Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

  • Child Issues That Need the Expertise of a Family Lawyer

    Family law is a branch of law that deals with family-related issues. One of the major issues that family lawyers handle is child abuse, child support, child custody, and child visitation. If you're looking to divorce your spouse and are concerned about your child, you should consult a lawyer for a favourable judgment. 1. Child Abuse Child abuse is any form of emotional, physical, negligent, or sexual abuse treatment. Child abuse also qualifies as any form of exploitation that poses potential harm to a child's survival and health.

  • Ways a Property Settlement Lawyer Can Navigate a Property Dispute

    Property disputes can be a nightmare. Not only do you stand the chance of losing a massive amount of money if you cannot prove that a property is rightfully yours, but you also are at the threat of having to uproot your life if you have developed and settled on the property in question. At the onset of a property dispute, your first course of action should be to try to have a mature conversation with the individual you are having the dispute with and possibly carry out a land survey to determine your property boundaries.

  • Why Employers May Need to Counter Some Workers' Compensation Claims

    For hundreds of years now, the typical Australian has been fully protected when working for an employer. This protection derives from a compensation scheme originally based on British law from the 19th-century, but it has been modified step-by-step along the way by the government to account for risks as they emerge. However, these risks have taken on even more unusual shapes, and forms and challenges abound in the workplace of today.

  • Right of Access: What You Need to Know About Your Right to Seeing Your Children

    Going through a separation is difficult enough, but when there are children involved it can complicate matters. The question of the right of access to a child will be decided by the Court. If you are currently fighting for the right to have access to your child, here are 4 things you should know. You do not have the legal right to see your child It is a common misconception that every parent has the legal right to see their own child.

  • What You Might Need to Know About a Deceased Estate in Australia

    A deceased estate can be difficult to handle, but the process can be easier if you know a few details involved with how such estates are managed after someone passes away. This estate means not just their property and bank accounts but also credit cards and loans as well. Note a few factors to remember about a deceased estate in Australia and then discuss your concerns with a lawyer specializing in such estates, if you still need assistance.

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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.