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Why You Need a Strong Advocate on Your Side

Having a strong advocate on your side is critical. In this piece we dive into why it is so important to get you the best possible outcome. Direct advice can be uncomfortable. You don't want a piecemeal lawyer who can't tell you directly what they believe your best course of action. Having clear advice helps put on the path to long term resolution quicker than a wishy-washy approach that might make you feel more comfortable in the short term. We're here to get the best outcome for you, and being direct with our advice is necessary for that to happen.

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5 Reasons To Keep Your Will Up To Date

A Will is one of the most important legal documents you will ever sign. Despite this, only 59% of Australians actually have a Will and many of those do not have a Will that reflects their current circumstances. You cannot overlook the importance of planning for your family's future. If you do not have a Will, or your existing Will is outdated, here are five reasons why you should visit a lawyer as soon as possible to get your Will in order:

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How We Help Clients Referred To Us

For most professional service providers, a great deal of work comes through referrals. The reason for this is that most professionals focus their advice in a particular area, and as such, when questions come up that they cannot help with, they want to make sure their client gets the best advice from someone who can help them. You go to an accountant for your tax, but if there is a legal question that arises it makes sense that your accountant would refer you on to a lawyer. You might go to a lawyer about your separation, but need help from a real estate agent dealing with the sale of your property.

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Matt's Story

Many of you will know that MCG Legal has been advising Gold Coast businesses for over a decade, but have you heard how we started out? Our Principal and founder Matt Gill started MCG Legal in 2009, but you may not know that before starting his life in law, Matt served for over a decade as a police officer.

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The MCG Legal Story

When you're busy growing a firm, raising a family, and trying to have a life at the same time, you can neglect to tell your own story (or even reflect on it). This has certainly been the case for us in the past few years. Moving forward though, we're taking a new direction with our blog and social media, looking to engage with more local businesses and give practical advice for anyone who might need to use a lawyer. We know that dealing with a lawyer can be daunting, so it's important that we give you some context into who we are, how we work and when we can help.

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5 Ways Gold Coast Professionals Can Build Strong Referral Networks

Referrals are the lifeblood of professional services firms. And why wouldn't they be?! As professionals, we tend to deal with similar clients, just at different times and in different points of their lives. Living in a place like the Gold Coast where everyone knows everyone, it is absolutely critical to build strong relationships in order to grow a professional business.

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