Could you have a claim for compensation?

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If you have experienced a motor accident, then your first priority is always going to be your own health. You are going to need to ensure that you fully recover from any injuries received. Another important concern that you will undoubtedly have is ensuring that your vehicle is repaired or replaced so that you can travel freely like before. Once these basic issues are addressed, then you may start to wonder whether you are entitled to any compensation as a result of your accident.

19 June 2020

Can You Be Exempted From Family Dispute Resolution?

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The dissolution of a marriage can be a frustrating experience, whether you wanted relief from it or not. And when children are involved, the process becomes exponentially more stressful. In Australia, once you have opted to dissolve the union, you then will have to apply for a parenting order from the court, which is a critical part of family law.  However, part of the process of getting the parenting order is to attend family dispute resolution so that you and your former spouse can negotiate the terms that will be in the parenting order.

15 July 2019

Financial Considerations When Going through a Separation

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When a relationship breaks down, it very rarely happens overnight but is almost always spread over weeks, months and sometimes years. The mood between the two individuals will gradually sour, and they may, in fact, grow to significantly dislike each other. Most likely, they cannot wait to get their affairs in order so that they can move on. One way or another, the focus will turn to money matters, and it can be difficult to determine the split, as matters are rarely cut and dried, and finances can be intertwined.

8 January 2019

Before You Make Your Workers Compensation Claim, Read This

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If you become sick or get injured at work, you can make a workers compensation claim against your employer. The compensation itself is a form of insurance payment that is designed to cover your medical expenses as well as rehabilitation and your wages while you're unfit for work. However, the process involved in lodging a workers compensation claim is not straightforward. In fact, unless you understand the law perfectly, it's often recommended that you consider the services of a compensation lawyer.

24 August 2018

When and Why You Need a Lawyer For Your Small Business

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If you run a small business, you might assume that since you don't have a large corporate, you don't need a lawyer. However, there are many reasons to get a lawyer and situations when they will come in handy. Here are some different situations when having a lawyer is beneficial to your business. You Intend to Sell or Acquire a Company The first situation that might require having a business lawyer is either when you intend to smell your small business, or later down the line you want to buy another business.

27 July 2016

No Romance Without Finance: Prenuptial Agreements FAQs

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For many couples intending to tie the knot, the thought of signing a prenuptial agreement is often perceived as spelling doom on a marriage that has not even taken off yet. However, one cannot turn a blind eye to the fact that divorce is a reality that may befall any couple. Before dismissing the prenuptial agreement as a romance-killer, get answers to a few commonly asked questions about this important document.

31 December 2015

3 Ways of Fighting a Traffic Ticket

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Many states treat a traffic law violation as a crime. When you get a traffic ticket for violating traffic laws, you will probably be required to pay a fine, and your driver's license may be suspended for a while. If you have been cited for a traffic violation, read on to learn three ways of disputing the ticket. Justify Your Driving Behaviour A good strategy for fighting a traffic ticket is admitting that you breached the traffic laws and presenting a fact that justifies your illegal driving.

16 December 2015

Prenuptial Agreements

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Prenuptial agreements also known as prenups are common for people who want to get married. If you are looking to tie the knot, you need to arrange for a prenup. This article will educate you on why a prenup is important, what happens if you do not have one and what makes it invalid. What is a Prenuptial Agreement? A prenup is an agreement that establishes the financial and property rights of spouses as a safeguard against a divorce.

18 November 2015

Planning A Divorce? Here's What You Need To Do

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Ending a marriage requires a lot more planning and legal work than it takes to start one in the first place. If you are contemplating a divorce, it is important to understand that it is a process rather than an event. This means that there are a number of processes and steps you will have to go through and plan for before you can call it quits with your significant other.

29 October 2015

Estate Planning: Why Is It Necessary to Write A Will?

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Almost everyone loves to make well-thought-out decisions regarding their finances, health care, property, and loved ones. They do so expecting that others will deal with these matters in accordance with their wishes in case they die. Writing a will is an integral part of the estate planning process, and here are three essential reasons why you had better make one as soon as possible. Distributing property according to your wishes.

23 September 2015