Prenup And Postnuptial Agreement FAQ

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The Australian family law system allows couples to enter into contracts to determine how they will settle their marriage in case of divorce and separation. These agreements are commonly referred to as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. The distinctive feature that differentiates these contracts is that prenuptial agreements are created before the wedding, while postnuptial agreements are formulated after the wedding. Below is an excerpt discussing some frequently asked questions about prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

30 April 2021

Do You Want to Thrive in the Business World? Here Are the Benefits of Hiring the Right Commercial Lawyer

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The business world involves many legal intricacies. However, many entrepreneurs are not well-informed about the legal issues involved when venturing into business. Whether you are a small-sized business or a large organisation, you will likely face legal issues at some point in time. Some of the issues you may encounter include shareholdings, liabilities, partnerships, mergers, contracts and many more. You need to be well-versed in these legal matters to avoid getting into trouble with the authorities.

20 January 2021

3 Ways Lawyers Are Dealing With Emerging Issues in Family Law

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Family law is one of the most emotional areas of the practice. This is because it deals with the very fundamental unit that forms the social fabric. In the past, the family law issues that were commonplace in the courts included divorce, custody battles, alimony and child support–related cases.  However, the structure of the family unit is changing, and lawyers have had to retrain themselves to handle the emerging issues. If you have an unusual family law matter, it is advisable to consult a professional family lawyer for expert guidance.

29 September 2020

Top Conveyancing Tips For Residential Property Buyers

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When buying a residential property for the first time, you have to work with an experienced legal expert to help you in the process of transferring a title from a seller to you. This legal and administrative process is known as conveyancing. Some of the processes that occur during a settlement process include doing searches to ensure that a property is in good standing. Here are some top conveyancing tips for residential property buyers.

10 June 2020

Avoiding and Reducing Unfair Dismissal Legal Claims Against Your Business

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Unfair dismissal claims can have negative impact on your commercial operations. In general, if an employee feels that their employment has ended in an unjust manner, they may file a legal claim in accordance with the Fair Work Act. The Fair Work Commission will determine if the legal claim is valid. If your business is involved in such a case, you will be required to attend hearings. These will be time-consuming, and your regular operations might be compromised.

9 October 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Negotiate Your Property Agreement Instead of Going to Court

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Negotiating property settlement is one of the hardest things for divorcing couples to do. Each party will want a fair share of the matrimonial property but often can't agree on who should get what. If you're getting divorced and can't reach an agreement with your soon-to-be ex over how to divide property of the marriage, consider using a lawyer to propose a property agreement. A property agreement sets out how you and your ex will share the property acquired during your marriage.

15 January 2019

Defending yourself against crimes committed far in the past

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Generally speaking, there are no provisions for a statute of limitations with regard to criminal matters in Australia, although statutes do exist for civil and property matters. If you find yourself accused of a crime long in the past, here are some steps to take to defend yourself.  Hire an experienced criminal lawyer Whilst there is no statute of limitations, the prosecutor still needs to provide a reasonable case that they can prove that you committed the crime.

29 July 2016