Understanding Australian Law

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Understanding Australian Law

Hello, my name is Nigel and this is my law blog. The law can be a complicated and complex thing to try and understand, especially if you are not a trained lawyer. I am not a legal professional but I take a deep interest in the law. It all started when my uncle was involved in a lengthy court case and I decided to find out a little bit more about it. I started reading a legal book and didn't stop. I am fascinated by the law so I decided to start a blog so I could share my passion with others.

Questions You Need to Ask a Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce can be an overwhelming and emotional process. It’s important to have a reliable and experienced divorce attorney by your side to guide you through the process and help you make important decisions. But how do you find the right attorney for your case? This blog will provide you with some essential questions to ask a divorce attorney before you hire them to ensure they have the experience, knowledge and expertise needed to represent you effectively. Read More 

What Is a Workplace Accident?

As a worker, you have a right to safety in the workplace. You also have a right to be compensated should that safety be compromised. This compensation covers accidents in the workplace and ensures your protection should you suffer an injury.  This article defines what counts as a workplace accident under work accident law. It also looks at what you can do if you need help and wish to seek compensation. Read More 

Three Common Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Will

A will is a legal document that describes how a person's assets will be distributed after death. It is an essential tool for ensuring that one's wishes are followed and that assets are distributed per those wishes. Unfortunately, many people make common mistakes when writing their wills, leading to confusion, conflict and even legal challenges. Here are some common issues to look out for when writing wills. Failing to Update the Will  Read More 

All You Need To Know About Commercial Leases

If you plan to lease property, the owner or manager will present you with a commercial lease agreement. Unfortunately, most people do not know how to handle this document. Below is a piece discussing the benefits of commercial leases and how to negotiate the contracts.  What Are The Benefits Of Commercial Leases?   The commercial lease agreement details the relationship between the lessor and the lessee. Typically, a lease allows a lessee to occupy the lessor's property for a specified period. Read More 

An Estate Planning Guide

Estate planning is an overlooked yet essential activity if you wish to leave a lasting legacy. The secret to estate planning is proper preparation to ensure everything is taken care of. Below is a comprehensive estate planning guide.  Establish the Estate Planning Laws Your estate plan must comply with state or country laws. Otherwise, it could be declared void by the courts. Start by establishing the estate division laws. For instance, whom can you bequeath property? Read More