How Do You Benefit from Conveyancing?

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Conveyancing is the process of transferring the ownership of a property from a seller to a buyer. The property of concern is usually a house or a piece of land. Such properties are worth a lot of money; hence caution should be taken to secure your investment as a buyer or seller. Here's what you need to know about conveyancing and how it can be of benefit to you: Conveyancers and Conveyancing Solicitors

22 October 2020

Is Having A Commercial Lawyer On Retainer A Fiscally Irresponsible Business Decision?

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As a newbie to business ownership, a major concern that will inform a majority of your business-related decisions is maintaining cash flow. With that in mind, you may opt to forgo several services if they do not seem pertinent to your current operations. One such service you could be thinking of doing without is having a commercial lawyer on retainer. While hiring this professional may seem to be a waste of money when your business is not facing any legal battle, you should know that litigation could crop up at any given time.

18 March 2020

Three Central Tips for Minimising and Preventing Will Contests

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Wills are essential for determining how property will be distributed after the death of an individual. The document ensures that one's wealth is handled as the deceased prefers. However, there are provisions which allow eligible individuals to contest the will. Eligible people include family members and dependents. If a contest is lodged in the court against a written will, the court will evaluate the case and determine the fairness of the document.

14 October 2019

4 Ways You Can Get Buyers to Meet Your Asking Price When Selling a Home

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In most cases, buying and selling a home is a negotiation process. Prices are rarely set in stone, and most sellers have to adjust their asking price in response to the offers they receive. As a seller, you may be unwilling to significantly lower the price of your home for financial reasons. But rather than constantly turning down offers and taking longer to sell your home, there are ways you can make buyers feel like they're getting a good deal.

28 December 2018

8 Things Your Compensation Lawyer Will Need To Review And Assess Your Injury Claim Case

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A workers compensation lawyer is best placed to help you with your compensation claim. The initial consultation session with your lawyer can help you determine whether or not to go forward with your claim,  depending on the merits of your case. For a clear and accurate assessment, the lawyer will need specific information from you, including the following: 1. A clear summary of the accident. Include dates, specific times, a summary of what you were doing when the accident took place and your injuries following the incident.

24 October 2018

Helpful Tips On Writing Your Will

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Although most people don't like to contemplate their death, it is important to think about how you want your worldly goods to be distributed in the event of your demise while you're still alive, rather than leaving a world of pain for your grieving family to sort out. Making a will needn't be a traumatic or expensive process.  Here are a few helpful tips for making the perfect will. DIY versus professional

25 July 2016

How to Safeguard Your Electronic Privacy during a Divorce

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Digital technology can create several opportunities for your spouse to spy on your privacy during divorce proceedings. It is therefore advisable to take some steps to protect your private information so that it is not used against you during divorce hearings. This article discusses some of those proactive measures that you can take. Change All Your Passwords Some couples give one another the passwords to their online accounts. Once things go wrong in the marriage, one of the spouses can use those passwords to gather evidence to use during divorce hearings.

14 December 2015

Conveyancing Searches: A Responsibility of the Property Buyer

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Conveyancing searches are very important as far as property purchase is concerned. They simply help buyers know aspects about the property that they would otherwise have not known from physical inspection. Conveyancing solicitors or lawyers often carry out a number of property searches on behalf of their clients during property purchase. The local authority search is one of the most fundamental conveyancing searches. The overall objective of a local authority search is to disclose any legal restrictions as well as responsibilities that may pertain to a piece of land or property in question.

16 November 2015

What You Should Know about Proving Ownership to Your Solicitor

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Having a case where theft or loss of property is concerned means the responsibility of proving ownership falls on you. You have to provide proof to your solicitor that you owned the property in question and the value of that property. There are several ways you can do this to satisfy not only the solicitors, but also the courts. Here are a few of those methods and what you should know about each one.

5 October 2015

Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Dealing with an injury is not only physically and emotionally draining, but it can be financially draining too. When facing steep medical bills for something that was not your fault, you will be understandably frustrated and looking for ways to properly assign the blame. However, dealing with insurance companies at this time can also be quite overwhelming, considering the stress that you are already under. Instead of bearing the brunt for these sudden expenses that have been thrown your way, it is best to enlist the services of personal injury lawyers.

15 September 2015