Gathering Evidence for a Car Accident Claim

When you find yourself in a car accident, it can feel scary regardless of how bad the damage is. At some stage, you may want to make a claim to recover costs for damage to your vehicle, your property and yourself. Successfully completing a car accident claim usually means meeting certain standards of evidence. Here is what you may need to look for. Other Driver's Details The key starting point for any claim is to have the other driver's details. Read More 

4 Reasons Why You Can Contest a Will

If you thought you were going to be a beneficiary of a will and didn't receive the bequest you expected, then you might have a case to contest the will. To do this, you need to prove that the will was wrong in some way. When can you do this? 1. The Will Isn't the Most Recent Copy In some cases, the will that is read after a death isn't the most recent will the person made. Read More 

4 Questions To Ask Your Lawyer

Hiring a lawyer could seem like an easy task, right? After all, there are thousands of lawyers in Australia. Below is an excerpt discussing some questions to ask your lawyer before signing the engagement contract. With luck, they will ensure that you hire the best lawyer to handle your issue.  What Is Your Speciality?  Although lawyers have similar academic qualifications, they choose to specialise in different aspects of the law. For instance, some lawyers will specialise in family law, others criminal law or compensation suits. Read More 

Resolve Family Disputes the Legal Way: 4 Reasons to Involve a Family Lawyer

Family disputes can be nerve-wracking. While you can resolve some among your family members, sometimes you need a lawyer's intervention. For instance, in issues involving the end of a marriage or property division, an experienced lawyer is better-positioned to handle the case. Take a look at four instances when hiring a family lawyer might be necessary. 1. You are Getting Married Soon Some people get married without consulting a legal practitioner. Read More 

3 Instances You Should Hire an Estate Planning Lawyer

Most people find it very difficult to plan for a future that does not include them. However, taking the time to organise how your family will manage your estate will in your absence is good for everyone, regardless of their net worth. Hiring an estate planning lawyer is the best way to organise a peaceful transition for your loved ones when you are no longer present. The lawyer can help you set up wills and trusts, asset protection and handle any other legal issues that might arise from your estate. Read More