What is the difference between ‘joint tenants’ and ‘tenants in common’?

When two or more people own real estate they are required to specify on the title to the property¬†how their ownership is ‘held’ or constituted. Our legal system recognises two ‘types’ of ownership when there is more than one owner: joint tenancy or tenancy in common. If you are purchasing real estate with another person[…]

How much should a will cost?

ABC Local Radio Brisbane (612 ABC Brisbane) has recently “broken down” a will-bill on their evenings program. The interview details the many costs and overheads that law practices incur in providing legal services. As with all professional services, lawyers must consider the costs of their overheads when charging their professional fees to their clients. The[…]