July 2

How to prepare for your first lawyer consultation

How to prepare for your first lawyer consultation

The first meeting with a lawyer is often the determinant of whether you hire them to help you through your legal issues. As such, it is a good idea to prepare for your first consultation with a legal professional so that you have a solid understanding of how well-suited they are for your case.

Time is valuable, and being prepared with a list of queries for your first consultation can provide you with confidence that you have chosen the right lawyer, or indicate that you should find someone else.

March 26

Important Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring A Family Lawyer

Important Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring A Family Lawyer

Family law issues can be as complex as they are emotionally draining. With the potential for personal assets, the custody of children and other important parts of your life to be at risk it’s understandable that you want the best legal advice possible.

Like with most areas of law, there are a large amount of practitioners with different levels of experience and expertise. While all family lawyers will cover similar issues, it’s important to make the right choice in order to give your goals the best chance of success.

March 6

What Should You Do If You Are Charged With A Criminal Offence?

What Should You Do If You Are Charged With A Criminal Offence?

Getting charged with a crime can be one of the most stressful, embarrassing and scary moments in a person’s life. Regardless of guilt, being charged brings a great deal of scrutiny and pressure on an individual.

Even the coolest headed people can find they are overwhelmed by the situation and become paralysed with fear or uncertainty. This is perfectly normal, especially for people who have never head dealings with the police before.

January 25

How Does Child Support Work?

How Does Child Support Work?

In Australian law, like all matters relating to children, family law is designed to protect the rights and interests of the children following the separation of their parents. Part of this means maintaining a good lifestyle for the children.

Maintaining a lifestyle the children are accustomed to means that both parents will have to contribute in some way. While the primary caregiver may contribute with their homemaking and primary supervision of the children, the other parent may contribute more with money.

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