3 Things to Consider When Hiring a Lawyer for Your Family Law Case


So you're embroiled in a family law issue and you know that your best chance for receiving the best possible outcome is to hire an experienced family law attorney. However, you're faced with the conundrum of finding the best lawyer for your case because there are many of them practising in your area.  If it's any consolation, you're not alone – many people struggle to choose a family lawyer, especially when they are caught up in a highly contentious family law matter.

27 October 2019

When an Individual Should Rely on the Services of a Solicitor


Not every legal matter you need to handle in your personal life requires the expertise of a solicitor. You can typically manage many legal transactions, or prepare certain paperwork on your own and then have it properly recognized by the courts. However, there are times when an individual should consult with a solicitor and rely on their services and advice. Note when this is and how they can protect you legally.

12 September 2016

Leaving the family home in your will


For many Australians the family home is one of their most valuable assets. That is why it is very important to correctly account for your intentions with the family home when you write up your will. The exact format will depend on which beneficiaries you wish to benefit from the will.  Your spouse The simplest situation is one where your spouse will continue to live in the house after you pass.

3 August 2016

The Rights of Workers Who Hold a 457 Visa in Australia


A 457 visa is a very common type of visa used by Australian employers who want to sponsor skilled workers temporarily, meaning that the workers would come to Australia to work for a short time. Those who have a 457 visa have certain rights and obligations when in the country and when being employed by a company that sponsors them, and it's good to know those rights if you have such a visa or are considering moving temporarily to work in Australia under such an arrangement.

29 July 2015