Last Will and Testament: The Benefits of Estate Planning

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Last Will and Testament: The Benefits of Estate Planning

After I had an accident and had to spend some time in the hospital, I decided that it was time to make a will and do some estate planning. After all, you never know what is around the corner, and I would hate for a family member to miss out on inheriting from me if I were to suddenly pass away. I worked with a lawyer to draft a will. We then discussed the various ways I could arrange my estate. I had been worried that I wouldn’t understand the different legal terms, but my lawyer took the time to carefully explain them. I am now much happier knowing that everything is in place. I decided to set up this blog to offer tips to other people who are in the process of planning their estate.

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A Few Things Worth Knowing Before Legally Adopting a Stepchild

21 September 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have been in a relationship with someone that has a child from a previous relationship, it may come a time when you start actively thinking about becoming a legal parent to the said child. Perhaps you are engaged and you would like your new family unit recognised by the law. Or maybe the other parent is not present in the child's life and you would like to have that position given to you. Read More …

What You Need to Know About Serving Divorce Papers

29 June 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

If your marriage has irretrievably broken down, divorce may seem to be the only option. If both parties are in full agreement, then the process does not need to be onerous. However, before it can proceed, you will need to prove that the other party (your husband or wife) is fully aware of what's going on. How can you prove this, and what happens if the process gets difficult? Simplest Solution Read More …

How To Interview A Deceased Estates Lawyer

5 March 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

Are you looking for a deceased estates lawyer to help out with your estate planning process? If you are, you could be experiencing difficulties finding a lawyer that suits your needs. Below are some questions to help you interview a deceased estates lawyer and find a professional that offers high-quality services.  What Are Your Qualifications?  Establish whether the lawyer is qualified to conduct estate planning. As such, assess the lawyer's academic and licensing documents. Read More …

How To Seek Compensation For Long-Term Illnesses

18 December 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

Did you know your workplace can expose you to long-term illnesses? For example, construction workers that come into contact with dangerous materials or toxic fumes could develop cancerous diseases. On the other hand, people that regularly lift heavy items could suffer from back and muscle-related illnesses. Workers' compensation insurance guarantees compensation for employees that suffer workplace injuries.  Read this guide to learn how to seek compensation for a long-term illness caused by poor working conditions. Read More …

Family Law: 3 Things You Need to Know About Applying for Marriage Nullity

10 September 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

People organise a wedding ceremony to celebrate a formal union between yourself and your partner. For the ceremony to be considered the beginning of a legal marriage, you need to sign documents such as the marriage certificate. In addition to the marriage certificate, you and your partner are supposed to meet certain legal requirements for the marriage to be declared legal. In case you do not meet one of the legal requirements, your marriage can be nullified. Read More …