If you have a legal problem, you should get in touch with a solicitor so they can give you some legal advice. A solicitor will typically provide an initial consultation free of charge so they can gain an understanding of your case and so both you and the lawyer can decide if you want to work together. When working with a solicitor, there are several steps you can take which will help to ensure that you get the outcome you are hoping for.
- The most complex challenge separated or divorced couples will deal with relates to issues of their child/children. This is because, regardless of the break in the relationship of the parents, both parents have "equal and shared parental responsibility" in the upbringing of the child. The only exception comes when one parent is denied this right because of pre-existing abuse or violence that puts the other parent and child in danger. This article sheds some light on implications of shared parental responsibility by law, and how to navigate education matters.
- The aftermath of a car accident can be painful, frustrating and expensive. To reduce all of these effects, it's important to respond to the accident in the right way. Here's what you need to do after a car accident. 1. Contact the Authorities Even if there is no damage to the vehicles, you should still contact the authorities after a car accident. This ensures that there is an official record of the accident.
- When an individual is planning their estate, they will prepare a will which will outline their wishes concerning the distribution of their property and assets. Also, the testator will name an executor of the will. The executor will be responsible for carrying out the instructions outlined in the will. In an ideal situation, the assets named in the will would be distributed with speed to the beneficiaries as expressed by the deceased.
- Most red-blooded people would stand up for their rights, especially if they felt that they or their family were being threatened. This would include a vigorous defence of their home, if an intruder should seek to gain access. But is all that fair and good? Are you allowed to do whatever it takes to defend your "castle"? Laws vary considerably from country to country, and in Australia, you have to be a bit careful.