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    • Medical Negligence
    • Women’s Health
          • Women’s Health

            We know that there is disparity in women’s health care, treatment, and support. We are committed to improving the lives of women and strongly advocating for their wellbeing.  That is why we take a stand and hold medical professionals accountable when medical care falls short of expected standards by delivering the best outcome in medical negligence claims affecting women.

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    • Hospital Negligence
          • Hospital Negligence

            We understand you may feel let down because you have experienced inadequate or negligent care and treatment in a hospital or medical facility. Your wellbeing is most important to us and we are committed to supporting you with compassion and holding medical professionals accountable for breach of duty and negligent care.

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    • Clinical Support
          • Clinical Support

            Experiencing poor or adverse outcomes from allied health treatment can be distressing and life changing. We are here to support you through your claim and it is our aim to hold allied health professionals accountable for their breach of care by delivering the outcome you deserve to your negligence claims.

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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Personal Injury
          • Personal Injury

            If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, our specialist team of Personal Injury Lawyers is here to support you with compassion and understanding providing you with the right advice. Our team has substantial experience and expertise in these matters to deliver the outcomes you deserve from your claim.

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    • Work Injury
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
          • Motor Vehicle Accidents

            We are here to support you and give you the clarity, guidance and the right legal advice if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident. Our compassionate team of professionals in Personal Injury law have the technical expertise and a wealth of experience to win you the compensation you deserve.

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    • Public Liability
          • Public Liability

            Our specialist team in Personal Injury law is here to support you in accessing proper compensation if you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence. We have cutting edge expertise and experience in public liability claims to deliver the outcome you deserve.

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    • Abuse
          • Institutional Abuse

            We strongly believe that educational institutions must be held accountable when failing to protect children while in their care. If you have experienced institutional physical or sexual abuse, our specialist team in Personal Injury law is here to support you with compassion and offer our technical expertise and experience to deliver the best outcome in your case.

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    • Workers Compensation
          • Workers Compensation

            When you sustain an injury or illness because of work, you may be entitled to  compensation. Our specialist team in Personal Injury Law is here to support you with compassion and understanding with the right advice. We have substantial technical expertise to deliver the best possible outcome from your claim.

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    • School Negligence
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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Wills & Estate Planning
          • Wills and Estates

            When we provide advice on estate planning, we believe  in giving advice on options to mitigate the risks of litigation by potentially unhappy family members and protecting your assets from claims. Our legal team is here to support you and address your concerns regarding your estate planning. We have immense experience in these matters, providing you with advice and representation for your unique situation and delivering the best outcomes for your case.

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    • Powers of Attorney
    • Contest A Will
          • Contest A Will

            We have immense experience and specialised knowledge in family provision and wills disputes Where you have not been properly and adequately provided for under a will or where you suspect that the person making the will may not have had capacity or exercised their own free will, you need a lawyer with extensive experience and expertise. Our team of Lawyers will  provide you with advice and representation for your unique situation and deliver the best outcomes for your case.

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    • Probate & Deceased Estates
    • Enduring Guardian
    • Family Provision
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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

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          • Conrad Curry Can assist you with a variety of services

            Our solicitors are highly experienced in providing you with expert legal advice and will keep you informed every step of the way. It’s good to know that our firm is trusted and effective with a high success rate.

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    • Professional Negligence
          • Professional Negligence

            We rely on professionals in all aspects of our lives to provide us with proper advice on which to make decisions about our financial and legal affairs. When you are let down by poor advice the results can be devastating.  We are here to support you in your claim for compensation with clarity, guidance and the right advice to achieve the outcome you deserve.

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    • Malicious Prosecution
          • Malicious Prosecution

            We believe in standing up for those people who are falsely accused and prosecuted. Our experienced legal team is here to support you with compassion and provide you with clarity, guidance, and the right advice in your claim for compensation.

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    • General Litigation
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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • What to Expect
          • What to expect

            We are your law firm for life. You can count on us for the best legal advice and compassionate support. We understand the challenges you are facing and we want you to know that you don’t have to navigate the often daunting process alone. We are here when you need us. Let us help you find your way forward with our empathetic and efficient approach. Contact us. You can call us on (02) 4050 0330 for a free initial no-obligation consultation or book an appointment online for an in-person consultation or an online video appointment.

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Thirty, flirty & thriving – even singles need a Will

If the heading has grabbed your attention, it may be that you are young, single and healthy! Or, like me, you’ve recently watched “Suddenly Thirty” starring Jennifer Garner, and the catch phrase “Thirty, Flirty and Thriving” is stuck in in your mind repeatedly! For others, it may be that you do not have a current or valid Will.

Regardless of why you are reading this, irrespective of your age, marital status or health, if you are over the age of 18, singles need a Will. You should have a valid and up to date Will, relevant to your circumstances.

Whilst death is the one thing in your life that is completely inevitable, it undoubtedly is something you avoid thinking about until later in life. However, for the sake of our loved ones, whether you are in your 20’s or your 80’s. Estate Planning is one of the most important things you will ever do. If you are still not convinced, read on!

“I don’t have a Will because I have no assets…”

Just because you do not have real estate or a share portfolio, does not mean you will not have assets and/or financial resources which need to be dealt with when you pass away. It is important to understand that without a valid Will, you do not have a say.

In the absence of a Will, there are specific formulas and statutory trusts under the Succession Act that will govern how your assets are divided. As a young person not married or in a qualifying domestic relationship and with no children, your assets will go to your parents. Likewise, if you are in a domestic relationship, your assets may well go to your partner when you do not want that.

Superannuation

Most young adults have some form of employment, so it follows that they will have a superannuation account balance and more than likely death benefit insurance. The insurance component can be extensive. So, you need to know what to do to ensure your super goes where you want it to and to understand the tax consequences when gifting to non-tax exempt beneficiaries.

Unpaid Employment Benefits

Unpaid and accrued employment benefits will fall into the estate as an estate asset when you die. If you are employed on a full-time or part-time basis, annual and long service leave will have been accruing since you started in your job. Recently, one of our solicitors uncovered unpaid entitlements of $130,000.00 for long service leave and annual leave for a deceased estate which was not known to the deceased’s family. You need to ensure that the people you want to benefit do so.

Life Insurance

Where you have life insurance and no named beneficiary, you need a Will to make sure that the proceeds of the payout go to those you want to benefit If you take out life insurance,

Inheritance

You may be the beneficiary under the Will of a family member. If that is the case and you want those assets to be dealt with in accordance with your wishes, you need a valid Will

So even if you are thirty, flirty and thriving, you can hopefully now see that even singles need a Will. If you would like advice, our expert estate planning team would be pleased to meet with you to help guide you through making these important decisions.  Please call our friendly staff on  (02) 4050 0330 or book an appointment online for an obligation-free consultation.

 

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