What Information Comes Up on a Criminal Record / Police Check?

National Police Checks (or criminal record checks) are mostly done to establish the trustworthiness of a person. A police check can be great if you are trying to ascertain the criminal history of someone you intend to be involved with. Employers and organisations often require criminal record checks to shortlist…

Family Law – Understanding a Pet-Nup (Pre-Nuptial Agreement)

Family law is quite complex.  This law division includes a huge list of categories such as separation and divorce, child support and maintenance, children’s matters, family violence, parenting disputes, property settlement, binding financial agreements and more.  However, when separation does occur, what happens to the family pets? Household Pets are…

Four Important Matters Your Personal Injury Lawyer Needs to Know About Your Claim

Four Important Matters Your Personal Injury Lawyer Needs to Know About Your Claim Every year personal injury lawyers help thousands of people find their feet again following an incident.  These skilled professionals provide legal services to those that are eligible for compensation from both physical or psychological injuries. Claims can…

What Happens When You Contravene Family Law Orders

What Happens When You Contravene Family Law Orders Family Law orders are judgements made by judicial officers of the Family Court of Australia or Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The rationale underpinning Family Law is to assist family members in the breakdown of their de facto relationship or marriage, end…

Separation and Divorce

Family Law – Separation and Divorce What is Separation? Separation is when you and your partner stop living together in a domestic or marriage-like relationship. When you decide the relationship is over, you do not need to get your partner’s approval for the separation. You simply have to ensure that…

Debt Recovery

Are you owed money which is simply not being paid? When invoices and fees are not paid promptly, both your business and your personal finances are impacted.  This puts you under strain and ultimately may result in your business being unable to operate. Business Debt Business cash flow is what…

Public Liability

Public Liability Have you ever been injured in a public place? Injuries can happen, and with so many of us frequenting public places such as cinemas, parks, restaurants, supermarkets, schoolyards, playgrounds and even footpaths, most of us have either experienced an injury or know someone who has been injured in…

Employment Law

EMPLOYMENT- What You Need To Know The Employment Contract When an employee is experiencing a problem in their employment, they take a good look at their employment contract for the first time.  What allows my employer to terminate an employee?  How much notice am I entitled to?  What obligations do…

Helping Children Through Family BREAK DOWN

HELPING CHILDREN THROUGH FAMILY BREAK DOWN Children experience a range of emotions during the separation and divorce of their parents. The breakdown of the family unit can result in children being confused, experiencing intense sadness, stress and worry. Other feelings can range from anger, frustration, anxiety and fear. There is…