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Why the Family Court System Is More Concerned with Child Welfare Than Warring Parents

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If two parents go through a separation and unfortunate divorce, then they need to do whatever they can to protect the children from the trauma. While they may be laser-focused on going their own ways and splitting up their assets, a family court will be more concerned with the plight of the kids. What factors will a court take into consideration when it comes to ongoing care? Focus on the Kids

28 April 2020

Facing Domestic Violence Charges? Why You Need an Attorney

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The dynamics of the family, the stress of raising kids and spousal arguments could lead to highly charged situations. Such situations are also easily misunderstood. Your partner may accuse you of domestic violence and press charges. Most people do not know the next step to take when facing such charges. Domestic violence charges are serious. Losing the case, therefore, leads to drastic changes in your life. The first thing you should do is hire a domestic violence lawyer.

28 April 2020

Five Things That Tenants Need To Know About Changes To Pet Laws In Victoria

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From March 2020, changes to pet laws in Victoria affect both tenants and landlords. Before the new pet laws, landlords could choose to ban pets from rental properties as part of each rental agreement. After the changes, renters have the right to keep a pet, although they must still ask for consent. However, the responsibility is now on the landlord to object to the request through legal channels. Here are five things that you need to know about the changes to the pet laws.

27 April 2020

Money-Saving Tips to Consider While Sorting Your Legal Matters

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One of the best ways to sort out your legal matters is to hire a solicitor to handle all the essential tasks on your behalf. However, the expenses associated with law matters can add up quickly, and this might discourage you from seeking expert assistance from lawyers. There is a misconception that the money paid to solicitors puts a strain on the budget, and that's why most people choose to handle the legal matters themselves.

27 April 2020

Common Types of Assistance That a Commercial Lawyer Can Provide

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Throughout the life of a business, there are many occasions when legal services may be required. If you're considering hiring a commercial lawyer to handle your business' legal matters, it's a good idea to know what aspects of the business they can help you with. Commercial lawyers can help with a variety of business law matters. Below are a few common ways a commercial lawyer can provide valuable legal support for your business.

24 April 2020

How Does a Divorce Court View Debts?

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When a marriage ends in acrimony and the two parties want to go their own separate ways, they will want to figure out how any assets are going to be shared as a matter of priority. Yet this can only be part of the story, especially if the relationship was somewhat complex and financial problems might have arisen before. If you're in this situation, do you need to consider debts as well as credits when looking at any financial distribution?

23 April 2020

3 Tips to Effectively Handle Child Custody and Visitation During Social Distancing

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In a time when the country is encouraging individuals to practice social distancing in a bid to reduce exposure to coronavirus, handling child custody can be difficult. Allowing your children to move between your house and that of your ex can breed a lot of anxiety, especially if the movement increases the risk of contracting the virus. Unfortunately, whether you have a custody agreement or not, you cannot deny the other parent the right to see their kids.

23 April 2020

Filing for a Motor Accident Claim? Here Is How to Win Your Case

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Accidents happen, and they are over so fast. At the moment, you are likely to get confused and not know what to do. Thus, you should first take the time to calm down. Taking time to compose yourself will prevent you from making the situation worse. If you have any injuries, then you may claim for personal injury compensation. Use these guidelines to help you when filing for a motor accident claim.

23 April 2020

Homeowner Versus Breadwinner – How to Achieve a Just Outcome during Divorce

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Many years ago, traditional marriage would often be defined as a union between a "breadwinner" and a "homemaker." In this case, one party would generate the money required for living expenses, and the other would tend to housekeeping or the care of any children. This type of scenario still exists today, of course, but often, both parties have a full-time work commitment, and this may redefine their relationship to a degree.

21 April 2020