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What is the difference between an Enduring Power of Attorney and an Appointment of Enduring Guardian?

An Enduring Power of Attorney and an Appointment of Enduring Guardian are common estate planning documents that individuals put in place to assist them while they are alive. They allow the person making the document, referred to as the “Principal”, to appoint an Attorney and Guardian (or more than one) as well as substitutes if […]
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Option Fee or Deposit?

In a recent decision of the NSW Court of Appeal, the Court unanimously dismissed an appeal from a purchaser seeking to recover a purported deposit paid under a terminated Contract. This case highlights the difference between an option fee and a deposit and serves as a reminder of the importance of drafting in legal documents. […]
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