Can Surfing the Web Help You to Close on Your First Home?

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Many people believe that the Internet is the greatest resource imaginable and certainly it is now possible to get a quick education in virtually any topic under the sun. You may love to spend many a long hour surfing the web and increasing your knowledge base, and this may have saved you some money in recent months as you have been able to solve some problems accordingly. Now, you may believe that the sky is the limit and intend to take on even bigger and bolder tasks, with the Internet as your all-knowing resource.

3 October 2018

Why You Have to Be Clear When It Comes to Your Will

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Are you sitting on the fence when it comes to drafting your last will and testament? You may think that your estate is straightforward and that distribution should be a simple and relatively obvious task. However, you should never take anything for granted, as complications may well arise when you're not around to provide evidence, and this could definitely temper the outcome. Why is there a risk to inaction? State Your Intentions

15 August 2018

Why You Will Need to Establish a Specific Score If You Are Claiming Compensation for an Injury


If you've suffered an injury, either at work or in a public place, then you've got a lot on your plate. The injury may have been significant and has stopped you from working, which one way or the other will affect your financial situation. It is a physically and mentally demanding time, as well, as you try to get the right treatment for your affliction and deal with the pain. As if this wasn't bad enough, it seems that you need to deal with a bunch of red tape, as well.

22 June 2018

Separation and Divorce: Understanding the Property Division Process

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If you are planning on separating from your partners, you should make an agreement on the division of property without going to court. This choice can help you avoid an extended divorce and related expenses. You will only need to make an agreement outlining the fair division of your assets and liabilities. Then, the court will approve, allowing you to separate amicably. Unfortunately, this direct process is not always applicable. If you cannot reach an agreement with the other party, you can apply for an order for division of property from the court.

3 May 2018

Why establishing legal paternity is important for fathers

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Many people mistakenly think that only mothers seek out paternity tests to confirm the biological father of their child. While paternity tests are sometimes used in such cases by mothers to confirm fatherhood, the applications of the test extend beyond that. Fathers have a lot of vested interest in finding out the truth because paternity plays an important role in determining the structure of the family unit and the legal responsibilities of both parents.

27 March 2018

Family Law: What You Need to Know About Parental Responsibility

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Australia's family law is designed to ensure that the best interests and well-being of children whose parents are undergoing divorce or separation are observed. Parental responsibilities and court-given parental orders are some of the ways the law makes sure that children are well taken care of after a relationship has ended. What is parental responsibility? Australia's Family Law Act stipulates that each parent has a responsibility to their child/children until they are 18 years old.

22 February 2018

How to Ensure That Divorce Proceedings Do Not Become the Talk of the Town

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Nothing can prepare you for the emotional upheaval associated with separation and potential divorce. It can seem as if your life is turned upside down and you simply want to hide away somewhere until it's all over. However, you still need to formalise the end of the marriage and may be worried that you have to endure some more torment in public. How much of your private information is going to be made known to others?

9 January 2018