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Wills and Estate Planning

We are often told we must have a Will, a Power of Attorney and an Advance Care Directive but we are not often told why.These documents are important because they allow you to make decisions now about your future personal, medical and financial affairs.

All too often people put off arranging their personal affairs but is important to consider who will be responsible for making these decisions on your behalf.Choosing someone you know to be sensible, diligent and trustworthy to be your Executor, Attorney or Guardian of your children is the best way to ensure that your wishes are respected.

At Andrew & Dale we can provide you with professional advice, answer your questions and prepare all the documents to ensure your personal and financial affairs are in order.We can help you to take this process out of the “too hard basket”.

We can also assist with the administration of Estates, obtaining Grants of Probate, deal with superannuation and investment assets and attend to property transfers.Our goal is to take our clients through this process with the least amount of stress and anxiety.

Family Law Advice

It is never easy to end a relationship.There are financial decisions to be made as well as decisions about the future care of your children.

At Andrew & Dale we understand this can be a stressful time and strive to provide our clients with professional advice and practical solutions to the various problems which arise from time to time.

We can provide advice in all areas of Family Law including property settlement following the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, spousal maintenance and parenting arrangements.

We are experienced in preparing Binding Financial Agreements, Parenting and Property Orders and Divorce Applications.We engage in negotiations on behalf of our clients and when Court proceedings cannot be avoided can assist you with facing and preparing for this challenging time.

At Andrew & Dale we are passionate advocates for our clients and you can be assured of receiving professional advice and personal service aimed towards finding practical solutions.

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Property Transfers and Leasing

Have you bought or sold a property through an agent? Are you looking to buy or sell a property privately?

At Andrew & Dale we can assist you with all aspects of buying or selling your home, your rural or commercial property or your business. Our team strives to ensure that each settlement is completed on time and with the minimum of inconvenience to our clients.

Did you know that if you are buying or selling property in South Australia you must undergo a Verification of Identity process? At Andrew & Dale we can guide you through this process and verify your identity with the appropriate documents.

We can also prepare business contracts and commercial leases and provide our clients with advice regarding business transactions. We also can assist with the transfer of water entitlements and grower contracts.

Andrew & Dale are now proudly members of PEXA allowing us to settle your file locally.

Contact Andrew & Dale for all your conveyancing and property needs.

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Commercial and Business Advice

At Andrew & Dale we can assist you with negotiating and preparing commercial contracts and agreements.We regularly assist our clients with establishing or dissolving partnerships, varying or establishing Family Trusts and transferring family farms.

We can provide advice regarding the stamp duty consequences of any proposed transactions and can work with your chosen accountant to achieve the best tax and asset transfer options.

We are able to assist with Liquor Licence Applications and help take our clients through this technical process.

We also provide advice to our not-for profit sporting and community based clients regarding their constitutions and corporate governance.

Civil Litigation, Compensation and Court Disputes

The team at Andrew & Dale is experienced in providing our clients with advice regarding civil disputes.We strive to achieve outcomes for our clients that are fair and reasonable.When necessary we can issue proceedings in Court or defend claims that may have been issued against you.

We can assist you with personal injury and motor vehicle accident claims and aim to resolve these claims in a timely manner with optimal financial results for our clients.

We regularly provide advice regarding contractual disputes, building disputes, partnership issues, negligence claims and general commercial claims.

Criminal Work

The team at Andrew & Dale have many years of experience in handling criminal matters.From drink driving offences, to Intervention Orders and all other offences we can provide you with clear advice based on our expertise.

We can assist with bail applications, court appearances and where necessary and appropriate, defend you against charges that have been inappropriately laid.We can liaise with the Courts and Prosecutors to ensure you receive a robust defence and a fair outcome.

Our services include:

  • Business Settlements
  • Contracts
  • Debt Collection
  • Deceased Estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Land Divisions
  • Leases
  • Legal Agency
  • Property Law
  • Purchases
  • Sales
  • Settlements
  • Title Searches
  • Titles
  • Wills, Power of Attorney, & Advanced Care Directive

Contact Us

Riverland Legal Chambers
11 Ahern Street
Berri SA 5343

Ph: 08 8582 3222

Email: Andrew Dale

 

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