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Setting up our merger

My small business has been pretty successful. We've recently been approached to merge with another local company as we think that having twice as many outlets and staff might help us both have more profitable sales. I want to make sure that the merger is fair and that we are not being taken advantage of, so I am getting a full legal review done. Our lawyers have been really helpful in explaining what all of the legal terms mean so that we know what we are actually signing. This blog is to help other people who might be looking for any sort of legal help.


3 Implications of a Transfer of Equity Process

Congratulations, you have just bought your first property and are looking forward to developing it. However, did you know that there might come a time when you need to change the legal ownership of your title? It is unfortunate that most property owners buy properties without putting this in mind until it is too late. Transfer of equity is a process where the legal ownership of property changes due to emerging circumstances. Read More 

Executing a Will When You Don’t Know Who All of the Beneficiaries Are

It can be a sad and solemn duty, but when you have been given the role of executing the will of a recently deceased loved one, the process shouldn't be too complicated. You simply arrange for the assets to be distributed as stipulated by the will. You're likely to be familiar with all the persons listed in the will, and as for any donations to charities or educational institutes, it's not difficult to find the relevant contact details for these organisations. Read More 

Do You Have to Appoint Somebody to Execute Your Will?

You may not have thought about creating a will up until this time, but if you have just recovered from a nasty illness, it may have made you think more about your mortality. You may understand the need to generate this type of document as soon as possible so that your wishes are met, but did you realise that you have to nominate somebody to manage all of this following your departure? Read More 

Getting Recompense for Whiplash After a Car Accident

Whiplash is a common side effect after a car accident. It occurs when a violent impact jolts the spine forward, and the forward motion is stopped by the seatbelt and sends the head and spine rapidly backwards. It can be mild or severe. In some cases, it can cause substantial discomfort, as well as loss of enjoyment. Keep a diary of your symptoms If you are having sporadic symptoms such as headaches, neck pain, weakness or dizziness, then it is a good idea to keep a diary of these issues. Read More 

Ways to Minimize the Effects of a Separation on Your Children

Separation can be a stressful and challenging time for spouses, and it is easy to get caught up in the conflict and forget the effect that it can have on children. During this period, one parent may choose to live away from the family as a permanent solution is being sought. Children, especially those below teenage years, usually sense the tension between the parents during this period. If a separation is not handled in the right way, it can affect their behavior, as well as their social and academic life. Read More