Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

  • Should You Use a Legal Aid Lawyer or Opt for a Private Criminal Defence Lawyer?

    In the Australian justice system, defendants are entitled to a public defence lawyer to help them achieve the best results in a court of law. For people who are charged with a crime, they have a choice of whether to use the legal aid system, or seek out a private defence lawyer. Here are some situations where it can be more useful to get a private defence lawyer.  You have the financial means

  • What to Consider When Appointing an Administrator for Your Property

    It is important for you to appoint a person to take charge of your property in your absence. An administrator also called an executor, takes over the ownership of your property in case of death or incapacitation. Appointing one will help to reduce conflict among the beneficiaries whom you have recognised as having the right to benefit from the property in your absence or incapacity. The court has the power to appoint to appoint an administrator on your behalf in a case where you have not appointed one.

  • 2 Important Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    After being injured on the job, at a storefront, or in a car accident, you may not think you need the services of an attorney and may assume you can handle your claim on your own. However, it's good to hire an attorney even if you're thinking of accepting that settlement, and especially if you think you might need to go to court. Rather than trying to manage your case on your own, note a few good reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer or at least consult with them before you make any decisions.

  • Criminal Law: Should you represent yourself?

    When you are arrested for a crime, you can either hire a lawyer, use one appointed to you by the courts, or represent yourself. If you are someone that has a basic understanding of the legal system and you are not guilty of the crime, you might think representing yourself is a good option. Here are some things to consider when deciding if this is a good idea. How severe was the crime?

  • 2 Ways to Restore Your Credit Post-Bankruptcy

    Rebuilding your credit rating post-bankruptcy can sometimes seem like an arduous task. However, if you have recently filed for bankruptcy protection, note that there's life after liquidation, and it does not have to be a life where you are treated similar to an economic outcast and expelled to years of credit banishment. In the long run, how well you bounce back from bankruptcy is influenced by the post-bankruptcy actions you take to protect yourself against potential economic meltdown.

  • 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.