How to Know If You Should Consult With a Lawyer After an Arrest

Being arrested can be a very frightening process for anyone, but the process usually isn't over once the handcuffs come off. There is a hearing or meeting with prosecutors and attorneys to determine your guilt or innocence. No matter the arrest and no matter the charge, note when it's good to consult with an attorney. 1. If there is any possibility you'll be facing jail. Don't assume that you can or should just face your jail time and get it over with; even a few days in a county or city lockup can be very unpleasant if not downright traumatic. Read More 

Considerations When Hiring Conveyancing Solicitors

If you were looking to purchase property, it would be advisable to enlist conveyancing services. The term conveyancing refers to the legal process involved in transferring ownership of property. These services are rendered for both commercial and residential land and property. One of the reasons why you would be better off hiring a conveyancer is that the process of transferring ownership will move along much faster, as they are familiar with the legalities involved in it. Read More 

Civil and Criminal: Abusing Expense Accounts

The Bronwyn Bishop scandal in which government expense accounts were abused is a reminder for employers and employees to review their business expense practices. Employees can face both civil and criminal charges if they are found to be misusing company funds. Under criminal law, an employee can be jailed for fraud, as in the case of former Sydney Ferries CEO Geoffrey Smith. In a civil case, a company may try to retrieve misappropriated funds from an employee. Read More 

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Accidents can happen anytime at any place. Some of those accidents are minor and require little attention. However, some accidents can be fatal and cause you personal injury, emotional stress and damage to your vehicle. In such a case you need a personal injury lawyer to handle any law suit and insurance claim. A good personal injury lawyer has knowledge of legal procedures and will carry out the necessary paperwork, deal with your insurer for compensation and negotiate for necessary expertise. Read More 

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