3 Unique Divorce Issues You Should Know for Your Case

There is a misconception that most divorces are cut and dry, requiring an application and a possible court date. The truth is, there are some circumstances that may make your divorce a bit more complicated. These unique divorce issues can hinder the speed of the divorce being granted as well as hinder the speed at which you can get on with your life. Here are three of those issues and what you need to know about each one in case they come up in your life. Read More 

How to Sue a Company for Poor Workmanship

If  you are dissatisfied with a service carried out by a company, you have the option to recover the financial costs by using a small claims court. In these courts, you cannot claim for anything other than money owed, or financial reimbursement. You cannot claim, for example, for emotional distress. It can be a little confusing if you are in the position of deciding whether or not to sue a company for poor workmanship, but have never been through the process before. Read More 

Parenting Orders: What You Need to Know

Child custody is a primary concern when a marriage or even a de facto relationship breaks. Issues related to this aspect of a divorce or separation are generally dealt with through local, family, or federal circuit courts. The law supports the development of parenting arrangements through verbal or written agreements; these are not legally enforceable. You can also obtain a consent order which is a written legal agreement that has been witnessed, signed and filed in court. Read More 

Understanding The One Year Criterion For A De Facto Visa

Migrating to Australia under a de facto spouse visa is for potential candidates who are currently in a de facto affiliation with a permanent resident or Australian citizen. A de facto visa Australia is formally known as the 820 visa or the Australia spouse visa. This type of visa is valid for two years. From then on, the de facto visa claimant is entitled to lodge an application for Australian permanent residence. Read More 

5 Creative Ways for Americans to Get Visas to Australia

Unfortunately, American citizens are not eligible for many of the Australian visas citizens of the commonwealth or many other countries of the world can access. However, if you are an American trying to immigrate to Australia, that does not mean that your dreams are hopeless—you just have to get a bit creative. Here are a few options to consider: 1. Get a skill If you have the right skills, you may be able to enter Australia as a skilled worker. Read More