Practice Areas

Practice Areas


Personal Injuries

Everingham Lawyers is equipped to handle the following areas:

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Workplace Injury / Worker's Compensation / WorkCover
  • Public Liability / Occupiers Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Medical Negligence / Medical Malpractice Claims.

If you have been injured in a car accident or at work in Queensland, you may be entitled to compensation.   Whether your accident happened on public property, private property or while on a plane or a boat, whilst in your car, an injury claim can be made when a person has suffered a serious illness or injury and can prove negligence or failure to take reasonable care for a person's safety.  

Call (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion.  


Litigation

Everingham Lawyers is equipped to handle the following areas of law:

  • Conveyancing Sales and Purchases
  • Debt Collection
  • Contract reviews and preparation
  • Property Law
  • Commercial Property
  • Crime and Traffic Matters
  • Family Law
  • Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Estates and Superannuation
  • Commercial Litigation and Mediation
  • Planning and Environment Matters
  • Development Applications.

 

Call (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion.  


Family Law

Do you need help with:

  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Children's arrangements (Child Custody and Child Support / Maintenance)
  • Property Settlement
  • De Facto Relationship matters
  • Domestic Violence Matters and Australian Family Law
  • Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)
  • Location Orders
  • Binding Financial Agreements (Cohabitation / Prenuptial Agreements)
  • Name Change
  • Recovery Application
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Financial Agreements
  • Grandparent's rights.

Call (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion.  


Conveyancing

Are you buying or selling a house or vacant land.   We can assist you with:

  • Contract review
  • Liaise with other side regarding extensions of time
  • Preparation of contracts
  • Assist in the preparation and lodgement of any Application for Foreign Investment Review Board Approval
  • Advise of your obligations and time restraints in line with your contract
  • Searches
  • Liaise with your financier / mortgagee to ensure they are ready for settlement.

 

Call (07) 5495 8888 and we will provide you with an obligation free quote.  


Commercial Property

Do you need help with:

  • Leasing – acting for both the landlord and tenant in respect of retail office and industrial leases
  • Sale and purchases of businesses through both assets and shares of the business
  • Acting for Property Trusts
  • Liquor Licencing
  • Stamp Duty
  • Franchising
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Share Sale Agreements
  • Partnerships
  • Trusts


Debt Collection

If you need assitance with debt collection whether it be chasing payments from clients or bankruptcy contact Everingham Lawyers on (07) 5495 8888.


Commercial Litigation and Mediation

We can assist with commercial disputes whether it be via mediation or litigation.

 

Call Everingham Lawyers on (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion.  


Contracts

If you need a contract prepared whether it be an Employment Contract or you are selling a business we can assist.

 

If you are signing a Contract, do not sign on the dotted line until you have had your contract reviewed so you know your full obligations under the Contract.


Wills and Succession Planning

 

Paul Everingham and Julia Wallace have been assisting clients plan for the future by drafting Wills including tax effective Wills Incorporating Testamentary Trusts and advising clients in relation to issues such as:

  • Protective Trusts for incapacitated beneficiaries
  • Guardianship clauses for minor children
  • Education and Maintenance of minor children
  • Provisions for children from previous marriage including mutual Wills
  • Will challenges
  • The role of the Executor and Estate Administrator.

 

Superannuation

 

You may not be aware that your Will does not bind your Super Fund to carry out your wishes.   To do so you need what is called a Binding Death Benefit Nomination.   Depending on the Super Trust Deed these may be lapsing or non-lapsing.

 

Paul and Julia can also assist you with setting up reversionary pensions and completing the Binding Death Benefit Nominations which are required for the effective distribution of your superannuation.   


Crime and Traffic Matters

If you have had a run in with the law it is important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible so that you understand your rights.

 

Call Everingham Lawyers on (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion. 


Planning and Environment Matters

If you have a Planning and Environment Matter, contact us to assist you with the steps along the way.

 

Call (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion.  


Development Applications

If you need assistance preparing and lodging your Development Application with the Council, call us on (07) 5495 8888 and we will arrange a confidential discussion.  

 

Other

If you cannot find your area of law  -  Send a request and we will be in contact with you.