Divorcing in Queensland Separation and divorce are difficult decisions. If you’re considering divorcing in Queensland, it’s a good idea to be aware of the general process. Divorce involves a standard process. You need to fulfill a series of criteria. The general gist of these criteria is that you and your partner have been separated for […]
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The New Australian Marijuana Laws Recently, there was a change to Australian marijuana laws. This change could be of interest to those people who are interested in the topic of medicinal cannabis. In a general sense, these changes may enable access to medicinal cannabis for certain people. But, there are a few hurdles that still […]
If you’re planning a road trip, or perhaps have a particularly long day ahead, you might be interested to know if you can sleep in your car or not. At the moment, there are no nationwide laws against sleeping in your car. In some regions of Australia, this means that you can pull over in […]
It is Legal to Record a Phone Call in Queensland? There are many situations in which you might find yourself wanting to record a personal phone call. Whether you’re in a conflict situation, or you’re just doing so to aid your memory, this can be a bit of a grey area. Smart phones have made […]
Have you heard about the new Queensland cycling laws? These road rules affect both cyclists and drivers. There has been some confusion about how these laws apply, so here’s a quick summary. I’m a Driver. How Do These Rules Affect Me? As a driver, you need to allow more space beside you when you’re passing […]
As we all know, there are many rules and restrictions about carrying guns in Queensland. If you want to own or use a firearm, you need to be licensed. There are different steps, depending on your circumstances and needs. But, what about knives? We all know that it’s fine to have them in our kitchen. […]
When a relationship comes to an end, it’s often an emotional time. You might find yourself dealing with grief at the end of the relationship, as well as financial stresses and general uncertainty about the future. If there are children of the relationship, it can add an extra level of complexity. At Brooke Winter Solicitors, […]
When you think about things that are illegal, you might think about theft or murder. Most people are aware of what kinds of offences might fall under these categories. But, many people who find themselves charged with an offence didn’t realise that they were committing one. Lesser-known laws can trip people up. It pays to […]
What Happens for a Respondent? If you have been told you’re a respondent for a domestic violence order application, you might have some questions about what this means. It can be a confusing time, but it can help to have a clear picture of what’s likely to happen next. At Brooke Winter Solicitors, we often […]
There have been many high profile discussions this year about domestic violence, specifically on the Gold Coast. This is a national problem and there have been a number of high-profile cases that have prompted some changes to the system. At Brooke Winter Solicitors we were pleased earlier this year to hear about the commencement of […]
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