What To Look Out For When Moving Into A Retirement Village

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Most people would want to live in a retirement village in their senior years. These facilities offer seniors high-quality life, independence and dignity in their retirement years. If you wish to join a retirement village, a few legalities could deter or encourage you to purchase a home in the complex. These legalities are often detailed in the retirement village contract. The article below explains some of the things to look out for in the retirement village contract and how you can address retirement village entry.

2 August 2021

4 Things That Help Fathers Win Their Child Custody Battles

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In family law, fathers have as much right to be primary caregivers to their children as mothers do. Whether in primary or joint custody, a father can adequately care for, nurture, and raise their children.  That said, no custody battle is easy, and it can be challenging to enforce parental rights. In some jurisdictions, the system tends to lean towards favouring the mother as the primary custodian while the father is granted casual involvement in his children's lives.

26 May 2021

Two common reasons why people decide to dispute wills

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Here are a couple of common reasons why people may decide to dispute the will of a deceased individual. There is uncertainty about whether the deceased owned items bequeathed in the will Sometimes, a person can end up leaving an item to someone in their will, but after they die, the original ownership of this item is brought into question. This could happen if, for example, an item is a family heirloom and the deceased person was married when they died but did not check with their spouse before bequeathing it to someone.

17 March 2021

Top Tips When Hiring Internet Solicitors

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People are increasingly using online solicitors. It is especially so due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced many people to work from home. In this extract, you will learn how to vet and choose an online solicitor. Ask For The Solicitor's Professional Documents The solicitor should be ready to present his or her professional documents. Other than academic papers, he or she should present his or her practising certificate and a licence from the local council.

23 November 2020

4 common mistakes that may complicate your divorce

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Separating from your spouse is an emotionally tasking process, regardless of how valid your reasons are. Furthermore, the emotions of anger, frustration, and sadness may drive you to act impulsively and potentially make mistakes that could haunt you for years to come. There are many things at stake during a divorce. Your financial infrastructure, personal assets, and the well-being of children from your marriage should all be considered. This is why you should be aware of common mistakes that divorcees make.

26 May 2020

Three Central Guidelines for Handling Prenuptial Agreements

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If you are preparing for marriage, it is advisable to consider creating a prenuptial financial agreement with your partner. These agreements are designed to protect each individual's assets in case of an unfavourable situation in the future. In the past, most people were against these contracts. However, this has changed because of common issues like blended family circumstances, more realistic marital expectations and marriage in later stages of life. If you are interested in exploring the prenuptial agreement options, consider the following outlined tips for ideal results.

21 October 2019

2 Underrated Factors You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Choosing Conveyancing Solicitors

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The input of conveyancing solicitors can make a world of difference in ensuring that the process of conveyancing runs smoothly for both parties, the property seller and the buyer. Seeing as how conveyancing solicitors play such a crucial role, it is critical to ensure that you make the right choice. Credentials and accreditations, as well as the affordability of the rates offered, are usually among the first things people consider when choosing conveyancing solicitors, and rightly so.

22 January 2019