Guymer Lawyers Frankston

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New requirements for domestic building contracts commence on 1 September 2016

New requirements for domestic building contracts commence on 1 September 2016

The Building Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Act 2015 became law on 19 April 2016  It amends both the Building Act 1993 and the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995.  The changes being implemented by the new legislation are being introduced in stages. The Victorian Building Authority has published a range of factsheets about the changes to… Continue Reading

Social media in your Family Law Proceedings

Social media in your Family Law Proceedings

The rise of the technology age has made communication over the past few years easier. Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Instagram, just to name a few, now all facilitate instant communication between users anywhere in the world. Social media has many positive uses and has become a useful tool for separated families to maintain a line… Continue Reading

BUILDING LEGISLATION CHANGES AND INTRODUCTION OF THE DOMESTIC BUILDING DISPUTES  RESOLUTION VICTORIA (DBDRV)

BUILDING LEGISLATION CHANGES AND INTRODUCTION OF THE DOMESTIC BUILDING DISPUTES RESOLUTION VICTORIA (DBDRV)

BUILDING LEGISLATION CHANGES AND INTRODUCTION OF THE DOMESTIC BUILDING DISPUTES RESOLUTION VICTORIA (DBDRV) The Victorian Government has passed the Building Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2015, which became law on 19 April 2016. The Act will be introduced on a staggered basis, with some parts commenced on 4 July 2016, and all of the amendments… Continue Reading

Defects in Waffle pod Slab Construction

Defects in Waffle pod Slab Construction

VCAT has recently considered and awarded demolition and rebuilding costs in two claims against Metricon Homes Pty Ltd where it was alleged that waffle pod slabs constructed by them had failed.  Both decisions have been appealed by Metricon, and the Supreme Court has dismissed one of those appeals.  Both cases examined failures in the construction… Continue Reading

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Address: Suite 2/395 Nepean Highway Frankston. Victoria. 3199


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