Contemplating Divorce? Everything You Need to Know About Divorce in Australia

Divorce is one of the most emotional experiences that one can go through in life. It disrupts regular routines within a family and throws the parties into uncharted territory marred by uncertainty.

FAMILY LAW – TRAVELLING OVERSEAS WITH YOUR CHILDREN

While making plans to travel overseas with your children, you should know that doing so without appropriate consent or authorisation could lead to legal issues. Parents who have parenting orders or have filed to get orders from the court should know that taking a child who is the subject of an order out of the country without express permission or proper legal authorisation could become a criminal offence and could lead to imprisonment.

A Prominent Gynaecologist Has Been Charged with Sexual Assault – Have You Been Affected?

Richard Reid, a former doctor, has been charged with sexually assaulting a 64-year-old patient at his Edgecliff practice between 2010 and 2014.

The woman originally went to Kings Cross police station in November 2018 to lodge a formal complaint against Dr. Reid. She alleged Dr. Reid sexually assaulted her during treatment.

Penalties for Pedophiles and The Need for Harsher Sentencing

The Australian Federal Court is planning tough new laws to force judges to jail pedophiles. This is the biggest reform of sex crime laws in Australia in 25 years.

The new measures are designed to be tougher on child sex offenders travelling overseas for the purpose of abusing children or using the internet to find victims.

What You Need to Know if You Have Been Injured Working from Home

The Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 states that employees working from home are covered when injuries occur. It’s important, however, before beginning to work from home, to ensure that your employer has been clear about the policies surrounding your home office and how you and your employer will ensure the health and safety of the environment. 

Adopting a Step-Child: What You Need to Know

If you are a step-parent and are caring for your spouse’s child, you may be considering giving the relationship a legal status. Having a legal status over a child ensures you are legally responsible for their well-being and care.

Avoiding Heat Related Injuries At Work

Summer is here and with it, we see extended hours of sunlight and extremely hot conditions. These kind of conditions can be hard to work in especially if your job requires you to work outside. During the summer months working in extreme conditions can make it easy for workers to become prone to heat related injuries.

Cyclist Safety – Why It Is So Important

The weather is warming up, and as a consequence we are starting to see more cyclists out on our roads.

With summer just around the corner more and more cyclists are starting to venture onto Sydney roads. While many are out riding for fun and fitness there are those who are dedicated to using a push bike to get to and from work every day. When you ride a bike you are much more open to the dangers of the

Have You Been A Victim of Medical Negligence?

Claiming compensation for medical negligence is a topic that you don’t often hear about. Surgeries and medical consultations happen every day, usually with a positive outcome. What you don’t hear about are the complications that can come from medical procedures. If a procedure is handled incorrectly or injuries occur as a result of an operation you may be entitled to medical negligence compensation.

Common Types of Workers Compensation & What You Need to Know

Injuries sustained in the workplace can be life changing. Most may heal up on their own, however, some more severe injuries caused in the workplace can directly stop you from working indefinitely. Trying to get your life back on track can often be hard, especially financially.

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