Law & Disorder

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Volume 92 - April 2014

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101 reasons to kill all the lawyers +You

Paul Brennan
Editor and Author of The Law is an Ass...Make Sure it Doesn't Bite Yours!

Injurious falsehood -classy but difficult to prove

Injurious falsehood is making a comeback. Its popularity lapsed after Victorian times, so most lawyers do not remember it.

Why accuse someone of defamation when you can accuse them of injurious falsehood which sounds so much better? Well, the reason is that it is harder to prove but in Australia, for corporations with more than 10 employees it is the only option as they are not allowed to sue for defamation, as such.

(c) Paul Brennan 2014. All rights reserved.
For advice about defamation and other legal disputes. Contact  Paul Brennan at Brennans solicitors.

My Struggle - Body Corporate Chairman

About once per month, an owner of a unit in a body corporate (strata) building seeks advice about defamation where perceived highhanded behaviour by the Chairman of the committee is somehow involved. Fortunately, it is not the same unit owner.

(c) Paul Brennan 2005-2014. All rights reserved.

Any resemblance with Chairman of Body Corporates especially on the Sunshine Coast or Berlin is purely coincidental.

For advice about your Body  Corporate Chairman and other legal disputes. Contact  Paul at Brennans solicitors

Lawyer Tease

Q. I have not made a will as I am too embarrassed to reveal how little I have got. I have always hoped that something would turn up, but time is running out.


A. It took me a few years to realise that my clients did not have more money than me; they just said that they did.

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Disclaimer: The content of the Law & Disorder eZine is to give you legal basics and in some instances, included unashamedly to try and make you laugh. In law, it is sometimes difficult to work out what is serious and what is just for fun. Therefore, if you plan to do anything legal, rely on your own lawyer's advice or instruct me to look at the particular facts of your case. Not only will I deny responsibility for the legal content but also for some of the jokes.

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