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Avoiding Defamation Via Social Media

Avoiding Defamation via Social Media

Social media is integral to most aspects of our lives these days, but having an account comes with a certain degree of responsibility to ensure we aren’t accused of defamation. Defamation…

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The 5 Traits Of Highly Effective Litigation Lawyers

The 5 Traits of Highly Effective Litigation Lawyers

If you are involved in a dispute that is brought before a court, you will require a litigation lawyer to protect your legal rights and present your side of the…

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Separation And Separating Assets And Liabilities

Separation and Separating Assets and Liabilities

The breakdown of a relationship or marriage is often a time that is highly emotional and stressful, and is almost always a significant life change. In and amongst all of…

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Owners Corporations And Dodgy Builders  – Developments In Negligence And Strata Law

Owners Corporations and Dodgy Builders – Developments in Negligence and Strata Law

The relationship between Owners Corporations and the builders who originally constructed the strata building can be contentious at times, especially where hidden defects in workmanship are affecting the property. What…

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How To Confront Defamation

How to Confront Defamation

Defamation claims have been in the news recently, with Ray Hadley being ordered to pay damages of $280,000 to Mrs. Ahmed, whom he described on the radio as being “vile”…

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Child Relocation

Child Relocation

The rise of globalisation has affected more than just the way in which we conduct business and communicate with others around the world. International relocation is becoming an increasingly common…

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10 Good Reasons To Obtain A Trade Mark Registration

10 Good Reasons to Obtain a Trade Mark Registration

1. Safety - Before registering, a preliminary identity and similarity search in the trade mark data bases of IP Australia and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) will increase (or…

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Debt & Bankruptcy

Debt & Bankruptcy

How do I recover a debt? The first step to recovering a debt is to issue a letter of demand advising the person or company owing funds (the debtor) that…

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Wills & Estates

Why should I have a Will? To ensure your family’s needs are met according to your wishes when you die and avoid leaving confusion behind. Apart from distributing your wealth…

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Police Matters

What am I obliged to say to the Police? You are under an obligation to provide details of your name, date of birth, address. If you are the driver or…

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How to Create a Good Brand Name

Creating a brand name is almost half way towards establishing your company or your product. But getting there involves creative thinking. So, take your time, get yourself a big cup…

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Divorce

What is a divorce and why should you obtain one?
• A divorce is legal recognition of the termination of a marriage and a way of ending the legal duties and responsibilities spouses owe to each other.
• If there is no reasonable likelihood of the parties reconciling and resuming married life and you and your spouse have lived apart continuously for 12 months, you should consider obtaining a divorce.

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