How to Reduce the Possibility of Your Will Being Challenged

Posted by on September 15, 2016

The last thing you want is for your beneficiaries to be fighting over your estate when you’re gone. It’s an unpleasant thought—that they would be fighting over the distribution of small sentimental items, or that they would even be debating the finer aspects of property law in an effort to claim a larger share of the value of your property. You might feel that your will is going to clarify your intentions, and in most cases, this will be true. But if you believe that there might be disagreements or even disputes when your will is...

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Debt Collectors | 3 Attentions To Turn An Incorrect Debt Claim In Your Favour

Posted by on September 14, 2016

Those dreaded calls from debt collectors are never pleasant, especially if the claim is incorrect or too old in the first place. This guide shows you some attentions to turn an incorrect debt claim in your favour. Knowledgeable lawyers can save you tens of thousands of dollars in late payments when you may not owe this money. Know Your Rights Based On Australian Laws Under the Limitations of Actions Act 1958, a creditor may not be able to take legal action if the debt is more than 6 years old.  This is because old evidence can likely be...

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Questions You Might Have About Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer

Posted by on September 13, 2016

A good car accident lawyer can ensure that your medical bills and other such expenses are covered after a car accident in case your insurance company were to try to refuse to cover those costs. A car accident lawyer can also help you sue for added damages as necessary, including lost wages if you should miss work due to injuries you suffer. If you’ve been in a car accident and are thinking about hiring a car accident lawyer, note a few questions you might have about the process and be sure to discuss these freely with any potential...

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What Does It Mean if You’re Named as Executor of a Deceased Estate?

Posted by on September 12, 2016

It can be a shock in the middle of dealing with the death of a loved one to find that they have also been named as the executor of the estate. As most people have not had to regularly deal with deceased estates, it can be a scary prospect to deal with the administrative aspects of the task.  What does it mean to be the executor? The executor fulfils the wishes of the will. This can include writing to the bank to release funds to named parties, selling items and organising for services to be stopped to the home. It often be relatively...

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Three Stages of Property Sale When Conveyancing Is Crucial To Sellers

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Placing a piece of property on the market may seem like an easy venture for sellers. However, the truth is that the process of selling your home can be confusing and legally frustrating for anybody. There are several steps along the way that the entire process can break down courtesy of the seller’s mistakes. Legally, conveyancing is the process of officially transferring ownership of a home from you, the seller, to the prospective buyer. Several legal processes dot the line between the time you put the property on the market and when...

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Bail: Your Get-oOut-Of-Jail Card

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Anybody who has been arrested and lands in jail can say that the first thoughts while in there always revolve around getting out as fast as possible. The mental anguish and panic that can immediately take over you pushes a person towards an immediate exit strategy. This is where your get-out-of-jail card comes into play: bail. Bail can be liquid cash, a property, or a bond that the person in jail issues to the court in exchange for their release. The court keeps your bail as security to ensure that you appear in court for your trial. With the...

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