5 Signs You Should Call a Workers Comp Lawyer

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If you have been injured on the job, you may want to contact a worker's compensation attorney. Wondering if you need help from one of these specialists? If you meet any of the following criteria, you should consider contacting an attorney. 1. Your Boss Has Threatened to Fire You Under Australian law, workers are entitled to protection under workers compensation schemes. If you make a claim, your boss is not legally allowed to fire you.

18 January 2018

5 Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Criminal Law Attorneys

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Taking time to choose a skilled group of criminal law attorneys is essential. While being charged with a criminal offence is stressful, taking the time to make the right decision is important. Your criminal law attorneys will represent you from interviews with police, right through a trial and during sentencing. Putting some thought into your choice and deciding on an experienced, skilled attorney is essential. The wrong choice of criminal law attorney could have disastrous consequences.

27 November 2017

5 Signs You Need to Consult With a Family Lawyer About Adult Guardianship

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Family lawyers don't just deal with divorce, child custody and related issues. They can also help you establish guardianship for an adult. Wondering if you need to consult with a family lawyer about this issue? Here are five signs that you do: 1. Your Developmentally Disabled Child Is About to Become an Adult As a parent, you have a lot of decision making powers over your children. However, if your child is about to become an adult, that can change on a legal level.

18 October 2017

Property Law: Extinguishing and Modifying Easements

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In property law, an easement can be defined as the non-possessory right to enter and use the real estate of another entity. Easements are designed to ensure convenient passage across pieces of land or the right of way. Also, they provide individuals with access to a shared resource on private property such as ponds and beaches which they would not be able to access otherwise. However, some easements can become an unnecessary legal burden to the owner of the land, especially if they were instituted long time ago.

24 September 2017

How the Courts Award Alimony

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Court cases relating to marriage matters are often shrouded in controversy because of the high stakes involved. When it comes to determining partner maintenance or alimony, the courts and family lawyers have to consider a number of different factors before they can reach a final decision. Here is a look at what some common factors that influence the court's decision on how much maintenance a divorced or separated partner should be awarded.

3 August 2017

Can my compensation claim be denied?

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Workers' compensation is basically an insurance program that protects employees from injuries and illnesses that arise out of or in the course of their employment without the need to file a lawsuit against his or her employer or co-worker. Nevertheless, not all compensation claims are accepted, leaving the employee injured and unremunerated. Here are some of the reasons that may lead to the denial of a workers' compensation claim. Covered employees

24 January 2017

Were Your Rights Violated When You Were Arrested?

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If you have been arrested by the police, then you may feel as if your world is crashing down around you. You may be confused, scared and annoyed at the same time, but may also be aware that you have your own rights according to the law. Do you believe that you were fairly treated during the entire process, or do you believe that you have some kind of recourse against the arresting authorities?

21 November 2016