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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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Benefits of Having a Conveyancer Review a Contract When Buying a New Home

1 December 2023
 Categories: Law, Blog

When purchasing a new home, it's essential to ensure that every aspect of the process is handled correctly. One critical step that often goes overlooked is having a conveyancer review the contract. A conveyancer is a legal professional who specialises in real estate transactions and can provide invaluable assistance in navigating the complex world of property law. This article will explore the significant benefits of having a conveyancer review a contract when buying a new home. Read More …

What Steps Should You Take Before You Call in a Debt Collection Agency?

10 July 2023
 Categories: Law, Blog

Debt collection agencies can be an effective way to recover unpaid debts, but before you call them in, there are a few steps you should take. Send a Written Demand Letter Before you call a debt collection agency, you should send a written demand letter to the debtor. In the letter, specify the amount the debtor owes and request immediate payment. The letter may also include a deadline for the payment. Read More …

Wills and Estate Planning: 5 Essential Tips for a Smooth Process

7 February 2023
 Categories: Law, Blog

Estate planning can be an emotionally charged process, but it doesn't have to be. When done right, estate planning can give you peace of mind that your loved ones will know what to do if you pass away or are incapacitated. To help you get started on the process, here are five essential tips for a smooth wills and estate planning experience. Understand Your Needs Before you start making any decisions about wills and estates, take some time to consider your current needs and goals. Read More …

A Guide On Public Notaries

28 September 2022
 Categories: Law, Blog

Notary publics are individuals authorised to notarise documents. Most people do not comprehend the work of notary publics or how to find a notary public. Below is more information on notary publics in Australia.  What Is a Notary Public's Scope of Work? A notary public is a state officer sanctioned by the Supreme Court to administer oaths and witness documents. In Australia, notary publics are practicing lawyers who can perform the following duties;  Read More …

Why You Should Look Twice at a Retirement Village Contract before Adding Your Signature

1 July 2022
 Categories: Law, Blog

When people reach their golden years, they may want to wind down and make life a lot easier after such a stressful time. In this situation, they may think about downsizing from their current property and going to live in a retirement village instead. While this may sound idyllic and can be in many cases, it's important to go into this type of arrangement with your eyes wide open. In particular, you need to read the small print of your legal agreement before signing it and get professional advice just to make sure. Read More …