Winning a court case is more often than not a matter of how well you present your case before a judge. For that reason, it is important that you be aware of tips on how to present your case well so that you can achieve a favourable outcome. If you are involved in a legal tussle with the other parent over custody of a child, here are some things you should demonstrate to boost your odds of winning the case.
23 May 2016
Facing a meeting with a compensation lawyer usually means you need to work out if you are legally getting compensated, how much, and how soon. In that regard you may know what to expect from the first consultation. There are some things you may not be prepared for that you should know about. Here are a few of those key points and what you need to know about each one.
20 May 2016
If you have been a victim of a crime, you can claim compensation for the injuries and other losses caused by the incident. Therefore, it is important to understand the different aspects of the criminal injuries compensation scheme. This information will help protect you from the financial repercussions of the attack. You can make a recompense claim as the primary victim of the crime or as a close relative if the person involved has already passed away.
19 May 2016
When your days are spent wiping little noses and doing endless loads of washing, it's difficult to consider the future much beyond dinnertime. If you want to retire with a healthy superannuation fund, however, now is the time to plan for your future- whether you're actively participating in the workforce or not. Check out these three superannuation tips for stay at home mums, and start planning for your retirement today.
11 May 2016
If you discover that someone in your company or government department, or a public official, has acted inappropriately you can highlight their poor behaviour and be protected under Australia's whistleblowing laws. Here is some advice on the way to protect yourself as a whistleblower. In your company If the wrongdoing you discover is in a private company you will be protected under the Corporations Act. This protects you against retaliation including losing your job.
11 May 2016
A property lawyer deals with legal issues that relate to transactions on residential as well as commercial property. It is important to understand the different types of property as per the law and also the different kinds of property lawyers if seeking to hire one. According to the law, property is anything possessed by an entity or a person. There are two categorizations of property; real property and personal property.
10 May 2016
When you've been injured on the job, you may not like the idea of hiring a worker's compensation lawyer and actually having to sue your employer or their insurance company. However, this might be necessary if your employer didn't have worker's compensation insurance or the policy wasn't adequate enough to cover your medical costs, or if the insurance company is fighting their obligation to pay you. Whatever your reason for needing a compensation lawyer, note a few questions you might have about using their services, then be sure to ask them about these questions if you need more information.
9 May 2016
Purchasing your first home is an exciting time, but you may well find that you have family members encouraging you to handle the process yourself, as it's not really too hard. The problem is that if you're not experienced in fully understanding the different clauses in a conveyancing contract, a small misunderstanding can turn into a very expensive mistake. Take the 'subject to finance' clause for example. This clause alone should be enough to convince you that using a conveyancing lawyer to at least read over your first contract is a wise monetary investment.
9 May 2016
Parole allows convicted inmates to be released from prison before the end of their sentencing to start a new life outside with supervision. Simply put, the convict on parole is still serving their jail sentence; however, they are allowed to reside on the outside, as long as they adhere to specific rules. With the right level of supervision, release on parole aims to integrate the prisoner back into community as a productive member.
4 May 2016
An alibi is a criminal defense strategy based on evidence that the defendant was somewhere else other than the crime scene when the crime occurred and, therefore, couldn't have perpetrated the crime. That evidence may be in the form of witnesses or video footage to sustain an alibi defense. If you're accused of a criminal offense and wish to use an alibi as part of your defense, contact a criminal lawyer immediately.
4 May 2016