Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

Legal Aid: A Blog About Laws And Legal Processes

  • When to See a Family Lawyer for Your Divorce Case

    In many cases, you can handle a divorce on your own without a lawyer if both parties agree to certain terms of the separation and to issues like spousal support, child custody, and the like. However, you don't want to assume that you should never speak to a family lawyer in a divorce case and especially if you're not happy with the terms you and your spouse are working out. Note when it's good to see a family lawyer for your divorce case and how they can assist you.

  • Harrassment and Bullying At Work - What Action Should You Take?

    If you're being bullied at work, you don't have to tolerate it!  The law is there to protect you while you're at work and a specialist employment solicitor in your area could help you to resolve matters.  But what defines workplace bullying, what is harassment and what could a solicitor do to help you?  Read on for more information. What constitutes workplace bullying? The following actions can be defined as workplace bullying:

  • Importance of conveyancing searches

    You have located your dream house and instructed your conveyancing solicitor to speed up the sale process. So that's it, right? Well, not quite. One of the responsibilities of your conveyancer is to inform you about the conveyancing searches that ought to be performed on the property. So what are conveyancing searches? These searches aim to disclose additional information about the property that isn't obvious or noticeable by the buyer on physical inspection.

  • How Do You Obtain A Will After Someone Has Died?

    The death of a loved one injects sadness, pain and grief in the lives of those he or she has left behind. And after you are done with the burial, you are faced with the challenge of determining what the deceased left for you. A majority of people think that acquiring a will is a straightforward process, particularly if you are a relative of the deceased. But unless the deceased left clear directions on where the will and its copies can be found, you may actually have a real problem on your hands.

  • When to Call a Probate Lawyer to Contest a Will

    A probate lawyer is one who deals in the dissemination of an estate after a person has died. They may help handle the reading of the will and help with the dispersal of assets and can also help a person design and word their will so they know their wishes will be respected after their passing. A probate lawyer can also help someone who wants to contest a will or how an estate was handled after a person's death.

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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.