Want to Know If You Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

In any employment relationship, disputes between employees and their employers are bound at arise at some point. That is why labour laws exist. Labour laws provide a legal framework within which workplaces must operate. These laws prescribe how certain employment-related matters must be handled.  Are you an Australian worker? Have you suffered an injury at the workplace and want to know if you qualify for workers' compensation? Here are the requirements you will need to meet in order to be considered eligible for this employee health and safety benefit. Read More 

Rejected Visa Application: How to Apply for a Review

Whether you are applying for an Australian visa for business, academic, or vacation purposes, a letter of rejection can be frustrating and disheartening. A rejection can halt your travel plans or even make you lose an investment opportunity. Often, applicants are given a specified period to apply for a review after rejection. If you do not act within this period, the decision by the Department of Immigration to reject your visa application will be final. Read More 

The Benefits of Having a Registered Trademark

While using a trademark does not necessarily require a formal registration, there are several benefits of going through the formal process. You can do it yourself, of course, using an online application. The ideal method, though, is to hire a business lawyer to help you. A professional can help with the search process (to make sure the trademark doesn't already belong to another business) and handle all of the necessary paperwork, such as information about your business, your product or service, and of course what type of Trademark you want. Read More 

Can An Adoption Be Reversed?

Adoption serves to place a child under the care of adoptive parents who wish to provide care for the youngster. However, adoption may fail to work out in some cases for one reason or another. This begs the question: can an adoption be reversed? Read on to find out. Disrupting an adoption There are instances where the decision to halt the adoption may happen before the actual finalization of the adoption process. Read More 

Reasons You May Need the Services of a Probate Lawyer

When it comes to dealing with the estate of a deceased love one and matters of inheritance, there are a number of issues that could crop up. Typically, if there are any problems arising from a deceased one's estate, the matter is taken into probate court. Enlisting the services of probate lawyers gives you a chance to understand the root of the problems as well as get pertinent advice on what would be the best course of action to take. Read More