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DIY Versus Professional Conveyancing: Why DIY May Be an Expensive Affair

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Proponents of DIY conveyancing assert that it is a cost-saving mechanism since the buyer does not have to pay a conveyancer. However, as you will learn in the extract below, DIY conveyancing can be an expensive affair that could leave you in legal troubles. Below are the benefits of hiring a professional conveyancer over DIY conveyancing.  Real Estate Advice Your conveyancer will examine the property and advise you on whether you are getting value for your money.

30 December 2019

Why You Need Professional Help to Serve Court Documents

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For a business to run smoothly and profitably, customers need to pay their bills on time. After all, if they don't pay, then the organisation could quickly slip into the red, and the bookkeeper could encounter cash flow issues when trying to pay those monthly invoices. Thankfully, most clients understand this as they face a similar situation themselves and will settle their accounts before the deadline. Some will not, for one reason or another, and the business owner will need to take action when communication breaks down.

30 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

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