What You Should Do If You've Been Incorrectly Accused of a Crime

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If you have been accused of a crime that you did not commit, your first reaction may be to champion your cause and tell all and sundry that you were not guilty of this particular charge. You may feel that this is a gross injustice and that you have a reputation to uphold, so you may be very tempted to take matters into your own hands and state your case. Yet this may be the wrong approach entirely and could backfire, so what should you do instead to make sure that this matter is resolved correctly?

9 November 2021

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