Australia has a program to compensate victims of crimes for property loss, medical costs, and other such financial hardships. It's imperative that anyone who has suffered a loss due to a crime find out about this program so that they can be compensated as much as possible. Note a few questions you might have about this program so you can know if it would benefit you.
1. Why hire a lawyer for compensation?
If you have rented out a residential property and one of the renters has a habit of failing to pay his or her monthly rental payments, the next obvious step is to evict that tenant. Unfortunately, many landlords don't handle the eviction in the right way and commit a host of mistakes. This article highlights some of the common blunders landlords or property managers commit during evictions and what you should do instead.
If you are contacted after the death of a family member there are a few legal matters that need to be resolved quickly. Here are some questions that you should ask.
Is there a will?
While many people die intestate, or without a will, it's important to check if your relative did have a will. Not only do wills give some guidance on inheritance they also often give guidance on who should administer the will and what the person would like done with their body after death.
Buying or selling a home is probably the biggest financial transaction you'll be involved in. It comes with a lot of excitement, but it is also not without its stresses. You can especially feel like the conveyancing process takes forever, mostly because you don't know exactly what goes on behind the scenes. The following paragraphs highlight some of the most important questions asked by conveyancing clients, together with tips to make the process easier and faster.
The police may be of tremendous service to the prosecution in terms of finding witnesses to a criminal offense and to following the proof to a suspect. At times, the defense might realize that some important evidence is missing or key witnesses have not been presented. In such circumstances, the criminal defense attorney will find a cause for reasonable doubt. In order to prove whether their assumptions regarding their client's innocence are indeed true, they will need to carry out a criminal defense investigation.