Can a Divorce Proceed without the Other Party's Consent?

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When two people who were previously married start to drift apart, the end result may appear to be inevitable. They may go their separate ways from a big picture perspective, even though they may continue to live under the same roof. In such a situation, both of the parties may apply for a formal divorce, and the procedure may be relatively straightforward. However, what if one of the parties does not wish to take any action at all?

25 March 2020

What Do You Need to Consider When Choosing a Conveyancing Solicitor?

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Choosing the right conveyancing solicitor can be very difficult. Do you have friends and family who can recommend one to you? Are you conscious about your budget? Or do you want someone who has the best rating? Of course, it is important that you choose someone who has a proven record and who is a conveyancing solicitor who cares. Someone who is just in it for the money will be easy to detect.

22 May 2019

3 Tips For A Happy Summer Holiday Despite Parental Separation

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Christmas marks the beginning of the summer holidays for Australian children, and this time of year is particularly difficult for newly separated families. The season brings with it plenty of emotion, and as someone who is facing their first Christmas as a separated parent, you wonder how you are going to get through this period without major stress or conflict. Here are three tips to help you get through the upcoming summer holidays without having a major clash with your estranged spouse.

2 December 2018

3 Steps to Take When There Is No Will

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When you are in a situation where there is a death in the family, one of the first steps is to look for a will. If there is no will, you may not know how to proceed. This is especially true when homes, land, and other property is concerned. If you are in a situation where there is no will and you have what is known as a deceased estate, you will need a lawyer to determine who handles wills and estates.

5 October 2018

How to Choose a Property Lawyer

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A property lawyer is a legal expert specialising in the purchase and sale of real estate. The lawyer may represent either the buyer or seller during a real estate transaction. The primary reason why people hire property lawyers is for them to handle the legal aspect of a real estate deal. However, the role of property lawyers has evolved with time, and they do much more than prepare contracts of sale. Below are a few factors that should determine your choice of property lawyer.

21 August 2018

Going Through a Separation? How Social Media Could Get You into Trouble

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In modern day society, everybody is a publisher. A majority of the population has access to one or more of the major social media websites, and many people are active there every single day. This massive change in societal behaviour is already starting to create problems and generate unanswered questions. Unfortunately, the full effect of this seismic shift in behaviour may only become evident many years from now. You may not be aware, but the act of publishing can sometimes create problems for an individual.

29 June 2018

Dos and Don'ts for Seeking Compensation After a Car Accident

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If you get injured in a car accident due to another driver's fault, you are entitled to seek personal injury compensation. The amount compensated should compensate you for your medical bills, lost wages and any psychological trauma suffered as a result of the accident. However, many people make certain mistakes that cause them to be under-compensated, even when it's evident that the other party was at fault. So, to avoid these mistakes and ensure that you receive adequate compensation for your injuries and losses, you need to observe the following tips.

15 May 2018