the Queensland Court of Appeal decision in R v Baden-Clay [2015] QCA 265 delivered on Tuesday this week….

DEFAMATION IN THE REALM OF SOCIAL MEDIA

DEFAMATION IN THE REALM OF SOCIAL MEDIA

By Elly McQuinn When we are passionate about an issue, or even attempt to be humorous we sometimes take to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or blogging to discuss these feelings to our ‘friends’, or the world at…

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