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JMA Legal is a leading business law and property law firm in New South Wales with an established reputation and long history.

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JMA Legal provides tailor-made client specific deeds for superannuation and trusts.

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Welcome to JMA Legal

JMA Legal is a specialised business law firm with a strong conveyancing and property law practice. We provide effective solutions to succession planning, wills and estate planning, revenue law problems and complex tax.

We tailor-make deeds for superannuation and trusts to meet the specific requirements of our clients.

Our property law team is involved with all aspects of residential, commercial, industrial, water and rural conveyancing.

All types of leasing, subdivision and interests in land such as creation of easements and rights of way are dealt with regularly.

JMA Legal has a large probate practice ranging from simple to very complex matters. We also act in family provisions matters.

JMA Legal advises private clients, small to medium sized enterprises, family businesses, agribusiness clients as well as accountants, lawyers, financial planners and management consultants.

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Latest Publications and News

The Importance of Storing Valuable Documents

12 February 2020

In the wake of the NSW bushfire crisis it is an appropriate time to reflect on how we can better prepare for the unexpected and protect what is most valuable to us. Continue Reading..

How not to destroy the Christmas Cheer...

20 December 2019

For many, Christmas is a time to gather with family and friends, enjoy good food, good wine and (mostly) good company.  Continue Reading..

Foreign Surcharges and Discretionary Trusts, the clock is ticking...

29 November 2019

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2019 (“Bill”) proposes to amend the duties and land tax legislation so that all discretionary trusts are considered ‘foreign persons’ for duties and land tax surcharges unless the terms of the trust prevent a foreign person from being a beneficiary. Continue Reading..

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Tax Stings

Foreign Surcharges and Discretionary Trusts, the clock is ticking...

29 November 2019

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2019 (“Bill”) proposes to amend the duties and land tax legislation so that all discretionary trusts are considered ‘foreign persons’ for duties and land tax surcharges unless the terms of the trust prevent a foreign person from being a beneficiary. Continue Reading..

Why your initial choice of entity is so important

7 November 2019

It all began when Fred saw you about buying the farm next door. His existing farm was held by a family company set up years ago. Fred wanted to buy the new farm in the family company to keep things together. You wisely said you should speak to Fred’s accountant, Roger, first. Continue Reading..

Buying or selling: beware the sting of the GST

28 October 2019

Charlie and Chloe are old clients – and now they’re back. Some years ago they bought their dream home with a large block of land they couldn’t afford to live in and had to rent it out until they could. Continue Reading..

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Legally Speaking

The Importance of Storing Valuable Documents

12 February 2020

In the wake of the NSW bushfire crisis it is an appropriate time to reflect on how we can better prepare for the unexpected and protect what is most valuable to us. Continue Reading..

How not to destroy the Christmas Cheer...

20 December 2019

For many, Christmas is a time to gather with family and friends, enjoy good food, good wine and (mostly) good company.  Continue Reading..

Home Insurance Traps

20 November 2019

When homeowners leave their homes unoccupied for extended periods of time, insurers have found that the risk of break-ins, burglaries and property damage through robbery and vandalism increases. Continue Reading..

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eNews

Foreign Surcharges and Discretionary Trusts, the clock is ticking...

29 November 2019

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2019 (“Bill”) proposes to amend the duties and land tax legislation so that all discretionary trusts are considered ‘foreign persons’ for duties and land tax surcharges unless the terms of the trust prevent a foreign person from being a beneficiary. Continue Reading..

Nuts and Bolts of Land Tax Surcharge and Discretionary Trusts

20 February 2018

What is the surcharge land tax?

Commencing the 2017 land tax year (that is ownership of land at midnight, 31 December 2016) surcharge land tax applies to foreign persons including foreign corporations, trusts and government who own residential land in NSW.  Continue Reading..

Incorporation of Anoni Wright

4 September 2017

It is with great pleasure that JMA Legal would like to announce we have incorporated Anoni Wright Lawyers of Junee. Our new office is located at 93 Broadway Junee NSW 2663. Continue Reading..

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Super Snippets

SMSF Deeds

31 March 2017

It is strongly advised that SMSF Deeds are reviewed before 1 July 2017 and updated where necessary. Continue Reading..

Don't forget the LRBA deadline

13 December 2016

SMSF trustees have until 31 January 2017 to ensure that any LRBA that their fund has is on terms consistent with an arm's length dealing or, alternatively, is brought to an end by 31 January 2017. Continue Reading..

Simplifying deeds in the pension phase with your SMSF clients

29 September 2016

For members in the pension phase of an SMSF, a lengthy and complex deed is not always necessary. Short, targeted deeds can also achieve the desired estate planning outcomes with just as much certainty. Continue Reading..

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We provide tailor-made client specific deeds for superannuation and trusts, in addition to document packages for standard situations, available for purchase online.
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