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From Reality Television To Real Life: The Law And You


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From Reality Television To Real Life: The Law And You

Do you watch police and border security reality shows? I rarely watch television but never miss an episode when these are on. I am intrigued by the motivations of people who break the law and even more curious about the punishments they receive. I research the relevant laws after an episode finishes and have become quite the bush lawyer! Through research, I have noticed that laws related to an offence like dangerous driving can vary in our different states and territories. I realise that most people are time poor and do not have the opportunity to explore our laws in detail. I started this blog with the intention of giving you some insights into your rights and responsibilities under Australian law. First and foremost, I hope you find these scribblings to be entertaining. I will be extra pleased if you find some useful information. This blog is now in session.

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Why Local Conveyancers Are More Viable Than Online Conveyancers

When you're about to make the most expensive purchase of your life, choosing a cheap conveyancer may seem logical. With a recent surge of online conveyancing companies cutting prices far below the industry norm and websites offering "do it yourself conveyancing guides," it can be tempting to cut corners and look to the Internet. However, conveyancing isn't a simple case of knowing the area and ticking the right boxes. Every house is different; therefore, every assessment should yield a different result. Read More 

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making a Will

Drafting a will ensures that your wishes with regards to your assets and estate are followed. There are common mistakes that many people make when drafting wills. Read on to learn what pitfalls you need to avoid when making your will. Make sure to talk with your lawyer when you make these changes.  Update Your Will Many people do not take the time to update their will when they experience significant life changes. Read More 

Commonly Asked Questions About Using a Patent Attorney

A patent attorney is one who helps you file a patent on a new product or invention, protecting your legal and financial rights to that product. They can usually also help with things like copyrighting your written work, music, or artwork, and filing a trademark for a business logo and other such creation. If you've never worked with a patent attorney before or filed for a patent, you may not understand what's involved in the process. Read More 

How a Family Lawyer Can Help You in the Surrogacy Process

Surrogacy is increasingly becoming an option for people seeking to have children. However, it is still a contentious issue when it comes to determining the parentage of a child. The laws in Australia that govern surrogacy are not clear and you might benefit from having a family lawyer to navigate through the process. This will ensure that your rights are protected so that you do not end up drained both emotionally and financially. Read More 

How to Go About Estate Planning As a Single Person

You might be tempted to overlook your estate planning just because you are single. However, while you might not face the same circumstances as the people who have families, it is still important to plan ahead. The current estate law in Australia provides for the assets of a single person to be distributed to the next of kin. This begins with the children, but if there are none, then the parents follow and then the siblings come last. Read More