Managing The Law: A Blog About Legal Matters

The Estate Planning Process.

Some people are not comfortable discussing matters to do with estate planning. However, death is inevitable, and it is only right to leave your friends and family with a clear plan of how you would want your estate shared out. The excerpt below discusses the estate planning process.  Drafting a will.  Hire a wills and estates lawyer to help you prepare your will. The will states who will inherit your property.   Read More...

3 Reasons Why It Is Important To Have an Estate Plan

A solicitor who has specialized in estate planning can help you plan your estate. Your finances, needs and preferences will determine how your plan will be presented. The solicitor will help you get the right plan. Some people may think that having an estate plan is not necessary and may ignore getting one. Here are some of the reasons why you need an estate plan. Control over Personal Property You should decide how your property will be handled once you are no more.   Read More...

Putting Together a Compensation Case for Asbestos-Related Health Damage

Since asbestos was banned in Australia, the health of many workers has been improved. Sadly, those who were working with asbestos when it was still a commonly-used material are at risk of developing serious medical conditions. If you were exposed to asbestos through your work and have since suffered lung disease because of the fibres, there's a good chance you could claim compensation. This could be a huge help with medical bills and might open up better treatment options for you—but first, you'll have to claim successfully.   Read More...

The Benefits of Working For A Large Law Firm

As a newly qualified lawyer, you may be debating whether to try for a position in a large law firm or a smaller, family owned practice.  Starting your career in a large organisation has many advantages; here's some helpful information about just a few of the benefits that you might want to bear in mind when making your choice. High salaries The largest firms offer the highest remuneration for legal professionals.   Read More...

Collaborate Your Way To Commercial Dispute Resolution

Collaborative dispute resolution is a legal concept that allows business entities to avoid the court process in their attempts to settle a commercial dispute. This is often done through mediation and negotiation. The main advantage of this concept is that it allows conflicting parties to cut down on the costs commonly associated with court battles. However, this is not the only reason why you should consider a collaborative process for your commercial dispute.   Read More...