For most Australian households, having a companion animal as part of the family can be highly rewarding. Whether cats, dogs or birds, pets offer companionship and unconditional love. However, while pet ownership brings joy to your home, it presents numerous responsibilities. Besides, you must adhere to various pet laws applicable to your jurisdiction and be ready to deal with specific legal concerns as a pet owner. This post expounds more on these aspects below.
22 July 2022
Moving into a retirement village can be quite exhilarating. In most cases, this excitement makes seniors forget about the legalities of leasing or buying property in a retirement village. In the long run, they feel short-changed after realising retirement village management companies have different terms compared to conventional developers. For this reason, seniors should consider the services of conveyancers as they move into retirement villages. Continue reading to understand the benefits of conveyancing services as you join a retirement community.
28 March 2022
When a loved one dies and leaves behind an estate, surviving loved ones expect a will to reflect their true wishes. However, expectations do not often come to fruition as far as wills go. In fact, disputed wills are pretty common since heirs to an estate have a right to contest the contents of wills. That said, you cannot just hire a lawyer and go to court to contest a loved one's will.
30 November 2021
Ending a marriage is not an easy decision. In fact, most couples separate before making the ultimate decision. However, the actual divorce process only starts when you file the divorce petition and deliver it to your spouse. Furthermore, you need to file a financial affidavit that describes your property, income, and expenses. A divorce requires a bunch of paperwork, and there are numerous divorce documents you will encounter before the process is finalised.
14 September 2021
When buying a home, a conveyancer will help you navigate the legal process of property transfer. Choosing a conveyancer can be a nerve-wracking affair. The extract below discusses a few questions to ask your conveyancer. Hopefully, it will help you choose an appropriate professional and increase your understanding of the conveyancing process. 1. Where Are You Based? It is a critical concern when hiring a conveyancer over the internet. Ideally, the conveyancer should be based in your area.
22 June 2021
Family law is a branch of law that caters to all legal matters that affect families, marriages and children. Here are examples of instances where you might require a family lawyer: Before or After Getting Married When getting married, you might not think that you may end up in a divorce, maybe because you trust that you will work things out and everything will be okay. But most couples tend to understand that anything can happen.
11 February 2021
If you are like most people, you rarely think you might need a family law expert. However, this is far from the truth. Family lawyers have helped many families resolve their conflicts and move on regardless of the complexity of the issues. This means that you might need to consult with a family law expert sooner or later. While nobody desires to be in this position, it's always better to get an expert to help.
11 December 2020