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I am the sole director of a Queensland company that has a
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title of property that is in a trust , on the property title there are names of 3 different individuals , one of those are deceased, the name is ***** ***** the title as executor , the other two remai… read more
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My dad has been gone since 2013 & we have not had a probate
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I own a 25% share or a residential property as owners in
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Please see below - what more can be issued in regards to
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When I pay off the mortgage Do i need a solicitor. The ownership
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I need to change the ownership name on my home due to a separation.
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I am reaching retirement age and eventually want to pass by
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Hi, my husband and I are on the road to breaking up and I am
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