LIFE PARTNERS: BEWARE THE “COMMON LAW MARRIAGE” MYTH!

LIFE PARTNERS: BEWARE THE “COMMON LAW MARRIAGE” MYTH!

LIFE PARTNERS: BEWARE THE “COMMON LAW MARRIAGE” MYTH! “The general rule of our law is that cohabitation does not give rise to special legal consequences, no matter how long the relationship has endured” (From a 2010 High Court judgment and still applicable) One of the...
WHISTLEBLOWERS: WHAT IF YOUR DISCLOSURE IS FACTUALLY WRONG?

WHISTLEBLOWERS: WHAT IF YOUR DISCLOSURE IS FACTUALLY WRONG?

WHISTLEBLOWERS: WHAT IF YOUR DISCLOSURE IS FACTUALLY WRONG? For many years now the “Whistleblower’s Act” (actually the Protected Disclosures Act or “PDA”) has been providing protection to employees who report unlawful or improper conduct by their employers or fellow...
ROAD RAGE – SUE, AND REPORT IT!

ROAD RAGE – SUE, AND REPORT IT!

ROAD RAGE – SUE, AND REPORT IT! “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” (Comedian George Carlin) We live in stressful times, and as our roads become busier and the pressures of modern life...
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CANCEL YOUR LEASE EARLY?

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CANCEL YOUR LEASE EARLY?

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CANCEL YOUR LEASE EARLY? “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” (Wise old adage) You sign a two year lease for a nice little apartment (or a large family house if you have a spouse, 3 kids and a dog) but after 6 months your employer transfers...