Hello, my name is Robin and I own a medium sized business which is based in a suburb of Perth, Australia. Many business owners do not understand the importance of commercial law on their operations. I know that I certainly didn't when I set out. At first, this wasn't an issue but as my business grew, I realised that if I didn't teach myself about the legal rules in place and seek expert help, I would find myself in serious trouble. I got in touch with a great law firm who helped me to understand exactly what I needed to know. I decided to start this blog to help other business owners.
25 September 2017
Having a neighbour lodge a legal complaint against you because your dog barks too much can be a stressful experience and could end in you paying a hefty fine. If you want to defend yourself against a nuisance barking complaint, take a look at these 3 tips. Try Mediation First Before matters even get to court, try initiating a mediation session with the neighbour who lodged a complaint against you. Mediation involves an unbiased, trained mediator helping the two of your discuss your dispute outside court.
26 August 2017
An injury such as bone fracture, wound or burn can have a serious impact on your finances and your quality of life. Here are two situations in which you might be able to make a legal claim for compensation after sustaining a serious injury: You have been harmed whilst participating a sport Sports which involve a lot of physical contact with other people (such as rugby or boxing, for instance) often result in participants sustaining injuries.
17 July 2017
It's a common misconception that the divorce process is inherently contentious. In reality, it is entirely possible to have a swift and amicable divorce. Read on to find out more about how to do this. 1) Make sure that your solicitor understands your wishes. Many family lawyers are accustomed to dealing with clients who want to take a very combative, aggressive approach to the divorce process. Whilst this approach may make it easier for the client to obtain the outcome they desire (such as obtaining a larger-than-average amount of spousal maintenance or full-custody of their children) it can also make the proceedings incredibly stressful, lengthy and complex for those involved, and can create long-term animosity between the ex-spouses.
22 June 2017
In an ideal world, when two parties go through a separation, then they would discuss everything calmly and collectively and come to a mutually agreeable decision. However, this doesn't always happen and sometimes there can be a degree of acrimony involved. During these times, it can be difficult for both parties to live under the same roof and one party may in fact not want this to happen. What kind of standing do you have, if you want to keep your previous partner out of the house?
15 June 2017
Family law is one of the most intricate yet critical branches of the Australian law system because it deals with sensitive family issues like divorce and separation, child support, alimony, parental rights, guardianship, child adoption, marriage annulment, et cetera, et cetera. Family disputes are a part of life, and when you are caught up in a family issue that requires court action, it is best to seek the help of a family lawyer.