Australia offers a no-fault divorce, and in many cases, the division of assets, any financial maintenance and child custody arrangements are determined via mediation, which is then submitted to the courts before being formalised. The process is not quite so smooth when domestic violence is an issue, and when this violence has been inflicted upon you, you might not necessarily agree with the no-fault classification. How should you proceed with divorce when your partner has a history of violence?
15 July 2020
Family law is quite broad. If you need the services of a family lawyer, you need one that has experience in the particular services you need. It is, therefore, important to get familiar with various terms you might come across. Knowing these terms also helps you get a better understanding of your situation. Family Law This is a practice that covers legal issues arising from family relationships. The most common family issues include divorce, property distribution, custody concerns, domestic violence and adoption.
22 October 2019
Drafting a will can be a depressing process, but it is necessary if you want to protect your vulnerable loved ones. In general, if an individual dies before preparing a will, the estate might not be handled as expected. Typically, in this type of situation, the court will appoint an administrator. The chosen person will clear debts and bills before distributing the remaining property according to a formula set by the specific state government.
22 January 2019
Regulators want to ensure that the average man or woman can go to work with a settled mind, full in the knowledge that they will be protected should an accident or incident occur. All employers are required to comply with stringent safety measures and have support systems in place should anything go wrong, while they must also be able to ensure financial assistance and medical treatment in the worst-case scenario. It can be comforting to know that all of these elements are in place, but if you are affected, you still need to make conscious decisions and take the appropriate action to make sure you're covered.
10 October 2018
Being a business owner can be quite challenging. It takes a significant amount of dedication as well as drive to get a startup off the ground and make it into a profitable endeavor. However, you are bound to face some obstacles on the road. In some situations, these obstacles may be too much to overcome and this could lead to the decline of your business. This is what leads to bankruptcy and eventual insolvency.
29 July 2016
As a small business owner getting paid on time is imperative to keeping your business profitable now and in the future. While your customers can come up with range of reasons not to pay you, your employees and suppliers need to be paid on time in order to keep your business in production. Here are some tips on getting your customers to pay on time. Review your terms and conditions
9 February 2016
Buying a home is an important step in anyone's life and if you're going to do it, then you need to get it right. Beyond finding the rather elusive combination of the perfect location and perfect home, you need to make sure that you have done all that is legally necessary to own your own home. The jargon can be rather confusing for the average Joe, which is why you need a conveyancer.
2 February 2016