What can Court Litigation Lawyers do for you?

Posted on Feb 15, 2015

Hiring a lawyer for court cases in Adelaide What is exactly is litigation and what are court litigation lawyers? If you find yourself in the middle of a litigation case in court then the first thing that you’ve got to think about is getting a good lawyer for court cases. You can expect such lawyers to look after your legal interest, carefully go over the details of your case and present your side in court. Most reputable litigation lawyers in Adelaide have invaluable connections to support groups that present a number of expertise –...

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Hiring Legal Help for Traffic Matters in Adelaide

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

Choosing the right lawyers for Traffic Matters Are you in need of legal assistance handling traffic matters in Adelaide? Such issues can certainly prove difficult especially for people who haven’t got a clue about how to proceed and the legalities involved. To best protect your interest, it would be best to hire lawyers for traffic matters. How do you go about choosing the right one though? Deciding on traffic lawyers in Adelaide If you want to hire some of the best traffic lawyers in Adelaide then there are definitely a couple of things...

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All about Equal Opportunity Claims in Adelaide

Posted on Feb 5, 2015

Are you in need of discrimination lawyers? What exactly are equal opportunity claims in Adelaide? If you’ve ever found yourself discriminated upon because of race, sex or religion then such claims are definitely something that you might want to look into with the assistance of discrimination lawyers. It is wrong to harass or discriminate an individual for any reason (race, sex, age, disability, sexuality, religion, etc. Such discrimination or improper treatment is illegal particularly if it involves work, education and access to available...

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Supreme Court Scale of Fees in Adelaide

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

Are you looking for information regarding the Supreme Court Scale in South Australia? Did you know that there is a Supreme Court Scale of Fees in Adelaide? Legal matters can be an expensive rand much more so when you’re confused about how much to pay for a certain item or service in court. Such a scale would help you get a good grasp on the matter and something that you should discuss with your legal firm particularly when discussing fees. A good look at Supreme Court Fees in SA When you’re talking cost in the legal community, the Supreme...

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Mistakes to Avoid in Hiring Lawyers in Adelaide

Posted on Jan 10, 2015

Are you in need of some legal advice? If you’re thinking about hiring lawyers in Adelaide, then there are a couple of things that you need to know to make sure that you don’t get taken advantage of. Legal concerns are some of the most difficult issues to deal with and you’ll need legal advice to best protect your interest. However choosing the wrong lawyer for your court case can put you in a lot of trouble and ultimately cost you a lot more. You would be well advised to be wary about so called free legal advice that is often given by...

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All about No Win No Fee Claims in Adelaide

Posted on Jan 5, 2015

Are you looking for “no win no fee” lawyers? You may have already heard about it – no win no fee claims in Adelaide are quite common in the legal community. What exactly are these claims and what are the benefits of hiring no win no fee lawyers if you ever need to? Hiring “no win no fee” lawyers Citing the high cost of legal services in the country, “no win no fee” claims were introduced as a legal arrangement that better protects the interest of clients as they file for accident or injury claims in court. This arrangement is...

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BE SPECIFIC WHEN NAMING YOUR EXECUTOR

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

A clause in a will appointing executors in the alternative without stating the circumstances in which they are appointed is void. The Supreme Court was recently required to exercise its power to rectify a will that appointed as executor, “my solicitor … or any solicitor in her employ.” The clause didn’t indicate any order of preference or hierarchy between the solicitor or another employed by that solicitor. For that reason, when the solicitor applied for a grant of probate the matter was referred to a Judge for direction because...

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DNA EVIDENCE IS NOT ALWAYS THE FINAL WORD

Posted on Nov 16, 2014

A man charged with three counts of endangering the lives of occupants of a house by firing shots into the residence in a drive-by shooting where police relied on DNA evidence has been found not guilty after a recent trial in the District Court. Witnesses to the offence identified the car involved as belonging to the accused man, and when it was searched less than an hour later, gloves were located on which gun powder residue was identified. The gloves were also analysed for DNA material and the sample obtained contained a mixed profile from...

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WHEN A CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM HAPPENS AT WORK

Posted on Nov 10, 2014

The issues that can arise when a person is injured at work as the result of a car accident were highlighted in a recent District Court case. The plaintiff was hit by a car while crossing the road to do her employer’s banking. As she was entitled to Workers Compensation a claim was made, although there was a delay before she began to receive weekly income maintenance payments. When there is a delay in paying an injured worker compensation for lost income then they are entitled to interest and in this case, as a result WorkCover had to pay...

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NOT LIVING TOGETHER BUT STILL DE FACTOS?

Posted on Nov 7, 2014

A de facto relationship doesn’t legally end simply because one partner has sexual relations with others or even if they get married to someone else according to a recent Family Court decision. The case has reinforced that anyone thinking of separating from their de facto partner needs to express that intention to the other party for separation to have occurred. In the case of Cadman & Hallett the issue was whether a de facto relationship existed and when separation occurred. Mr Cadman and Mr Hallett commenced living together in a de...

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