The process of administering a deceased estate is challenging. Moreover, the emotional distress of having lost a loved one can make handling practical issues more difficult. Therefore, if you are in charge of managing the property and belongings of a departed family member, consider using a qualified deceased estate lawyer. The professional will provide counsel for navigating the complexities of the work. However, you can choose to conduct the administration without help.
5 April 2021
Family lawyers are legal experts who handle family-related matters, including adoption, marriage, divorce, property division and child custody. In most cases, a family lawyer helps family members to solve legal disputes outside the court. However, the lawyer can serve as a legal representative in court if necessary as well. You might require the assistance of a family law professional if you are going through the following family issues: Going Through a Divorce Process
30 December 2020
Having a brush with the law is not something you would want to happen to you or a loved one. However, the unexpected happens, and when you find yourself in such a situation, the emotional ordeal can take a toll on you. It is for this reason that you need someone in your corner, fighting to secure your freedom. That person is a criminal lawyer. Although there is nothing wrong with worrying about the cost of hiring a good criminal lawyer, losing your freedom is much more expensive.
16 September 2020
A divorce doesn't have to be messy or melodramatic. You and your spouse may have married with the best of intentions. But it didn't work out, and the decision to permanently separate can be instigated by either one of you, or it might even be a mutual decision. So what happens next? Moving Out Generally one of you will move out. There might be a lease on a rental property, shared bank accounts might end up with each of you establishing your own account, and other joint accounts (such as utilities) might be transferred into the name of whoever remains at your previously shared home.
20 May 2020
Family lawyers are well known for their primary focus on divorce and the surrounding legal areas, but that is not all that they cover. There are many dozens of different specialties in law, and so a professional that only focuses on one specific issue is bound to be restricting their clientele. Family lawyers do work outside of divorce proceedings and not just in child custody or annulments but in other, unrelated departments.
27 September 2019
Sometimes it can be very difficult to deal with the stresses and strains of everyday life. Unfortunately, many Australians suffer from some form of emotional disability and find it challenging to address situations or circumstances that others may find normal. If you find yourself in this position, you may prefer to turn for support to your four-legged friends instead of another human being and may rely on an emotional support animal just to get by.
23 October 2018
Challenging or contesting a will can be a daunting task. First, losing a loved one or a family member is difficult and challenging their will makes it an even more emotional process. Also, courts are often wary when it comes to changing wills and going against the wishes of the deceased and will only do so for legitimate reasons. If you or any interested party feels they have been left out of a will, you may consider contesting it.
22 August 2018
A binding financial agreement is a legal contract which outlines a couple's assets and the potential division of these assets and liabilities in case of separation or divorce. This agreement is commonly known as a prenuptial agreement because it is drafted prior to the wedding. However, the financial agreement can be drafted during and after the marriage. It is more favourable to prepare the document before to avoid unnecessary complications. Here are practical tips to help you navigate the preparation of a binding financial agreement.
30 June 2018
Contracts can be beneficial because they ensure that your agreements with investors, partners and customers are official. If the other party goes against your agreement, you can minimise the financial losses by using the formal contract to proof the existence of the deal. Unfortunately, a contract can also put your business at a disadvantage. Simply speaking, you might sign a disadvantageous document or become trapped in an unfavourable business relationship. If you abandon the deal without a plan, you could expose your business to high losses.
6 April 2018
Did you know that someone can become an heir to your property when you didn't intend it to happen? Read on and discover some of the situations under which unexpected heirs may arise. Use this information to reexamine your estate plan to ascertain that your property will be distributed in accordance with your wishes in case you pass on. Involvement in Testator Death A probate court may assign some or all of your property to an unexpected heir if the individual that you had named as your heir takes part in causing your death.
26 February 2018