Reasons To Hire A Will And Estate Lawyer

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

Some Benefits And Drawbacks Of No Win No Fee Agreements

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

Why You Should Never Convey Property Without Consulting With a Solicitor

Posted on: 19 January 2015

When you convey property or receive this property, you want to ensure you're doing this legally and that you understand the entire process. While it's easy to think you can use a template of a conveyancing agreement you find online and follow instructions you find at a website, there are reasons to consider always consulting with a solicitor first before you start this process. Note the following. 1. Surveys should be done before receiving any land [Read More]

Animal Law: Is Tail Docking Dogs Legal?

Posted on: 8 January 2015

Tail docking is a cosmetic procedure performed usually when the puppies are merely 2 to 5 days old. This procedure is performed by using a pair of scissors to snip off the tail or by occluding the blood supply to the tail with a tight rubber band, causing the tail to drop off. Dogs that are in the Terrier and Spaniel families tend to have their tails docked for cosmetic reasons. If you are getting a dog and have been wondering whether tail docking is legal or not, this article will point you in the right direction. [Read More]