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How can a Notary Public help you?

A notary public performs a very important function, namely authenticating personal and business documents for production overseas. This article will summarise some of the key functions performed by notaries public. It will also set out the differences between notaries public and justices of the peace.

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Creditor’s Statutory Demands and Bankruptcy Notices

On 25 March 2020 the Federal Government introduced legislation to give relief to businesses and individuals during the coronavirus pandemic. This legislation was recently amended and this article seeks to summarise both the changes to Bankruptcy Notices and Creditor’s Statutory Demands introduced in March and the most recent amendments. https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet-Providing_temporary_relief_for_financially_distressed_businesses.pdf

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Top tips when selling your business

The decision to sell a business is often one that is difficult to make and carry through. This is because many owners are emotionally invested in the business that they have created and grown over the years. While the key is to maximise the price you obtain for your business, there are a number of top tips when selling your business that you should be aware of to ensure that the sale proceeds smoothly.

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Important message!

In accordance with the COVID-19 directive from the Victorian Government, Parkston Lawyers has closed office access to clients, as of 5.30pm Wednesday 5th August 2020.

Whilst our offices maybe closed for attendance over the next 6 weeks, we aim to continue serving our clients.

The way we operate may look a little different and we ask for your patience as we work together to navigate these new rules and way of life.

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Mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial leases

On 7 April 2010 the Federal Government annonuced a Mandatory Code of Conduct (Code) for commercial leases. The Code will apply to certain small and medium enterprise tenancies. The aim of this article is to set out the purpose, application and principles of the Code.

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Why wills are important

During these uncertain times with COVID-19 changing the global landscape, it is important to engage in forward planning to ensure that your loved ones are not left with an added burden if you pass away unexpectedly.
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COVID-19: What we are doing

We want to take this opportunity to reassure our clients that we are still open and here for you.

We are working hard to stay on top of the latest legal developments so that we are in the best position to help our clients navigate the business and legal implications of the Coronavirus.

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