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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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Avoiding bankruptcy as a person with a mental incapacitation

19 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are a person with a limited mental capacity or the carer of a person with mental incapacitation, it can be hard to ensure that bills are always paid on time and that the person does not take on more debt than they can pay. Here are some tips to avoid bankruptcy. Sign a power of attorney Most people with a limited mental capacity will have a power of attorney with a trusted person such as a parent or spouse needed to co-sign on any debts. Read More …

Divorce: What to Do if You Can’t Contact Your Partner

16 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If your relationship with your partner has broken down, you may have lost contact with them. While you may be pleased to be free from your partner, them not being around could pose a problem if you decide to file for divorce. Australian citizens can only apply for a divorce 12 months after you have chosen to end your marriage. You will need to fill out the relevant paperwork and file it with your local Federal Circuit Court. Read More …

The Importance of Commercial Law to Your Business

9 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

New businesses are created each and every day, each with the aim of becoming profitable and successful. This is the first step that all businesses should start with, but you should also remember the legal aspect of things and its importance in your business. Commercial law specifically deals with the development and establishment of new business ventures and any issues that may arise as the business interacts with the government, other companies, and the public. Read More …

What to Do When People Or Corporations Owe You Money

20 December 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you operate your own business, it can often be difficult to make ends meet on a day-to-day basis. Your financial projections will take into account money that is owed to you by individuals or corporations and the receipt of this money will have clear implications when it comes to your cash flow. So, it goes without saying that people who refuse to pay can place you under great hardship. What options do you have to consider? Read More …

How to Reduce the Risk of Compensation Claims From Beauty Salon Staff and Customers

19 December 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

The customers who visit your beauty salon probably don't think of it has a dangerous place. After all, beauty salons are comfortable places people go to for a little relaxation and pampering. However, as a nail technician or beautician, you will have to deal with a whole host of potential dangers. Your first thought when working is no doubt the safety of your clients. However, it is also important that you take steps to protect yourself from compensation claims from your staff and customers for injuries sustained in your salon. Read More …