Various Forms of Child Custody Ordered By Family Court

16 May 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Child custody refers to the overall relationship a parent will have their child in terms of care, living arrangements and decision making. Court ordered child custody is important, as the non-custodial parent will typically be tasked with making child support payments. It is therefore important to hire a family lawyer to guide you through this legal process so that they can try to meet your custody expectations. The following are some of the various forms of child custody ordered by a family court. Read More 

Importance of a financial power of attorney

11 May 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Probably you've heard about the term 'financial power of attorney' but you're not sure why you should have one or how you might benefit from signing this legal document. Consider this question: who will take care of your financial interests if you become incapacitated and are unable to handle your own financial affairs? Without the financial power of attorney in place, the court will appoint an individual to manage your financial affairs. Read More 

Why It’s Never Wise to Go Without a Lawyer When Charged With a Crime

3 May 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When a person has been charged with a crime, they may think they can talk their way out of the charges or handle the case in court on their own. They may have some knowledge of the law, especially if this isn't their first time in court, or may assume for whatever reason that they don't need the services of an attorney. This can be very shortsighted and very damaging to your case; note a few reasons why it's never wise to go without a lawyer when charged with any crime. Read More 

Do You Need a Conveyancer When Buying a New Home?

26 April 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

A conveyancer is like a professional assistant who helps and guides you through the real estate conveyancing process. You are typically not legally required to use the services of a conveyancer when buying a house, but they can offer you many benefits and protections when you are ready to make an offer on a property. Note when it can be good to hire a conveyancer to help you through the home buying process and why their services might be needed. Read More 

Grant Of Representation - Do You Need One?

25 April 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When a loved-one dies, you may find yourself having to deal with matters pertaining to their estate, and this can be rather daunting if you're not familiar with legal terminology.  For example, do you know if you will need a grant of representation in order to obtain probate?  Read on to find out more. Grant of representation A grant of representation is a legal document that the court provides to a deceased's estate administrators. Read More