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Criminal Law / 17.08.2018

To understand criminal law might seem quite simple, but many things add to this important type of legislation. Reading the word ‘criminal' out loud, the first thing that comes to mind is a crime and the laws that manage it in a city, state, and overall, a country. Criminal law is thus the area within the law, which includes all prohibited conduct in society. It involves the process where leaders oversee the maintenance of a country's safety, to ban the actions that allow for crimes to be present or increased...

Family / 07.06.2018

Getting an estate planning lawyer on your side is an important part of managing your affairs after death. The legal protections offered by an expertly crafted estate plan are crucial to making sure that your wishes are followed after your eventual death. However life changes faster than we think and the circumstances under which an estate plan was originally created change with it. This is why it’s prudent to keep in regular contact with an estate planner so that you can make sure you and your estate plan are...

Property / 27.05.2018

Unfortunately, there is no good time that any individual should start writing a will. Whilst it is a devastating event, death is a fact of life and in the unlikely event that a serious accident happens you want your assets to be going to those you love and believe deserves it. Given there are numerous laws surrounding de facto marriages and relationships as well as major life events having a big impact on those who are seen, by the law, as closest to you it is important that you...

Criminal / 17.05.2018

In general, any legal matter calls for an experienced legal professional. Of course, not all cases have a need for a solicitor as they may be able to be handled on their own. However, there are some more serious cases that have a necessity for a lawyer should you want to achieve a positive result. A good rule of thumb is that if you are facing a large fine and/or jail time then you will want to have a quality lawyer by your side. Below are the four most...

International / 17.05.2018

An estate lawyer, commonly known as an estate planner, is a legal professional who can advise their clients on how to prepare their affairs for eventual death and the possibility of mental disability. They have reached their expertise through several years of mentoring as well as continually improving their legal knowledge and skillset. Those who are looking for an estate planner will naturally want to hire a professional who they can trust with the protection and re-distribution of their assets. An estate lawyer does more than simply help prepare...

Commercial / 10.05.2018

A will is the legal document by which you disclaim who will receive your assets after you death. While many people think writing a will is simple, it’s actually more complex than it sounds to create a will that is legally actionable and protected from dispute. Some people opt to write their own wills at home, without any legal counsel. This can often be a mistake when they fail to express their intentions in a legally watertight way. This is why those preparing a will should seek the consultancy of...

Default / 08.05.2018

A subpoena is a legal document outlining the requirements for a firm or person to provide documents, evidence and/or attend a hearing in court. A failure to comply with a subpoena is a contempt of court and can be met with further legal action most likely have detrimental effects for the rest of the case. As a result, it is important to act quickly when served a subpoena so that you can get on top of the issue quickly and do not fail to comply with its demands. [caption id="attachment_10"...

Default / 02.05.2018

The last will and testament is your final word on the division of your estate between family and other parties you have outlined. Naturally, the will can be a hotly contested issue after you pass away and may even be legally challenged by someone with an interest in it. During the probate process, the will may be challenged and it is best to understand why this might happen so that the estate plan can be changed accordingly. Let’s look at some of the most common reasons a will is...

Default / 17.04.2018

Going through a divorce can be a complex period. There are so many different things to consider and a lot of different aspects of your life that now need to be shared and split so that both parties are able to continue their lives. There is no need to stress in this period and having a lawyer by your side is extremely helpful for your state of mind and of course the success of the case. There are a few important things that you should know when entering a...

Uncategorized / 09.04.2018

Recent court decisions have highlighted the importance of safety in workplace kitchens. The handling of sharp knives, graters and things such as food processors and stoves present many dangers if not handled properly. If equipment is not guarded or the appropriate measures are not taken when cleaning utensils and equipment, your company could land itself in serious trouble. Knowing how to prevent injury and the procedures that should be put in place to insure that the risk of injury is reduced is important for the success of your business. [caption...