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Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis: First Greek-Australian Woman to be Appointed

Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis: First Greek-Australian Woman to be Appointed

A welcome sitting was held yesterday to officially mark the appointment of Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis. The proud daughter of migrant parents who raised her to dream that she could “touch the sky and be anything” is the first Greek Australian woman to be appointed.

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The Dos and Don'ts of Buying Property in Greece

Who wouldn’t love to own an apartment at the Athens Riviera, or a summer house in an Aegean island?! Paradise! Indeed. BUT what about all the legal, tax, banking, administrative, and other bureaucratic procedures that a potential buyer might encounter. Lawyer John Tripidakis guides us on what to expect, pinpointing some ‘red flags.’

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Kafedaki with Chris Koikas, one of Australia's youngest barristers

Like a scene straight out of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Chris Koikas grew up directly next door to his Greek grandparents.  However, instead of working in his parents’ travel agency like the protagonist in that film, he’s become one of the youngest barristers in NSW.

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Joint Bank Accounts: Who Gets the Money?

Anastasia Miliou is an attorney practicing law in Athens Greece.  She writes about legal matters that preoccupy  a majority of citizens, explaining in simple terms their legal rights, obligations and consequences. Anastasia also informs Greeks living abroad about their rights to their properties in Greece, inheritance matters, citizenship, parental donations, property transfers, tax obligations and so on. Today’s article by Anastasia relates to joint bank accounts.