Common Predicaments That Can Make Your Property Hard to Sell

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You are considering selling your property, and like any other property seller, you envision a trouble-free and fairly fast sale. Nevertheless, there are a number of potential problems to be aware of that can dampen this possibility and turn away potential buyers. Repairs and maintenance Prior to informing your real estate agent to put up your property on the market, it's necessary that you take care of the basic repair and maintenance problems that could put off buyers and dampen your sale.

25 May 2016

Tips on Increasing Your Odds of Winning a Child Custody Case

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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

3 Things to Expect During Your First Meeting with Compensation Lawyers

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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

Criminal Compensation: Claiming Recompense for Injury and Loss

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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

Three superannuation tips for stay at home mums

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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

Protecting yourself as a whistleblower

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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

What does a Property Lawyer Do?

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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