How can a good lawyer help me?
Obtaining appropriate legal advice can be an essential turning point in your life. Lawyers advise on aspects of the rights which you enjoy as a citizen that can have a serious impact on your life. If you are buying or selling a house, or a business, or if you are going through a divorce, or if you are trying to determine who will be given the benefits from your estate these are all situations where having appropriate legal advice is essential to ensure that your rights are protected and that the way that your rights are structured in relation to others around you is appropriate for your situation.
How do I get access to a lawyer?
Obtaining legal advice and representation is not easy. The fees charged by lawyers make it very difficult to obtain legal advice. However, there are services available which make legal services much more accessible to the general public than would otherwise be the case and thankfully the internet is a remarkably powerful tool for facilitating this. We have lawyers available online now to answer your queries at very low cost comparatively to other services.
What are some of the key legal issues?
There are problems which everyone comes across where you need a lawyer to give you a hand to sort it out. In the first place, whenever you are involved with a transaction which requires any form of administration, you will almost always need a legal document to formalize the transaction. Having a lawyer assist you with this will be of great benefit because they are a person with experience, qualifications and training in the field who can apply their expertise to solve your problem for you. Some of the most common things that people get assistance from a lawyer with are to buy or sell a house, if you have been sued or arrested or if you need a will or you have been left out of one or if there is a difficult situation arising in your family which means that you may need to look at the possibility of getting a divorce and dividing the property between you and your spouse or getting assistance with arranging the custody of children. In all of these events in life, having legal advice and assistance can be of great benefit.
Lawyer's Legal Tips and Resources
- The Value of International Commercial Arbitration
In the context of a globalised economy which continues its trend toward further globalisation, international commercial arbitration is increasingly seen as the only viable alternative for resolving international commercial disputes. International Arbitration continues to expand its use, value and influence as a form of dispute resolution. The are a variety of explanations for the increasing […]
- Legal Issues Involved in Exporting to China
China is now Australia’s largest trading partner with over AUD$73bn worth of goods and services exported to China each year and AUD$44bn worth of goods and services imported from China into Australia. The range of products exported to China is vast, although the largest by value include iron ore, coal, education and continued growth in […]
- The basic elements of an employment contract
Descriptions of the general principles of contract formation can be found in any contract law textbook. They include incantations, so familiar to lawyers of the need for one party is offer of terms to correspond with the others acceptance of the parties to intend to be legally bound to perform their agreement, for consideration in […]
- 2013 Trade Law Update For Australian Exporters
There has, of late, been a flurry of activity in the Australian legal world related to trade law. In accordance with Australia’s choice to follow its increasingly open trade policy, new Anti Dumping legislation has been introduced as well as a new Anti Dumping Commission. Dumping is essentially a practice where the exporters of a […]
- The Legal Elements Of The Trade Relationship Between Australia And China
A paper produced by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics found that there was significant complementarity in the trade relationship between Australia and China which would result trade gains for both economies with increased liberalisation of trade. According to some data sources, China may already be the largest economy in the world. It […]
- Brief Guide to Termination of Employment
The termination of an employee is a complex act which requires the following of the correct procedure. In the past few years there has also been an enormous amount of change in relation to the laws that apply to the termination of an employment relationship. The possible legal implications could be very wide with unfair […]
- The Rise and Rise of International Commercial Arbitration
Resolving commercial disputes at the international level is almost impossible without using international commercial arbitration because the costs of litigating the matter in a court and then enforcing the judgement overseas is so fraught with difficulty and results is such astronomical legal costs that it is simply not practical. The legal issues that can arise […]
- The Frontier of Scientific Discovery, New Technology and Intellectual Property Protection
It is almost a truism to say that we are in an age of scientific discovery and great leaps forward in technological innovation. Some of the most eye popping scientific developments in the past 12 months alone reflect and age of wonder in which the discovery of truly astounding knowledge or technological innovations has become […]
- Legal Risks Associated with Commercial Cloud Computing Solutions
Cloud computing is one of the most powerful innovations in recent history because of its potential to accelerate the sharing of information and the cooperation of workers in an organisation. In conjunction with technologies like mobile, social media and big data, it is continuing the personalisation of the IT revolution. It can also greatly magnify […]
- One of the First Cases about the Ownership of Social Media Accounts
A case in the United States called Eagle v. Morgan, 2013-11-4303 (E.D. Pa. 2013) seems to have emerged as one of the first cases in the world to grapple with the issue of the ownership of social media accounts like linkedin, facebook, twitter and google plus. Essentially, the case involved a person who was working for […]