Commercial and Corporate matters
HFM Legal offers professional advice and representation in all areas of commercial law including banking law, commercial contracts, commercial arbitrations, negotiations and mediations. Our services include negotiation, execution and preparation of:
- Contracts for the sale of businesses and residential properties
- Leases (commercial, retail shops and residential leases)
- Extension of leases
- Assignments of leases of business and residential property
- Discretionary and unit trusts
- Appointment of new trustees
Conveyancing and Property Settlements
Buying and selling properties can be a stressful exercise. HFM Legal can make the process easy and hassle free by providing friendly professional settlement advice. We can assist with:
Criminal and Road Traffic Matters
HFM Legal offers professional legal advice and court representation in all criminal and road traffic matters including trials and appeals in all Courts throughout Western Australia. The experienced criminal lawyers at HFM Legal have assisted many people charged with numerous offences including:
- Drug offences
- Sexual offences
- Traffic offences
HFM Legal offers a complete range of debt recovery services for both individuals and businesses. Our services are designed to ensure that you recover debts due to you in a timely and cost effective manner without unnecessarily offending your customers. Our services include:
HFM Legal offers a wide range of services to both employers and employees. We can assist you with:
- Awards and workplace agreements
- Termination of employment and unfair dismissal
- Employer and employee obligations
- Contract negotiations
- Preparation of employment contracts
The breakdown of a relationship or marriage is generally stressful and traumatic for everyone involved. The team of experienced family lawyers at HFM Legal can help by providing professional advice about your rights, entitlements and obligations and the various ways of resolving matters which you and your partner may disagree. HFM Legal is focused on encouraging settlement in a timely and cost effective manner without going to Court. We can assist you with:
Wills and administration of estates
Preparing a legal Will is the best way to ensure that once you pass away your loved ones are properly provided for and the likelihood of your Will being challenged is reduced.
The experienced lawyers at HFM Legal prepare all types of Wills ranging from the simple to the most complicated and provide professional advice on all matters relating to estate planning including guidance on the effects of capital gains tax and the necessity for ensuring that executors are given appropriate powers to enable them to deal with possible future taxation difficulties (so far as foreseeable).
Our experience in the areas of taxation and administration of estates has proved invaluable when advising clients as to the proper content of their Wills.
HFM Legal strives to make the process of making a Will stress free. HFM Legal also has expertise in the areas of succession and the administration of deceased estates.
- Making a Will
- Making a power of attorney or enduring power of attorney
- Applying for a grant of probate of a Will
Public Notary Services
A Notary Public is a public officer, usually a practising solicitor, appointed for life by a State or Territory Supreme Court, and given statutory powers to witness documents, administer oaths, and perform other wide ranging administrative functions of a national and international nature.
A Notary Public uses an official stamp and notarial seal to notarise official documents. All Notaries' seals and signatures are officially recorded in a data base held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), an Australian government department authorised to issue Apostille or Authentication Certificates certifying that the signatures, seals or stamps of Notaries on Australian public documents are genuine. A Notary Public principally:
Guardianship and Administration matters
In circumstances where a mentally incompetent person is unable to manage their financial affairs, or make appropriate and informed decisions regarding their welfare, family members or another interested party may apply to the State Administrative Tribunal for an order allowing them to properly manage a person’s affairs or make decisions about their welfare. The experienced lawyers at HFM Legal can assist you in this respect.
HFM Legal has extensive expertise in the area of challenging Wills. Whether you are an applicant seeking provision out of the estate or seeking to protect provision which has been made for you if the Will is challenged or an executor dealing with a claim, we can provide expert legal advice and representation. At HFM Legal we strive to resolve all Will disputes in a timely and cost effective manner.