Buying a House: The Steps Involved in the Conveyancing Process

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Conveyancing refers to transferring property from one person to another. It's an involving process that requires attention to detail between the buyer and seller. If you fail to do so, there is a risk of incurring financial losses in case the property has some qualities that will not meet your needs. So how do you avoid running such risks? The secret lies in hiring the services of a conveyancing lawyer to take charge of the whole process.

27 July 2021

What You Need to Know About Divorce in Australia

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Did you know that the divorce rate in Australia is 1.9 per 1000 people? The truth is, most of these people do not understand the divorce process in Australia. The excerpt below tackles some divorce FAQs with the intent of increasing your knowledge of the subject and ensuring you have an easy time divorcing your partner.  1. Do You Need a Divorce Lawyer to Divorce Your Partner?  You are not legally obligated to hire a lawyer as you seek divorce.

18 May 2021

Top Tips When Hiring A Property Lawyer

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Are you looking for a property lawyer? It could be that you intend to purchase or lease property in the near future. Property lawyers handle legal processes as you buy a property. Below are some questions you can use to interview a property lawyer.  What Is Your Availability? More often than not, homebuyers will be in a rush to purchase homes. It is especially so if you intend to sell the property or take advantage of cheap properties during the low season.

24 February 2021

How to Interview a Law Firm

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A law firm will assist you with your pending legal matters. Most people get into a dilemma when choosing an appropriate law firm. Below are some questions to help you interview a few of them.  What Is Your Availability?  Most people will want their legal issues handled within a short period. Therefore, you should inquire whether the law firm has an experienced lawyer to help you with your matter. Some law firms will provide online services to clients with minor issues such as amending a parenting order or seeking a restraining order.

12 November 2020

Tips To Consider While Searching For an Estate Planning Lawyer

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Would you like to plan your estate or write a will as soon as possible? Most people today rely on wills and estate lawyers to handle these tasks. These professionals understand the law and will not only guide you accordingly but will also ensure that your wishes are met. It would be best if you worked with a reputable lawyer. Knowing how to find a great estate planning lawyer can help make the selection process easier.

25 June 2020

Critical Times You Might Need a Family Lawyer During Separation

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No one gets into a relationship with the thought of separating one day. However, the reality is that relationships are not guaranteed, and that is why divorces take place. Notably, the separation process can be overwhelming, both emotionally and psychologically. It is especially the case if you are against the separation. This article provides vital times when a family lawyer can help during separation.  When Informing the Children -- When you decide that separation is the best alternative, ensure that you choose the right time to inform the children about the decision.

10 October 2019

How much will preparing a will cost you? Factors to consider

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Proper estate planning is important for any individual who owns property. You should always be prepared to have your estate properly managed in the event that you pass away. Perhaps the most common method of estate planning is preparing a will. A will allows you to specify who the beneficiaries of your estate are. When written correctly, a will helps ensure that your heirs receive portions of your estate as specified.

7 January 2019

Injured on the Job? How to Ensure That You Don't Make It Worse

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Australian workers may think that the only two things guaranteed in life are death and taxes, but in many respects, they are lucky to be able to take advantage of workers' compensation insurance as well. This coverage is now settled law and was put in place to safeguard any employees who become ill while working in a recognised job. While the protection can certainly provide good quality medical treatment and the right amount of financial assistance when it's needed, if it's going to be as streamlined as possible, you have to pay attention.

18 September 2018

Is Bankruptcy the Right Option for You?

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Bankruptcy is not a decision to make lightly, as this financial move shows up on your permanent credit rating for many years and may affect your ability to get credit cards, a loan, and so on. However, it also offers relief from debt that is taking away money you might need to pay your bills and relief from the daily stress you might feel because of your debt. Since the decision is not one to be made lightly, you should discuss the option with a bankruptcy attorney, but note a few signs that it might be time to make that appointment.

27 July 2016

Commonly Asked Questions About Hiring a Lawyer For the First Time

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Hiring a lawyer for the first time can be a bit overwhelming, as you may see literally dozens of ads from lawyers who all promise to fight for your case and your rights. How can you find the right one when it comes to litigation or criminal defense or whatever your legal needs? Note a few commonly asked questions about hiring a lawyer for the first time and this can make the process easier for you overall.

25 January 2016