Resources

Conveyancing Terms Explained

19th Nov 2019

At Liston Legal we deal with Conveyancing every day, so there are many industry words that are common to us. We wanted to take the time to explain some to you. This way we can make the process simple and stress free for you. Conveyancing is the lega...

What to do if you are pulled over for DUI

22nd Oct 2019

Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a criminal offence. You can be fined, lose your license, and even go to jail. If you are going to drink any alcohol the best advice is to plan not to drive at all. But if you are pulled over ...

Wills

6th Jun 2019

"I give unto my wife my second best bed with the furniture" – part of the last Will of William Shakespeare. If Shakespeare's wife was alive today in NSW she would have a compelling legal basis for challenging his will. Australia does not sh...

Disability - Concerns and Responsibilities Beyond the Grave

6th Jun 2019

For what are we born if not to aid one another? - Ernest Hemingway You may, as a parent, relative, carer or friend have concerns about a person's current and future welfare . Concerns may arise where you currently care for someone who is chronica...

Self Defence

6th Jun 2019

NOT GUILTY when acting in self-defence Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery – Malcolm X Sending someone to the cemetery in self-defence can legitimately occ...

Buying of selling land or property

6th Jun 2019

Buying or selling land or property Buy land, they're not making it anymore – Mark Twain It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see – Henry David Thoreau One of the most significant events in life is buying or selling l...

Land Boundaries

6th Jun 2019

"And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so". A. B. Yehoshua Identifying land is important. Land boundaries can be natural – by reference to the...

Marriage and Divorce

6th Jun 2019

Hillary Clinton said of her husband's indiscretions – "he was a hard dog to keep on the porch". Marriage, infidelity and divorce are very much part of our social fabric. The following comments relate to marriage breakdowns rather than de fact...

Intergenerational transfers / Rural succession

6th Jun 2019

Intergenerational Transfers / Rural Succession Give a little to a child, and you get a great deal back – John Ruskin In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future – Alex Haley Property owners &nd...