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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»

What To Do When You Suspect Your Child Is Being Manipulated By The Other Parent

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There is a saying that states “all’s fair in love and war”. Unfortunately, when that love is over, children can become pawns in the ongoing relationship between their parents after the divorce is finalized. Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is the term given when a child is being turned against one parent because of manipulation by the other. If you suspect that your child is being used in this manner, then you need a lawyer intervention before permanent damage is done to your relationship with your child. Read More»

Settle Your Dispute Without a Court Battle

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Having a trial before a judge who hears evidence and makes the final decision is a lengthy and expensive way of solving a dispute. If you are trying to deal with a difficult lawsuit, you need to be well informed about all of your options for finding resolution. Alternative Dispute Resolution  (ADR) is quite often the better option than a court trial and provides you with more flexible methods. Discover more about these alternative ways of reaching a solution to your conflict. Read More»