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4 Things A Family Lawyer Can Do For You

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Family lawyers are specialists who deal with situations that involve familial relationships, disputes and procedures. If you find yourself in a domestic legal issue, then you may need to hire a family lawyer to resolve the matter on your behalf. To help you know if they can be of service, here are some of the things a family lawyer can do for you. Secure An Adoption — Adoptions are filled with mountains of paperwork and regulations, and without a family lawyer to guide you, you may run afoul of a restriction that you didn’t know...

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Ever Pretended To Be Someone You’re Not? Identity Theft And Fraud

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Did you know that identity theft is not actually a crime under Australian federal law? The same is true at state level, and in most states and territories, it’s not a crime to assume someone else’s identity. Having said that, if an identity is assumed in order to commit a crime, there are numerous fraud laws that can be used to charge and prosecute an offender. Most instances of identity theft occur in order to defraud a government or financial institution, such as falsely claiming Centrelink benefits or applying for loans or...

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4 Common Questions For A Criminal Defence Lawyer

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you or someone you love is arrested on a criminal charge for the first time, there will likely be fear, trepidation and the realisation that the legal system has a lot of complexities. So to help you out, here are some of the most frequently asked questions for a criminal defence lawyer that may help you navigate the ins and out of the justice system. You Were Handcuffed At Your Office. Is That Standard Procedure? — Although there is no official law that states law enforcement officers must handcuff a suspect, they are given wide...

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2 Popular Myths About The Law

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The law is a complicated even for people who have dedicated their lives to studying it. Naturally, this means that many people have misconceptions and myths about the law that may alter their perception of what is or isn’t illegal.  Here are two of the most popular myths in law. Personal Injury Myth One of the most common myths about the law is the idea that if someone is injured on your property, you are then liable to compensate them for damages. While you can be liable if someone is injured on your property, this is not the...

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Families With ASD: Why You Must Have An Estate Plan

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects approximately 1 in every 100 Australian children. It’s a lifelong disorder, meaning that there is currently no cure available, and it can be debilitating to children and adults who suffer from it. If you have a child who has been diagnosed with ASD, then you know how all-consuming it can be, in terms of both time and money. But it’s the fear of what will happen to your child when you are gone that should compel you to get your financial life in order. A comprehensive and...

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In Trouble? Why A Criminal Defence Lawyer Can Be Your New Best Friend

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s a fact of life that while most of you will only know the inside of a court from watching TV detective shows, some of you will actually find yourselves standing in front of a judge with an embarrassed expression on your face. This could be due to a momentary lapse in judgment, but it’s often more serious. Just as you would trust the captain of a ship to navigate you safely to your destination, it can be smart to allow qualified criminal defence lawyers to navigate you through the often tricky waters of the legal system,...

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