The Australian Family Law Act 1975 stipulates the rights of children once their parents' divorce. Typically, the Australian family court makes a ruling based on equal shared parental responsibility or the child's best interests. Below is an article discussing the situations that prompt the family court to use either of the two statutes. Shared Parental Responsibility In an ideal situation, children should enjoy their parents' love and care regardless of whether they are married or divorced.
1 February 2021
All car accidents are not the same. You might not need a car accident lawyer for minor car accidents but you may require one for a major car accident, especially if you were injured. Here are different scenarios where you might need a car accident lawyer: 1. When You Want to Better Understand the Terms of an Insurance Coverage Just because a car insurance cover states it will compensate you after a car accident, it does not mean it will.
21 October 2020
Are you looking to own part of Australia's real estate? Australia is a great place to live, work and invest. If you have identified a piece of real estate property you want to purchase, you'll need to go through the conveyancing process in order to purchase the property. But what is conveyancing and how does it work? Here's some crucial information to know before embarking on the process of conveyancing.
3 September 2020
There are times when families require the services of family lawyers or a court of law to help settle their disputes. You need to know such times so that you can understand how a family lawyer can be of assistance to you. 1. Wills and Deceased Property Settlement Even though life is precious, at some point, everyone unfortunately dies. If you have accumulated a lot of wealth, it is recommended that you leave a will to prevent disputes within your family and to prevent other unknown persons from claiming your family's wealth.
11 August 2020
When drafting your will, you are essentially determining who gets what, whether it's a specific monetary amount, a certain physical asset (such as property), or a percentage of your overall estate. When you have children, the equality of the division is undoubtedly going to be a priority. And yet, it might be that the division deliberately excludes one of your children, whether they receive a lesser share of your estate, or are entirely omitted from your list of beneficiaries.
28 July 2020
After getting hurt at work, you may have to file for workers' compensation. The workers' compensation program should help you pay for all medical bills. It should also cover any wages you lose during the missed days at work. The process, however, can be frustrating. Thus, things can go wrong, and you may not get the compensation you deserve. It is crucial to follow specific guidelines when filing for the workers' compensation claim.
9 July 2020
Many people are afraid of investing in the property market due to the risks involved in the process. However, the introduction of conveyancing helped to protect those buying property. No one wants to deal with problems when investing in real estate. A contract can prove helpful in eliminating issues when selling or buying property. But sometimes people overlook some critical conveyancing aspects that cost them in the long run. If you wish to conduct a property transaction, learn the mistakes most people make and avoid them.
30 June 2020
Many Australians die without leaving a will for their dependents. This leaves the court with the final word regarding how their estate is to be distributed. It's essential to plan your estate while you are still alive to avoid leaving your beneficiaries in financial turmoil. Here are some of the reasons you need a wills and estate lawyer. Estate Planning Many people cannot tell the difference between a will and an estate plan.
15 June 2020
There are usually two kinds of divorces: Amicable Divorce (both parties find divorce to be the best way forward with no dispute) Hostile/Unamicable Divorce (one party initiates the divorce due to either emotional or physical violence/abuse, adultery/cheating, etc.) In an amicable divorce, neither party serves the other divorce papers. You might, however, need a divorce/family lawyer to help you put together divorce papers, verify whether the contents of the divorce papers reflect what you and your spouse agreed upon and then file them on your behalf.
3 June 2020
People often start thinking about wills when they get old. It is crucial to think about the benefits of wills early to avoid leaving chaos and confusion when you pass away. Hiring a wills and estates lawyer is essential to getting a valid will and getting peace of mind in your old age. Here are some of the benefits of hiring a lawyer for matters regarding wills and estates. Intestate Deaths
22 May 2020