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Prior, derived from the Latin for "earlier, first", (or prioress for nuns) is an ecclesiastical title for a superior, usually lower in rank than an abbot or abbess. Its earlier generic usage referred to any monastic superior.

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    made redundant just prior to parental leave

    Yesterday I was told my role at my employer was made redundant after only 4 or so months. This is a very senior role in what I was told was a very fast growing business. It turns out it's actually a stagnant business that is in significant debt. I previously left a very well paid, prestigious...
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    Statute of limitations for prior convictions

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    Spouse has withdrawn $20k from Super under covid arrangements prior to signing consent order

    I am married but living separated under one roof. My ex has withdrawn two lots of $10k super under the current covid arrangements. He did not tell me he was going to do this, has not shared any of it/or put any of it aside for me as part of our consent order/divorce. I don't know if he has it in...
  4. mkpro

    SA Given job offer but employer thinking about retracting contract prior to starting

    Hey guys, Was excited because i received a formal job offer from SA health as a dentist. They gave me a contract to sign (yet to sign) however this morning via email from HR stating that they need to do additonal checks- issue was some misconduct against a patient (which the patient though he...
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    VIC Is it a contempt of court that op did not send copy of her documents to me prior the family report?

    Prior to attending family report, each party must send a copy of all documents that provided to report writer to the other party. However my ex, who’s self representing like me, did not do that. Only after I received the report, and the report writer wrote that she has reviewed a Police...
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    Intestate entitlements to children prior to November 2017

    My wife passed away in 2000 and did not leave a will. Our family assets were in my name but clearly were owned by both of us at the time. She died without a will and my children may have a claim Given the laws at the time. My assets included our family home, cash in the bank, superannuation and...
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    NSW Clarification on General Damages and Interest for Personal Injuries prior to 2002.

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    QLD Will question with Dementai involved

    Hi, I'm asking for a friend, my friend's husband made a will 2014 which left everything to his wife. Six months prior (June 2019) to his death (death was Jan 2020) he changed the will without the wife's (carer) knowledge. He has stated in the current will that the martial home of over 20...
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    QLD Car wrongfully repossessed

    What are my rights? Car was purchased, then used as collateral on a loan by the previous owner after I had purchased the car. The car was not even in the previous owners name anymore as ownership had been transferred. The car was repossessed yesterday and we thought it had been stolen.