Understanding Australian Law

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Understanding Australian Law

Hello, my name is Nigel and this is my law blog. The law can be a complicated and complex thing to try and understand, especially if you are not a trained lawyer. I am not a legal professional but I take a deep interest in the law. It all started when my uncle was involved in a lengthy court case and I decided to find out a little bit more about it. I started reading a legal book and didn't stop. I am fascinated by the law so I decided to start a blog so I could share my passion with others.


Compensation Lawyers Help You Get the Benefits That You Deserve

The risk of experiencing a personal injury during your daily life is always present. Injuries can severely interrupt your daily activities, including your ability to go to work and other places. These interruptions can in turn cause financial and economic challenges. Injuries can be suffered in the workplace, while driving, in hospital, or in any other public space. If you have experienced an injury due to no fault of your own, you maybe eligible for compensation. Read More 

How Do You Deal with Your “Ex,” If They’re Not Complying with Parenting Orders?

It can be very difficult to deal with a relationship breakdown and even harder when the two individuals actually separate. When children are involved, this can often open a can of worms and be very difficult to rectify. The situation can get even worse, if that were possible, when one person does not comply with parenting orders issued by a court. If you think that this is the case and that your " Read More 

Divorce: 3 Questions to Ask Your Family Lawyer

If you are considering getting a divorce, the first thing you will need to do is contact a lawyer who specialises in family law. Special family courts oversee divorce cases in Australia, so it is important that your legal representative understands the ins and outs of this area of the law. When you have your first consultation with a lawyer, it is important that you ask the right questions so you know what to expect and so you can judge how proficient they are on the subject of family law. Read More 

How to Deal with an Employee Who Requests Time Off When Expecting

As an employer, you have many obligations when it comes to looking after your staff. Sooner rather than later, one of your employees is going to come to you and tell you that she is pregnant. Once you have enjoyed celebrating this news with your valued staff member, you need to start thinking about your plans. What obligations do you have here specifically, when it comes to a pregnant employee? Read More 

How to Deal with Superannuation Following a Breakup

When two people separate, confusion may reign. It can be challenging to determine how everything should be split up, especially property. Imagine how much more confusing this process could get when superannuation is involved. If you're in this situation, how on earth are you going to go about splitting this up? Analysing Superannuation The law determines that superannuation can be considered as property. As a consequence, it can certainly be put into the pool for ongoing negotiation. Read More