Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

  • Australian Family Law: All You Need To Know About Divorce

    Divorce is a critical aspect of Australian family law. The truth is, most people do not understand the divorce process in Australia. As such, they end up making errors as they divorce their partners. Below is an extensive excerpt on the divorce process in Australia.  Under the Family Law Act 1975, the Australian Family Court works under a no-fault principle when granting a divorce. Simply put, the court does not need to know the reasons why a couple wishes to divorce.

  • Useful Divorce Guidelines Experts Recommend to Avoid Complications

    Divorce is one of the complex situations a couple can deal with even though it's considered to be the easiest way to say goodbye to a partner. Both parties may agree to divorce, but in other cases, one spouse may try to hold on and make the marriage work while the other one isn't interested. Often, many couples make mistakes when they face an unfortunate situation like a divorce because of the emotions that are involved.

  • 3 Requirements for a Successful Car Accident Compensation Claim

    Being involved in a car accident is a painful and emotionally draining experience even for the strongest-willed individuals. Apart from nursing wounds, one is still expected to make claims for compensation, which is mentally taxing. Unfortunately, not many people understand what to consider in compensation lawsuits. Here are some of the bare minimum standards that you must watch out for when seeking compensation. Whiplash -- In most settlement claims, the injured body part plays a vital role since it determines the amount of compensation due to a victim.

  • What Role Does a Lawyer Play in Deceased Estates?

    Once someone passes on, their assets and property become their estate. Often, the deceased person leaves instructions—a will—which outlines what should happen to their estate once they die. Those who get the deceased assets and property are beneficiaries, and the assets and properties are known as an inheritance, a bequest or a legacy. A will names an executor, who is assigned to administer the estate to the beneficiaries. Estate administration involves functions such as:

  • Gazumping: What It Is And How You Can Avoid It When Buying A House

    The journey involved in moving to a new house is not easy. It all starts with financing for the house, which is something that can take years. Then there comes a time when you have to meet the agent or seller of the house to agree on pricing issues. Some sellers stay true to their word about the price but others do not. If a seller hikes the price, then it becomes a little bit harder to buy the house with the money you had budgeted for.

About Me

Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

Hello. I'm Mark and I am the manager of a successful modelling agency. It is my job to ensure that our models are well cared for and generate positive publicity for the agency. Sometimes that can be quite challenging and I spend a lot of time liaising with our legal team. From clients who refuse to honour contracts to models who are facing charges themselves, I am constantly dealing with legal issues. Over the years, I have become quite familiar with a range of laws and legal processes. My friends and family consider me to be a veritable fount of information when they have legal questions. I have decided to compose this blog in order to address the issues I most commonly deal with. Please browse at your leisure.