Reaching Out: How The Right Legal Avenues Can Help

Reaching Out: How The Right Legal Avenues Can Help

  • 4 Mistakes You Should Not Make After Being Injured At Work

    A workplace injury may disrupt your finances and life. Worker's compensation usually helps to limit the magnitude of the suffering that you may experience during the aftermath of that injury. However, some mistakes on your part may compromise your chances of getting adequate compensation after you have been injured on the job. This article discusses some of those mistakes. Delaying to Notify Your Employer You may reduce your chances of receiving compensation for the injury that you suffered at work if you delay to inform your employer about the accident promptly.

  • Getting Divorced? Avoid These Common Mistakes

    If you and your spouse are heading for divorce, there are some things you need to keep in mind. While you might think that you and your spouse will not disagree on many things during the divorce process, don't let that lead you to making bad choices. Here are some common mistakes to avoid. Skipping Mediation Mediation is important during a divorce as it helps you and your spouse compromise on many different matters.

  • Find Out Why Selling/Buying a House with a Mortgage Will Block You from DIY Conveyancing

    Conveyancing refers to the legal transfer of a title deed from the property vendor to the purchaser. The process is often completed with the help of a solicitor or conveyancer to ensure that the transaction is accurately and promptly completed. Since hiring a conveyancer will cost you some significant amount, you can decide to do the conveyancing on your own but this may be a daunting task. Perhaps you are comfortable with legal terminology and documents, have enough time, and need to save some cash, meaning that conveyancing on your own may be a viable option.

  • What You Need to Know If Your Visa Has Expired

    If you are living in Australia under a temporary visa, you should renew it before it expires. If you fail to do so, the government may label you as an unlawful non-resident, and you may be detained or removed from the country. If your visa has already expired, here's what you need to know: 1. An expired visa restricts your ability to apply for new visas. The Australian government does not encourage immigrants to let their visas expire, and an expired visa makes it very hard to apply for new visas or extensions.

  • When to Call a Personal Injury Attorney After a Car Accident

    If you've been injured in a car accident, of course your first concern should be to get proper medical treatment. You need to do this to ensure your health, but it can also be good to see a doctor as soon as possible in case you need to make a claim against the other driver's insurance policy. In some areas there are laws that stipulate that you must seek medical treatment within a limited timeframe after a car accident in order to be eligible for monetary compensation for those injuries.

About Me

Reaching Out: How The Right Legal Avenues Can Help

Hello, all. I am a volunteer worker at an outreach centre which helps people of all ages with financial problems. I have come to realise that many of these people face hardships due to life-changing incidents such as unfair dismissal, a workplace injury or a car accident. Many of them are hard workers who aren’t aware of their legal rights. Last year, our outreach centre brought a lawyer on board to provide legal advice and assistance. I help by scheduling appointments, taking notes and following up on each case. I have learnt an awful lot about our laws and am impressed how knowing the right legal avenues can change people’s lives. I have just started a legal assistant’s course and thought this blog might be a good place to record the knowledge I gain. I hope you find it useful and insightful. Thank you for stepping into my world.

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