Drink Driving Facts and Plausible Defences

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The facts and statistics around drink driving in Australia are startling. In 2013, the figure for annual fatalities was at 162 persons. Although this was a drop from the 2012 figure which was at 183, 162 fatalities is still because lives were lost. It is important for motorists to note that a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.05 doubles your chances of getting an accident. 0.08 increases the risk of an accident by 7 times.

21 January 2015

Questions Buyers Ask About Conveyancing


When you are interested in buying a house or a piece of undeveloped property, you will need the services of a conveyancer. But if this is your first time buying a property, you may not have any prior experience with conveyancing. So to help you understand the process, here are some of the questions that first time buyers ask about conveyancing. Do Conveyancers Have Law Degrees? -- Not necessarily. Some conveyancers are also lawyers or have a strong legal background related to property sales, but the majority of conveyancers are real estate professionals who are experts in all aspects of transferring the title of a property from a seller to a buyer.

16 January 2015

Undertanding Defamation Lawsuit

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If you feel like someone has tarnished your name through their statements, it is your right to sue them. With a good criminal lawyer, you can get well-compensated. This article seeks to give you an understanding of defamation so you may know your rights in such a case. What is defamation? Defamation refers to any statement that ruins a person's reputation. If such a statement is done in writing and then published, this kind of defamation is referred to as libel.

7 January 2015