What to look for in a criminal lawyer

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If you are facing criminal charges it is of utmost importance to find a good criminal lawyer. Criminal charges have penalties and jail sentences you do not want to face. It is important to have a criminal lawyer by your side who can ensure your rights are respected and the best outcome for you is achieved.   The first thing you should do as soon as you find out that charges are being brought against you is to talk to a lawyer so that you can get the best advice on how to protect yourself.

1 May 2017

How to Ensure That You Don't Miss out As a Father Following Separation

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When two parents separate, much attention needs to be paid to the welfare and the future of the unfortunate children. There is often a period of time when negotiations between all parties can be difficult, especially due to the emotional connection. Right or wrong, many people seem to want to side with the mother in terms of interaction with the children going forward and this can be detrimental in terms of the father's rights.

26 April 2017

4 Important Conveyancing Searches to Do Before Buying Property

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Conveyancing or property searches are formal enquiries that are made on your behalf to uncover important details on property you wish to buy. These searches form an integral part of due diligence during the home-buying process. If using a solicitor, he/she will contact the local authorities as well as other parties to unearth any important details you should be privy to before making the final decision to buy. Property searches can reveal details like possibilities for future developments which would adversely affect your property or its value, access rights and common drains, property liens and quality of the ground on which the property sits among other details.

25 April 2017

The Legal Process to Administering the Deceased's Estate

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After bereavement, there is usually the consuming affair of dividing the estate of the deceased among the beneficiaries according to the will. If the deceased died intestate, the property will usually be divided among members of the immediate family. For this to happen it is usually important to speak to a probate lawyer about whether you will need a grant of probate. This depends on the assets left behind by the deceased.

24 April 2017

Four Practical Negotiation Guidelines for Your Business Contracts

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When making a business deal for your young company, negotiation is an important practice. This process will allow you to discuss the specific details of the transaction with the other parties. The objective is to reach an agreement that the all involved businesses and individuals will find acceptable. If you are a beginner in contract negotiation, consider using the outlined guidelines to achieve the best results for your commercial operation.

21 April 2017

Making a Personal Injury Claim: 3 Types of Evidences Used to Prove Psychological Injuries

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If you were injured in an accident, you generally have three years from the date of the injury to file a personal injury claim in court to seek compensation for your injuries. An attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve for not only physical injuries, but also psychological injuries, which can be difficult to spot. Due to the difficulties involved with establishing the connection between an accident and psychological distress, as well as the severity and extent of the psychological injuries, it's best if you hire a personal injury attorney.

18 April 2017