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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.


Top Things You Should Know About Getting a Divorce When You and Your Spouse Are in Debt

If you are getting a divorce, you might have a lot of questions about how things are going to go. One thing that you could be thinking about might be the debt that you and your spouse are in. You could be wondering how the debt will be handled and what your financial situation is going to be like when you get divorced. It's understandable to be concerned about your debts and financial future, but you can be a little more prepared to handle the situation by being aware of the following things. Read More 

Buying a New Home? Do You Know the Difference between Fixtures and Chattels?

If you are new to the home buying world, you may encounter several words or phrases with which you are unfamiliar. It's easy to become confused, but this is why you should always work with an expert by your side so you do not make any missteps along this complex journey. Yet it's always good to educate yourself so that you are a more informed buyer both now and in the future. Read More 

An Insight into Child Custody Laws in Australia

One of the most emotional matters parents deal with when undergoing a divorce is child custody. The process requires the input of an experienced family lawyer. With the help of the Family Act of 1975, family lawyers have continued to act in children's best interest. The act is gender-neutral and doesn't make any assumptions about parenting roles. Here's what the law says about child custody in Australia. Parenting Responsibility  In most cases, both parents share joint responsibility for any child below 18 years, regardless of whether the couple is married, separated, or in a de facto relationship. Read More