Cater and Blumer

The Public Notary – more than a witness, more than a solicitor

The Public Notary – more than a witness, more than a solicitor. Sarah Cuteri of Cater & Blumer is admitted by the New South Wales Supreme Court as a Public Notary, in addition to being a qualified Australian Legal Practitioner. What is a Notary Public? The origins of the role of the Notary are ancient; […]

The Token Gift

The Token Gift It is a common myth that if you give someone a small amount of money in your Will, then they cannot contest your will when you die. This myth is not true. The Law on Contesting an Estate in New South Wales In New South Wales, Chapter 3 of the Succession Act […]

Changes to the Family Law Act: What they mean to you

Changes to the Family Law Act: What they mean to you On 19 October 2023 the Parliament passed the Family Law Amendment Act. The changes to the Act are to apply from 6 May 2024 and will only apply to matters decided by the Court after that date. Until 6 May 2024, the current legislation […]

Succession Planning & Gender Equality in Agriculture

ABC News: Gender Equality in Agriculture Cater & Blumer’s Senior Solicitor, Sarah Cuteri, discusses the importance of succession planning with ABC’s Angel Parsons. See the full article here: https://www.abc.net.au/news  Gender equality in agriculture is improving – but are farm daughters getting a shot in succession plans? Succession planning is a high-stakes and challenging part of life […]