Wills: Security in uncertain times

During challenging times, many begin to feel uncertain of what the future may hold. Particularly in times of uncertainty, it’s important to have your estate planning reviewed and ensure your will and estate plan is current.  More recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen a deadly virus spreading around the world. While many may not want

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What is Collaborative Family Law?

Statistics show that the national rate of divorce is slowly increasing in Australia, and most of us now know at least one person who has been through a divorce. With the potential to end up in years of litigation in the Family Court of Australia, costs increasing to hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the

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Operations Remain Unchanged

Watkins Tapsell operations currently remain unchanged, during the Coronavirus pandemic. As the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold we wanted to assure you that we are open for business and remain committed to continuing to provide our excellent level of service to our clients. Our current operations continue uninterrupted. While the situation evolves, we

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Being an advocate for your child with a disability

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  • 29 August 2019

  If you are a parent of a child with a disability, like I am, then you will know that you need to be an advocate for them at all times, when navigating the education system, the medical system, the legal system, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the social security system…..the list goes on. You

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Is your disability impacting your work?

  The Australian Bureau of Statistics indicates that in 2012, 8.8% of the total Australian workforce population had a disability and were in paid employment. Disability in the workplace is common, but what happens when you are told you can’t perform your job because of your disability? In Australia, discrimination in the workplace is regulated

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