Aldi in Blackwood

At Kruse Legal we consider ourselves part of the Blackwood community. The proposal that Aldi build a new store has generated a significant local debate on Totally Locally and the Facebook Blackwood Buzz pages. Since the early 70’s I’ve seen this community grow and the Aldi proposal is just one…

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Preparing for digital death

What do you know about your digital assets and identity, and what happens when you die? Apparently, less than 30 per cent of us have any idea about what would happen to your digital assets or identity once we pass away. Facebook, myGov, LinkedIn, Netflix, iTunes etc etc all should…

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Marriage equality – the legal benefits

Anyone who thinks that same sex couples have the same legal rights as married couples is wrong.  This excellent article written by legal academics from La Trobe University succinctly sets out the important and potentially life-altering differences. https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-legal-benefits-do-married-couples-have-that-de-facto-couples-do-not-83896 “Marriage allows people to access a complete package of rights simply by…

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Centrelink Debt Letters

The Law Society of SA and Welfare Rights Centre (SA) are reminding people who have received debt letters from Centrelink that they have the right to appeal debts and other fees if they think Centrelink has made an error. “There have been reports of stress and confusion caused by the…

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Announcing Online Standard Wills

We are delighted to announce our new Online Standard Wills . Client’s with straightforward family situations are now able to receive a professionally drafted Will with only one visit – to sign. Our client’s have said : “I had a will prepared and finalised. I loved the idea of using…

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