Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

  • Conveyancing 101: Understanding Its Impact on Buying and Selling Properties

    Conveyancing serves as the legal backbone of any property transaction. It's the process that ensures a smooth transfer of property ownership from one party to another. This comprehensive blog delves into the role of conveyancing in buying and selling properties. The Conveyancing Process: An Overview Conveyancing involves several key stages, starting with the drafting of the contract of sale. This document outlines the terms and conditions of the transaction, including the purchase price and settlement date.

  • Factors That Impact A Will Dispute Decision

    It can be a shock to find out you are not receiving an inheritance that you were expecting. In some cases, it may make sense to dispute the will, especially if the will was written a long time ago or if there are concerns that someone manipulated the deceased into altering the will before their death. The following can help you determine whether to pursue the dispute. Personal Eligibility The first thing to determine is whether you are eligible to dispute the will.

  • Buying or selling a piece of property? This is what you need to know about conveyancing

    Conveyancing is the process of transferring the ownership of a piece of property from the current owner to the buyer. It's usually handled by a specialist known as a conveyancer, but you may also come across other professionals known as conveyancing solicitors. Here's everything you need to know about conveyancing, including the difference between a conveyancer and a conveyancing solicitor. What is the difference between a conveyancer and a conveyancing solicitor?

  • Conveyancing: What Is Due Diligence?

    When buying a property, it's essential to do your homework and make sure you're fully aware of what you're getting into. This includes conducting due diligence on the property. Here you'll learn what due diligence is and get some answers to questions you may have. By understanding this topic, you'll be better positioned to make an informed property purchase and avoid any potential problems down the road. 1. What is due diligence?

  • Family Law: Guardianship Q&A

    If you are a parent, you might be wondering what happens if something happens to you and you can't take care of your children. The good news is that there is a process called guardianship that will help to ensure that your kids are taken care of in the event that something happens to you. In this blog post, we will answer some common questions about guardianship. Keep reading for more information!

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    Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

    Welcome! My name is Jessica, and I work as a legal aid secretary. I am in awe of the lawyers in my office and the variety of cases they cover. From injury compensation to family court matters, they need to understand the law in a broad range of areas. As a legal secretary, it is often my job to research particular points of law or find certain cases for reference. It is a fascinating job and I work hard to keep up with the constant changes to our laws and legal processes. Friends and family often ask me for direction on legal matters and whilst I explain that I am no expert, I usually manage to provide sound advice. This blog is for people who share my passion for the law or who want to understand more about our legal system. I hope you find it engaging and useful.