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Buying A New Home For The First Time? What Do You Need To Know About The REIXA Annexure?

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If you are a first-time homebuyer, you may have come across several terms and procedures that you may not be familiar with. For example, when you get close to buying a particular property, you make you hear of the need to get a REIWA annexure. What is this, and why is it so important? Crucial Part Of The Sale Process Most sale contracts stipulate that a building inspection must take place before any sale can go ahead.

23 June 2022

Considerations When Hiring A Conveyancer

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Most people get into in a dilemma when hiring conveyancers. In most cases, it is challenging to tell which conveyancer is the right fit for you. However, this shouldn't be your case after reading this detailed excerpt. It explains some of the qualities to look for in a conveyancer.   Always Consider Specialised Conveyancers A conveyancer specialising in the transfer of similar properties will give an accurate appraisal and provide valuable insights on how to close the deal fast.

3 February 2022

Will Writing – How Difficult Is It to Prove Coercion?

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It is not unusual for individuals to contest somebody's last will and testament. A person can question the document and wonder why they were not included as a beneficiary, or they can challenge the entire will on the basis of diminished capacity. Occasionally, somebody may bring a serious charge to allege that coercion was involved and that an individual with access to the departed made them change the will's content to their benefit.

27 October 2021

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