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Top Reasons to Hire a Deceased Estate Lawyer

Property inheritance can be daunting. Beneficiaries and executors often have a hard time transferring the estate due to the complicated nature of the probate process. As such, many people opt to hire a deceased estate lawyer to handle the probate process. Below are a few other reasons why you should hire a probate lawyer.  Intestate death An intestate death refers to a situation where a person dies without a will. In Australia, there are specific laws that determine the division of such property.

3 Things to Know About No-Win, No-Fee in Compensation Cases

If you have a compensation case due to injury on the job or in your personal life, you may have limited funds. One of the ways to get around this, and still get proper legal representation, is to go with compensation lawyers that offer a no-win, no-fee option. Before you go this route, there are a few key things that you need to know about how this no-win, no-fee program works.

When Is It Time to Throw in the Towel and Call a Divorce Lawyer?

Rarely does a married couple decide on a divorce the first time they have an argument, and rightly so. Marriages go through rough days or rough patches but can work out in the long run, for a lasting and happy relationship. However, not all marriages are like that and in some cases, it can actually be healthier for spouses if they were to separate and divorce. While no one can tell you the right thing to do in your marriage, note a few things to consider when it comes to realizing it's time to call a divorce lawyer.

What is the conveyancing process?

When you buy a house in Australia, you will need to go through a process called conveyancing. This term is used for the process of transferring ownership of the land's or property's title after the offer and purchase have been made. There are different stages of conveyancing, including what is done before the contract is signed, before completing the purchase, and after completing the purchase. Here is more information about the process.

Collaborative Divorce: Is It Worth It?

Collaborative divorce is increasingly becoming a viable option for a large number of divorcees. Under this type of divorce, the intervention of a mediator (usually a family lawyer) is sought by both spouses. The mediator facilitates communication and negotiations between spouses, thus enabling them to reach an amicable divorce agreement. Collaborative divorce is preferred over the traditional courtroom divorce for a number of reasons. Here is why prospective divorcees should give collaborative divorce a second thought.