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Family Lawyers and Divorce

A family lawyer is a lawyer who works with legal matters under family law. Family law covers legal concerns about marriage, marital rights, children, marital property, etc. Here's what you need to know about family lawyers and divorce. Do You Want to Divorce Your Spouse? You might want a divorce for many reasons; for example, your spouse cheated on you, your spouse continuously abuses you, your marriage causes you to stress, which affects your mental and general health, etc.   Read More...

How Much Input Should the Kids Have During a Divorce?

Should the views of a child be taken into account when two parents separate and are trying to sort out their future? This is a question that is often overlooked, as the adults are sometimes focused on trying to sort out their financial affairs, even though they are bound by law to consider the welfare of their kids. If you're in this situation, perhaps you should pause for a moment and think about this question.   Read More...

Valid Circumstances in Which You Can Fight a DUI Charge

DUI (driving under the influence) is a serious offence under Australian law. While each territory has slightly different penalties for DUI offenders, they all agree that your licence will be suspended and you will have to pay fines. However, there are cases where your DUI charge may not be valid under the law. Being charged with a DUI offence has to be done according to established laws and regulations. If these laws are violated, you can mount a successful defence against the DUI charge.   Read More...

Workplace Injuries: Why Immediate Reporting Is Crucial (Even When It Doesn't Seem So Serious)

Most worker's compensation claims follow a fairly standard sequence of events. The injury is sustained and reported, medical treatment is sought (as needed), and a claim for compensation is made. But the human body doesn't always stick to this sequence of events, or at least it doesn't always stick to a specific time frame. What happens when you injure yourself at work and your injuries don't become evident until weeks, or even months, later?   Read More...

Buying a Property: What You Should Expect on Settlement Day

At last, the wait to move into your new property is almost over. But what actually happens on settlement day? Below is a brief guide to what you should expect on settlement day. Exchange of documents and payment In order for the transaction to be completed, the parties involved (your legal representative, the legal representative of the seller, your bank and the bank representing the seller) must exchange legal documents and payment.   Read More...