Why You Should Choose Collaborative Divorce Over Litigation

Divorce is one of the most painful occurrences in a person's existence whether it was their decision or not. Besides having to deal with the loss and feeling of failure, one has to decide if they want to go to court and fight over property and kids or use gentler and advanced approaches like mediation and collaborative divorce proceedings. Collaborative divorce is much like mediation, but a collaborative family lawyer, financial adviser, and child welfare specialists are hired to help the couple come to a mutually beneficial agreement. Read More 

How to manage an ex-partners mental illness

Following divorce the family law system focuses on ensuring the safety of the children involves. It can be scary for some parents to know that their ex-partner will have solo custody of their child, particularly if they have had issues with their mental health in the past. However given the tragic consequences when this is not adequately considered as shown in recent news stories.  Here are some tips on how to manage a divorce and child custody where you have concerns about your ex-partners mental health. Read More 

3 Ways You Can Fall Foul of Medical Marijuana Laws

Across the world, countries and states are starting to decriminalise the use of cannabis when it is used for medical reasons such as pain relief. At the beginning of 2017, the Australian Federal Government made moves to legalise medical marijuana across the country. However, this decriminalisation doesn't mean that you can light up a joint whenever and wherever you want or that you can import or carry unlimited quantities of the drug. Read More 

How to Determine If Buying a Small Business Would Be a Good Expansion Plan for You

If you've been in business for some years and have a reasonably good track record, you may be thinking about expansion. One way to make a considerable step forward is to acquire an existing small business. However, you need to review everything about that business and evaluate whether or not it's a right fit for you and there are many aspects to consider. What should you be looking at? Big Picture Analysis Read More 

What Can You Do If Somebody Intentionally Hurts Your Pet?

Australia is a nation of pet lovers. For most people who own a dog or a cat, their four-legged friend is a very important member of the family. After all, many people tend to live alone and have no offspring and as such view their furry companion as if they were a child. It's little wonder that emotions can run high whenever a pet is intentionally hurt by somebody else, or may be stolen. Read More