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4 Instances Where You Need the Services of a Competent Family Lawyer

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Most people consider family their support system. However, sometimes families come with their fair share of complexities and intricacies. Family law is a practice area that deals with issues within the family setup. If you are having a tough time with any of these issues, you should consider hiring a competent family lawyer. Here are four situations where you might need the services of an experienced family lawyer.  Planning to Adopt

29 August 2022

The Benefits of Legal Advice

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Facing legal problems might interfere with your daily life. You might seek the best possible outcome and one that is quick when facing issues such as divorce, lawsuits, or accident claims. Legal advice can help you get through the problem as fast as possible. This piece discusses the importance of legal advice.  Understanding Your Rights Legal experts such as judges and attorneys understand every person's rights regardless of the circumstances. Seeking legal advice from them helps you understand and leverage various rights to your advantage.

23 May 2022

How Does Spousal Maintenance Work?

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Movies and TV shows arguably provide a false idea about the financial settlement that follows a divorce. It's not really possible to divorce your partner and then live on the proceeds of the subsequent alimony payments. For starters, alimony is an American term. Australia has its own legal system, and the comparable term is spousal maintenance, although the specifics are considerably different. But in the event of the end of a marriage, how do you know if you're eligible for any form of spousal maintenance?

2 February 2022

Why You Need A Conveyancer When Buying Property Abroad

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Do you plan to buy property abroad? It could be that you want to diversify your investment portfolio or immigrate to a new country. If you do, you certainly require the services of a conveyancer. This article explores several advantages of conveyancing services as you buy property abroad.  Property Pricing One of the challenges you will experience when buying property abroad is that it becomes difficult to conduct appraisals. First, you might not have a clue about the real estate market.

21 October 2021

Tips for Picking the Right Family Law Solicitor for You

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In a perfect world, there would be no need for family law solicitors. All families would be able to resolve their issues quickly and effectively without pursuing legal action. With that said, conflicts are a normal part of family life and they may sometimes require legal interventions to resolve. This is where family law solicitors come in: they're legal practitioners that specialise in dealing with family issues such as divorce, separation, annulment, child custody, visitation rights for parents, child support, spousal maintenance and many more.

27 July 2021

Services Provided By Deceased Estates Lawyers

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A deceased estates lawyer is a professional who assists clients who would want to create an estate management plan. The primary objective of this plan is to ensure a smooth transition of the estate to beneficiaries once the client dies. In the excerpt below, you will learn some of the essential services provided by a deceased estates lawyer and the considerations you should make when hiring a deceased estates lawyer. 

30 April 2021

Children And Divorce In Australia

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The Australian Family Law Act 1975 stipulates the rights of children once their parents' divorce. Typically, the Australian family court makes a ruling based on equal shared parental responsibility or the child's best interests. Below is an article discussing the situations that prompt the family court to use either of the two statutes.  Shared Parental Responsibility In an ideal situation, children should enjoy their parents' love and care regardless of whether they are married or divorced.

1 February 2021

Instances When You Should Hire a Car Accident Lawyer

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All car accidents are not the same. You might not need a car accident lawyer for minor car accidents but you may require one for a major car accident, especially if you were injured. Here are different scenarios where you might need a car accident lawyer: 1. When You Want to Better Understand the Terms of an Insurance Coverage Just because a car insurance cover states it will compensate you after a car accident, it does not mean it will.

21 October 2020

Conveyancing Guide for Buyers of Australia's Real Estate

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Are you looking to own part of Australia's real estate? Australia is a great place to live, work and invest. If you have identified a piece of real estate property you want to purchase, you'll need to go through the conveyancing process in order to purchase the property. But what is conveyancing and how does it work? Here's some crucial information to know before embarking on the process of conveyancing.

3 September 2020

Family Lawyers: When Do You Need Them?

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There are times when families require the services of family lawyers or a court of law to help settle their disputes. You need to know such times so that you can understand how a family lawyer can be of assistance to you. 1. Wills and Deceased Property Settlement Even though life is precious, at some point, everyone unfortunately dies. If you have accumulated a lot of wealth, it is recommended that you leave a will to prevent disputes within your family and to prevent other unknown persons from claiming your family's wealth.

11 August 2020