Protecting the vulnerable

Is It Essential to Use a Migration Agent to Move to Australia?

When moving to Australia, you are not legally obligated to use a migration agent, as you can lodge your application for a long-term visa through their government’s immigration department yourself. Note that a migration agent also cannot speed up your application or somehow convince the immigration department to view it favorably; however, this doesn’t mean […]

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Questions To Ask A Real Estate Conveyancing Software Service Provider

The advent of modern technology has seen a great revolution in the manner in which daily tasks are performed across all commercial sectors. Real estate attorneys have not been left out of this revolution, with more and more of them adopting the use of software applications for the provision of conveyancing services. Because real estate […]

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Getting your car back after being impounded for traffic offenses

The so called “hoon laws” allow the police to impound a vehicle that a driver has been driving while they perform the offence. This can include reckless driving including driving as speeds over 155km/hr., driving 45km/hr. over the posted speed limit and/or causing unnecessary smoke and noise with the car. Unfortunately, the hoon laws allow […]

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This isn’t what I ordered – when your off-the-plan purchase isn’t what was offered

The recent news coverage of a property development in Sydney has a lot of investors and first home buyers worried that their off-the-plan purchase may turn out to be not exactly as promised. Here is the process to follow if you do find your off-the-plan property isn’t what you expected. Carefully review your purchase contract […]

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4 Reasons Why Time Is Of The Essence When You’ve Been Charged With A Criminal Offence

In many cases, the news of a criminal charge sends individuals into a state of panic or shock, where they spends days, and even weeks, trying to wish their charges away. Other charged persons try to contact their accusers in an attempt to squash the charge. If you have been charged with a criminal case, […]

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Reasons to Hire a Family Lawyer When Going Through a Divorce

Going through a divorce tends to be a difficult time even for the most amicable partners. Dissolving a marriage is never easy, as there is a lot to consider, especially if you have been married for a significant amount of time. Some people may assume that representing themselves in court during divorce proceedings may be […]

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Important Property Liabilities to Consider During Conveyancing

The process of conveyancing involves the legal transfer of ownership of property or land from one entity to another. This practice is necessary when you are buying or selling a residential or commercial property space. In addition, legal transfer must be carried out after death of the former owner or when subdividing land. You should […]

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Why a Divorce Lawyer Is Always a Good Idea When Separating

It’s good when couples are able to iron out their own issues and handle a divorce amicably and on their own, but unfortunately, those types of couples are often few and far between. In most, if not all, cases, it’s good to consider consulting with a divorce lawyer when separating and then decide how much […]

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How to Make an Inheritance Claim

Coping with the death of a loved-one is always a difficult time, and claiming an inheritance can add to the stress, especially if the estate is contested by one or more of the beneficiaries. Here’s a brief overview of how to claim an inheritance, together with advice on what to do if issues arise. Claim […]

Why You Need a Lawyer to Plan Your Estate

Most people do not understand the need for a lawyer when planning their estates because there are several services that support doing it yourself. However, when it comes to legal documents, the devil is usually in the details. There might be provisions left out in the documents that you might want included in your legal […]