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Short clips on legal topics with a quirky outlook, but of real, everyday application delivered by lawyer Paul Brennan with wry humour and the odd belly laugh. Whether you are a business owner, corporate warrior, or professional adviser, this will help …


Restraint of Trade Watchouts
May 16 • 6 min
What if you buy a business and the seller returns a year later and sets up next door?
Your parents making informal Wills
May 9 • 2 min
How to avoid losing your inheritance due to your parents sidestepping the formal will process.
The Reading of the Will
May 9 • 2 min
Make your funeral stand out with a Will Reading.
Legal Advice about Sons to Mothers
May 2 • 2 min
I have always been very proud of my son but now he tells me that he wants to put me in a home……..
Dealing with Mothers In Law
Apr 25 • 2 min
The relationship between a Mother in Law and her Daughter in Laws can often be tense. The relationship requires careful management.
You and Your Money
Apr 19 • 2 min
Making a Will is no longer a guarantee that you will decide who gets your money when you die. This can be the good news if you are someone who has been left out of a Will
Suspicious Circumstances: 7 Things to Check When You are Left Out of a Will
Apr 19 • 2 min
If you have been left out of the Will it is worth considering if it was intentional.
Your Dad and his Money
Apr 19 • 2 min
Has your dad lost his marbles? If so, unless the court intervenes, it is all over for him making a will in your favour or changing an existing will to disinherit a few of your siblings…..
The Daughter in Law
Apr 19 • 2 min
If you could sum up your daughter-in-law in two words would they be “gin-soddened”?
Promises Made Outside a Will can be Binding
Apr 18 • 2 min
For years, you look after a rich aunt who promises to leave you her house. She dies but leaves the property to another in her Will. When can you rely on promises?
KIDDERS - “Kids in debt, diligently eroding retirement savings”.
Apr 13 • 2 min
In the good times, parents encouraged their children to buy homes, investment units, enter business deals, invest in shares and generally “do it” in order to get them off their hands.In bad times, as these financial arrangements unravel kids turn to…
Alcoholic Sons
Apr 12 • 1 min
Leaving an inheritance to an alcoholic/excessively fun loving or otherwise unreliable son
Extreme Wealth and the Law
Apr 7 • 2 min
Any family can become the stage for a disastrous and costly dispute driven by high emotion. The interests of each family member can be quite different.