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Slip and Fall? How to Determine If a Supermarket Is Liable

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As people go about their lives, they visit a number of different private and public venues and as they do so, they expect to be safe and secure. They'll take the usual and necessary precautions to safeguard themselves, of course, but sometimes they may become a victim of somebody else's incompetence or neglect. In this case, they may slip and fall at that venue and sustain significant injuries, some of which could be life-altering.

27 December 2019

Complex Estate? How to Avoid Issues When Drafting the Will

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If an individual has a complicated estate, then they'll need to ensure that matters are handled carefully upon their death. They will need to draw up a will and testament that addresses each individual part of their estate and gives clear and unambiguous instructions to the executor. However, some people still run into problems when they draft documentation and may misunderstand some of the legal terminology involved. In some cases, they may expect certain assets to flow automatically through to the estate, but this may not necessarily happen.

27 December 2019

Could Your Criminal Offence Qualify for a Section 10 Dismissal?

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Many people go through life without ever having a brush with the law but for some, this may have been inevitable. For example, they may have been through so much trauma in their life recently that they momentarily lost control, and this led to them committing a criminal offence. While there's never a real justification for committing a crime, it may nevertheless be possible for an individual in this situation to come away without a criminal record.

26 December 2019

Are You Sure That Your Will Is Still Relevant and Valid?

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Everyone should think about creating their last will and testament and work out how to settle their estate following their death. After all, it makes everything a lot easier and the details can be cleared up quite easily by a named executor. While most people understand this and take the time to create these documents, they may nevertheless consider this to be a one-time task. This could be problematic, however, and if it's been some time since you created that will, why do need to revisit the document now?

26 December 2019

Is It Essential To Work With A Deceased Estate Attorney?

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One of the most challenging things a family can be forced to deal with is the death of their loved ones. Family members need to grieve, but issues like property inheritance may also arise, especially if the one who passed on was a parent or in charge of the family estate or businesses. For this reason, it's essential to prepare adequately in advance to prevent such issues at a critical time as this.

23 December 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Wills and Estate Plans

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You work hard to ensure your family gets everything they need to enjoy a happy and comfortable life. Sadly, life is fragile, and you can never tell if you will be there to take care of your loved ones tomorrow. The positive side of this reality is that you can have a say in your family's future well-being by writing a will and creating an estate plan. Here's everything you need to know about wills and estate plans.

23 December 2019

Reasons to Hire A Divorce Lawyer

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It can be challenging to go through a divorce without the help of a lawyer. In such a case, you will end up reading countless divorce articles without getting the satisfaction that you need. You do not have to strain yourself trying to understand the legal procedures of a divorce case. The best you can do is to hire a reputable divorce lawyer to represent you. In addition to representing you legally, your divorce lawyer will be a friend to talk to and someone you can lean on when you are emotionally drained.

17 December 2019

How to Deal with Violence during Separation or Divorce

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It's an unfortunate fact of life that many loving relationships may end in acrimony, and their case may wind up in front of the family law courts. In most situations, this is down to disagreement, and while matters may get quite heated, both parties are able to progress without turning to violence. However, some situations may degrade to such an extent that violence does come into the equation or, in some scenarios, violent behaviour may have triggered the separation in the first place.

17 December 2019

3 Types of Orthopaedic Injuries You May Obtain in the Workplace

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Among the many different types of injuries you may obtain in the workplace, orthopaedic injuries are some of the most common. Slips and falls are well known, but they may not occur as often as people experience lower back pain from repetitive lifting. Orthopaedic injuries manifest themselves in multiple ways, from prolonged movement in your knees to repetitive neck adjustments in front of a computer screen. The challenge with orthopaedic injuries is proving that they arose due to work-related activity.

18 November 2019