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    QLD Witness conflict of interest

    In a Family Court trial can the other party Subpoena a witness to give evidence if you have a legal matter in place with that witness. Is this a conflict of interest?
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    Conflict of Interest? Using same family lawyer as conveyance

    Hi . My brother is currently going through separation with his wife and they are selling their house. She wants to use the same solicitor that she is using for family law for the conveyancing. I would have thought this would be a conflict of interest though?
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    QLD Ex in new relationship. DV in front of our son.

    My ex re-partnered a month after we broke up and started living with her immediately. He/they wanted shared custody of our young son immediately but I was concerned that it was too early for our child to be a part of a new family unit/dynamic. I was also concerned that the relationship wouldn't...
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    QLD Conflict of Interest between a solicitor and conveyancer

    My ex partner and I just sold a home due to separation/divorce. His solicitor and our joint conveyancer (who is handling the home sale) seem to have a conflict of interest. I have requested the Conveyancer's trust fund details over the phone. She said she would send me an e-mail with the...
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    On Boxing Day I went to Hugo boss Store in Sydney - I was greeted by a young girl very nice polite as I have purchased a Hugo boss suit I was looking to match the shoes anyhow after unsuccessful for the shoes she advised me to come back Thursday and bring the suit in to see if she can match...
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    SA Rights to Property When Partner Died Without a Will?

    History to Date I’m not sure where to start but I guess the beginning would be the best place. Firstly, I guess I’m looking for advice on several different things. 1. The estate of my late fiancé. 2. The family partnership between C and myself. (C and F Degenhardt) 3...
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    VIC Conflict of Interest with Lawyer - Help?

    Hello guys, Any input would be appreciated. On the 7th of April 2018, I was remanded into custody. I was appointed a lawyer through legal aid for my first bail application which was on the 3rd of May 2018. I got knocked back. Bail got knocked back another 2 times before I got bail. On the 10th...
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    QLD Is this a "Conflict Of Interest"? I think so

    Hi All, So I will put forward this question, Firm X sends Mr. X, to represent my ex partner at a Federal Court Interim Hearing as a town agent for Legal Aid back in 2018. 2019 the Federal Court Judge brings in an ICL into the case, Ms. Z. who runs her own law firm. 2019 the ICL Ms. Z makes...
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    QLD Psychologists and Conflict of Interest

    Hi All I have recently been refused treatment by a Qld based Psychologist, one i have never seen nor had any contact with, for reasons of Conflict of Interest. I have a suspicion that a former partner is a patient there but i have no direct or specific evidence that this is the case.They are...
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    VIC Executor living in house of deceased father.

    The son has been living rent-free in the house with his father looking after his elderly father, paying for half of utilities and food, before his father was moved to an aged care facility over a year ago. The son continued to live rent free paying full for utilities and looking after the...