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 Walkthrough of The Debt Recovery Process in Australia

4 December 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

As a business, it can be frustrating to deal with customers who have defaulted on their debts and are yet to pay you for goods or services that you provided. That is why it is a common practice for businesses to defer debt recovery efforts to debt collection experts. However, it is important for such businesses to be aware of the debt recovery process and the legal framework that surrounds debt collection in Australia. Read More …

Criminal Charges: Understanding the Common Offences Against Justice

3 November 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Criminal offences and charges can have long-lasting repercussions on an individual's future. Therefore, most people will take every possible action to avoid being prosecuted and penalised. Unfortunately, numerous defendants do not understand that their conduct after the initial arrest can escalate their situation. In some cases, the actions can lead to some additional criminal charges being filed. So, it is critical for you understand the offences which are considered to be crimes against justice if you are involved in a criminal case directly or indirectly. Read More …

Can debt collectors pursue me overseas if I go on a working holiday?

10 August 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you head overseas for a working holiday it can be a great feeling to think about leaving all of your worries behind. However not all of these worries can be left behind. It you are wondering about whether your debts will chase you overseas, here are some guidelines that explain when a debt collector can pursue you overseas.  Where are you headed? Australia has some agreements with countries that allow mutual assistance in the recovery of debt, commonly known as 'MARD' agreements. Read More …

Three Ways To Have A Budget-Friendly Divorce

10 August 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

No one wins in a divorce, but by the age of 53, 25% of married Australian women have been through a divorce. You already know that hiring a family lawyer is going to help you get through this difficult transition of your life, and they will certainly help to protect your interests while you split the family assets. However, did you know there are certain steps you can take to both help yourself and reduce the cost of receiving legal help? Read More …

Don’t let social media mess up your injury claim

25 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

When a lot of people file a personal injury claim, they aren't aware that the defense attorneys can visit their profiles on Facebook and other social networking sites. Many people have a fascination with sharing whatever happens in their lives with the online world and the lawyers know this all too well. As a result, this is one of the first places they will conduct their investigation in order to ascertain whether or not your injury is fake or find mismatching statements with a view of punching holes into your claim. Read More …