3 May 2021
Family law in Australia governs how relationships within a family unit are formalised, what happens when a relationship ends and how disputes between the members of a family are resolved. Family law in Australia deals with all aspects of life, from marriage and divorce to the care and upbringing of children, inheritance rights and property ownership. Read on to find out more about each of these areas. Family Disputes Disputes that arise within families are always greatly difficult and trying experiences.
29 January 2021
A deceased estate lawyer is a professional that helps out with the estate planning and probate process. This guide describes some of the essential services that a deceased estate lawyer provides. Creating Wills A will enables you to bequeath your property to close family and friends. Your lawyer will evaluate your situation and advise how to structure your will. Typically, they will appraise your assets to determine their current value. Besides, they will inform you what you can or cannot include in the will.
18 November 2020
Marriages are unique partnerships because couples tie the knot with the person they love, cherish, and want to spend the rest of their lives with. Although marriage has nothing to do with material possession, it would be naïve to throw all caution to the wind, particularly if you have substantial assets. It is the reason why a prenuptial agreement is crucial. Although some people opine that premarital agreements ruin marriages, family law solicitors and counsellors agree that the accords do more good than harm.
31 August 2020
Life is full of surprises, and nobody really knows what tomorrow will bring. As a wise parent with dependants, you should organise how your asset base will be managed in case you pass on or become incapacitated. Estate planning involves activities such as setting up trusts, writing wills and creating power of attorney documents, among others. The best professional to help you organise how to manage your asset base would be an estate attorney.
6 August 2020
Nobody gets into a marriage with divorce in their mind. Therefore, when a partner asks for a divorce from their better half, the situation can be emotionally draining. The stress makes it difficult for some people to cope with the realities of a divorce, such as finding a competent divorce lawyer in good time. However, if you are not in the right state of mind to go out and look for a divorce lawyer, you can still find one online.
28 July 2020
If you have finally found a property that you intend to buy and turn into your first real home, you may be filled with excitement and trepidation. You are keen to move forward and secure the house so that you can get on with your life, but you want to make sure that you do this properly and do not run into any problems with the paperwork. While you will always want to get professional support here, you need to be particularly careful when it comes to the actual finances.
15 July 2020
Many professions can result in some form of stress. This is a fact of life, but this stress should not be ongoing, nor should it be overly detrimental to your mental health. This stress can arise from a particularly complicated situation you might face during the normal execution of your duties, whether it's the complexity of a certain task or the volume of the work. To some extent, this is part of the job.
25 June 2020
What would happen if you suffered a workplace injury? Workers compensation insurance is coverage that guarantees compensation for workplace injuries. Read this article to learn more about workers comp and how to seek compensation for workplace injuries. Insurance Exemptions Employers should educate their employees on the terms and conditions of the insurance coverage. For example, a person who suffers an injury when committing a crime or was injured past his or her working hours cannot receive compensation.
11 June 2020
Australia legalised same-sex marriage on 9 December 2017. Rather logically, this means that same-sex divorce was also legalised at this time. As with any divorce, custody arrangements for children are a prevalent concern, but same-sex relationships (where one of the co-parents is the birth parent's same-sex partner) can have additional provisions when it comes to determining custody and the co-parents' subsequent relationship with the child or children. So what happens to your relationship with your children when you divorce your same-sex partner?
3 June 2020
Millions of people engage in commercial activities around the world. They rely on the exchange of both goods and services to make a living, sustain business and run private and public enterprises. In this regard, there has to be a body of law that regulates the conduct of people, outlines their rights and establishes their relations. The body of law in question is commercial law. One way commercial law serves people in their business setting is by laying the framework for resolution of disputes.