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Understanding the Most Important Elements of Parenting Orders

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Children have numerous needs which must be properly met by their parents or guardians for continued growth and development. Unfortunately, there can be significant challenges encountered in meeting these requirements, particularly after divorce and separation. If your family has experienced a split or other major changes recently, you might require a parenting order. Basically, this is a special court order which is designed to establish the parenting arrangements and responsibilities of the parents or guardians. Read More»

Family Law: How to Prevent Parental Abduction

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It is estimated that every week, two or three children either enter Australia or leave the country without their parent’s consent. If you have recently separated from your partner and there is a dispute over who should have custody of your child, you might be worried that your ex-partner may attempt to abduct them. Below is a guide to the steps you can take to protect your child from abduction. Read More»

4 Efforts To Correctly Deal With A Sexual Harassment Claim... And Protect Your Interests

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Most employers wish they never had to deal with a sexual harassment claim, but the sad reality is that this is sometimes inevitable. You must be prepared to handle these situations to ensure that no lawsuits are raised against you. Engaging a business lawyer will help you set an action plan to properly deal with a sexual harassment claim from an employee. Organise A Written Sexual Harassment Policy Your first action, before any issue takes place, should be to set a sexual harassment workplace policy, which must be read regularly by all employees. Read More»

Can You Sue an App Developer If Your Teen Crashes a Car While Using the App? Three Points to Consider

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Recently, a teen driver in the United States crashed her car while using SnapChat, causing brain injuries to the driver of another car. In response, the other driver attempted to sue both the teen and SnapChat. Unfortunately, with so many Australian teens using SnapChat, this is an issue that extends across the ocean, and if your child has recently been involved in a car accident while using SnapChat or any other app, you may be wondering if you can hold the app responsible for his or her injuries. Read More»

Dog Owners Buying in Strata Communities: Five Ways a Conveyancer Can Help

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A conveyancer can help with every aspect of a real estate transaction from preparing and lodging legal documents to calculating tax rates. If you are buying a home in a strata community in particular, a conveyancer can help you understand the legal implications of this type of purchase, and if you are a dog owner, they can help you understand the specific rules and regulations concerning dog ownership in a strata community. Read More»