Under What Grounds Can A Will Be Contested?
25 February 2015
When loved ones pass on, their property is administered to rightful beneficiaries according to the provisions and conditions spelt out in his or her last will. However, there are a number of situations that may lead one to decide to contest a will left by their loved one. These situations are referred to as grounds for contestation of a will and are anchored in the law. Here is a quick look at some of the legal grounds under which one can contest a will.
4 Reasons Why You Should Take Legal Action After a Personal Injury Accident
9 February 2015
Accidents in the modern world happen all the time. However, if you are a victim of injury due to someone's else's negligence or direct intent to cause harm, that is an act of malice for which you should seek justice. Such cases include injury at work, injury at a public place, road accidents, faulty products or direct assault. If you are a victim of any of these, seeking justice through a personal injury lawyer is important for the following reasons.
Reasons To Hire A Will And Estate Lawyer
27 January 2015
Creating a will and estate planning are vital to ensuring that your assets are properly divided in the event that you die or you are incapacitated. But because there are complexities involved in establishing these long-term protections, here are some of the ways in which a will and estate lawyer can help you.
Establishing Power of Attorney -- Will and estate lawyers are skilled at setting up a power of attorney, which gives a loved one or someone else you know the power to act legally on your behalf as it relates to finances and legal issues.
Some Benefits And Drawbacks Of No Win No Fee Agreements
22 January 2015
Although relatively new in countries such as the Untied Kingdom, the idea of being able to hire a legal representative on a no win no fee basis is already established in places such as Australia, or the US. As the term 'no win no fee' suggests, there is no risk for the client, as this risk is undertaken by the solicitor. In cases where a solicitor takes on, and loses, an agreed no win no fee case with a client, the solicitor is liable for any losses.