Is It Really Necessary to Have a Will?

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Considering the process that is involved in properly writing and constantly updating your will, you may be wondering if it is really necessary to have one in the first place. Many people tend to carefully organize their property and keep their loved ones involved and aware of all their transactions. This may make them skeptical of dealing with the whole process of having a will. However, the importance of a will cannot be overemphasized.

18 December 2017

During a Messy Divorce, How Is Property Settlement Handled?

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It's often difficult to come to an amicable agreement when trying to split various items of property during divorce proceedings. Certainly money and value can affect the mind, and two people who would otherwise consider themselves to be very reasonable may not be able to see eye to eye. When matters get in front of an Australian court, how do the judges determine "who will get what" during property settlement?

8 November 2017

All's Will That Ends Will: The Benefits Of Hiring A Family Lawyer To Help You Write Your Will

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Writing your will is one of the most important legal tasks most of us have to deal with during our lifetimes, and making sure your will is clear and precisely written is essential for ensuring your family is provided for after you pass on. Whether your estate is large or small, arguments and even legal battles among your relatives and beneficiaries can be prompted by a poorly written will, so it's never a bad idea to seek out professional assistance from an accredited family lawyer.

20 September 2017

How You Can Protect Yourself from Defamation When You're in Business

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Anybody who sets themselves up in business has to be prepared for some exposure, or they're not going to be very successful. In other words, they can't be introverted and guarded, as otherwise they're likely to be swamped by the competition. If this is you, then you want people to be talking about you as much as possible. However, if some of that discussion turns negative and somebody says something about your business, you may feel that your reputation has been harmed.

28 August 2017

How to Ensure That You Don't Trip up over Your Contracts

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How careful are you when drawing up a contract for the provision of your products or services? All small business owners understand that they need contractual terms, to safeguard their interests in a commercial transaction. The contract is, of course, a binding agreement, but is it fully reflecting the ability and intention of both parties? Sometimes, a wrong word in the wrong place can spell disaster. What are some of the key areas you need to look at in relation to your contracts?

16 June 2017

How to Ensure That Your Worker's Compensation Claim Is Successful

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In common with most developed countries, Australia has a lot of settled law that is designed to safeguard workers who may be unfortunate enough to have been injured on the job. With these safety measures in place, financial assistance and proper medical treatment are available as and when needed, but it's important to remember that the correct procedures need to be followed at all times. What are some of the biggest mistakes people make when they find themselves in this situation?

16 June 2017

How You Can Help Yourself Keep Debts to a Minimum

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When you run your own business, cash flow is everything. If you don't keep on top of it, it can quickly get out of hand and this means that you have to do everything in your power to keep accounts receivable to an absolute minimum. Most businesses have to extend a certain amount of credit during their day-to-day operations, but many do not pay attention to the way that they communicate their terms.

16 June 2017