Achieving the Best Possible Outcomes in Legal Cases

  • Can the Legal System Take a Child into Its Care?

    4 January 2023

    Whenever disputes arise between two parents that may make life at home difficult, a family court will always be concerned about the welfare of the children. Unfortunately, such disputes can develop for a wide variety of reasons and occasionally, they may lead to serious repercussions. If you're in this situation, does the court have a right to take away your children, and if so, what can you do about this?

  • 3 Items To Include In Your Will

    30 August 2022

    A will dictates the rules for handling the affairs of a deceased person. Therefore, the law recognises your will and cannot disapprove its execution. However, you may miss out on valuable details that may affect the distribution of your assets or cause losses. This piece discusses several items in wills that people constantly forget. Second Beneficiaries Most people forget to name a second beneficiary in their wills. A second beneficiary is a contingent individual who receives your estate in case the first beneficiary is unavailable.

  • A Guide On Conveyancing Disclosures

    23 June 2022

    Conveyancers are best suited to protect your interests as you purchase a property. Most people trust their conveyancing with the nitty-gritty of the exchange. As such, they don't bother to inquire about the due diligence or negotiation process. Below is an extract detailing some of the disclosures your conveyancer should make as you purchase a property. Ideally, they should help you grasp the conveyancing process.  The Property Pricing  Is the property reasonably priced?

  • Need Legal Documents Served? 3 Reasons To Work With A Process Server

    25 February 2022

    If you're in the middle of legal action and you need to serve documents on the other party, don't try to handle the process on your own. Instead, hire a legal process server. You might think that serving legal documents on someone is an easy process, but that's not necessarily the case. In fact, you can put yourself at risk for a variety of problems when you try to handle the process on your own.

  • Lesser-Known Rights of the Accused in Criminal Law

    10 November 2021

    Under criminal law, the presumption of innocence is perhaps one of the most fundamental rights of an accused person regardless of the type of crime. Although the right might be difficult for the public to stomach in some cases, encroachment on the fundamental right should be resisted at all costs. However, did you also know that most accused persons are unaware that a plethora of rights builds on the presumption of innocence?

  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Hiring a Business Lawyer

    10 August 2021

    Setting up a business is a significant step to take in life. However, it is advisable to employ your due diligence when investing for the best returns. If you want your business to grow and expand to national and international levels, ensure that you follow all the recommended legalities. A business lawyer can help you tick all the boxes in establishing a legally compliant enterprise. Here are four reasons to hire a business lawyer.

  • Why You Need Conveyancers When Selling Property

    26 May 2021

    As a property seller, you require the services of a conveyancer when selling your property. The professional will handle the legalities of selling your home and ensure you sell the property at the highest possible price. Below is an extract discussing the reasons why you should hire a conveyancer while selling your home.  The Conveyancer Can Help Increase The Value Of Your Land Before listing the property for sale, the conveyancer will inspect it to determine whether it requires repairs and improvements.

  • What to Do When You And Your Ex-Partner Can't Agree On Your Child's Schooling

    18 March 2021

    Every parent wants the best for their child, but not all parents agree on what the best really entails. Often, after separation, ex-partners struggle to agree on the terms of their child's care, and schooling can be one of the major points of contention. If you and your former partner can't agree on the best school for your child, here's a simple, four-step guide to follow.  Step 1: Consider why your choice of school is best

  • Conveyancing Tips: How to Avoid Complications During the Transaction

    24 November 2020

    Good legal guidance is crucial when purchasing a new house. Therefore, if you are preparing for this process, you should plan on hiring a conveyancing solicitor. This specialist will help you navigate the legal intricacies of acquiring real estate. Consequently, you will avoid mistakes which could result in a lot of problems in relation to property ownership. If you have never handled home purchase in the past, consider these basic tips for a good outcome.

  • The Benefits of Hiring A Wills And Estates Lawyer To Write Your Will

    27 May 2020

    Do you wish to write your will? Well, you need to hire a wills and estates lawyer to help you through the process. Below is a comprehensive guide on the benefits of hiring a wills and estates lawyer to help you write your will.  The lawyer's first task is to examine your estate. It includes any tangible and intangible assets such as land, businesses, cash and stocks. He or she will review your current debt to determine the actual value of your estate.