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Can you change a name on a signed property contract in QLD?

2018-07-10T16:48:58+10:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Conveyancing|Tags: , , , |

Short answer…no – only under certain circumstances. When you may be able to amend a name… In QLD once a property contract is fully executed by the buyer/seller and dated, the name of the parties cannot be changed. It may be possible for minor changes be made such as: Correcting misspelled names: Name spelling must be [...]

What’s in a name? The meaning of Sempre Vero

2018-07-11T14:42:44+10:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: The Office|Tags: , , , |

"Always true" is an English equivalent of the Italian phrase "sempre vero". Specifically, the adverb "sempre" means "always". The masculine adjective "vero" translates as "actual, genuine, real, true". The pronunciation will be "SEHM-prey VEY-roh" in Italian – via Answers.com. Our founder, Julie Falcke explains the background of our firm’s name: Why was the phrase ‘always true’ selected [...]

The Surprising Document Every Adult Should Have…

2018-07-11T14:59:48+10:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Wills & Estates|Tags: , , |

Fairly obviously, every adult should have a valid will, but it may surprise you that you should also have an Enduring Power Of Attorney. What is an Enduring Power of Attorney? An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA) is a legal document where you appoint someone to make health and personal decisions on your behalf if you become [...]

Why You Should Get Your Contract Checked By A Solicitor

2018-07-11T14:41:48+10:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Conveyancing|Tags: , , , , |

A contract is a legally binding agreement & particularly where there is a lot of money changing hands (for example, a house or property purchase contract), it is so important to know exactly what you are signing. We always recommend having a solicitor check over your property contract BEFORE you sign it. It [...]

What Are Searches & What Do They Do?

2018-07-10T17:00:38+10:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Conveyancing|Tags: , |

Searches & Enquiries are very important when you are buying or selling property, a business, shares or goods. Searches provide you with necessary information about the parties to the contract & item being transferred which, if undertaken prior to final payment, may save you hundreds or thousands of dollars, or a legal nightmare [...]

Gold Coast First: Sempre Vero Commence E-Conveyancing

2018-07-11T14:51:31+10:00August 12th, 2016|Categories: Conveyancing, News|Tags: , , , |

We are excited to announce that Sempre Vero Lawyers is now subscribed to the national electronic conveyancing settlements system, PEXA and we can complete your conveyance settlement electronically.This has many benefits, including:All settlement funds are disbursed electronically. This means, as a seller you will have cleared funds in your account on the day of settlement and you will [...]

QLD Pool Safety Update – December 2015

2019-05-28T11:50:16+10:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: Conveyancing, Law Updates|Tags: , , |

A note for all Queensland property owners with a pool or spa: From 1 December 2015, all Queensland property owners must ensure their swimming pools and spas: Are registered with QBCC (Queensland Building & Construction Commission); Comply with pool safety standards; and Have a current pool safety certificate. Penalties for failing to ensure that your [...]