Back in August this year the Department for Child Protection (DCP) announced it would aim to double its Aboriginal workforce by 2024 from the current 5 per cent, to help...Read More
Anyone starting their own small to medium enterprise will quickly realise that there are several important legal documents required which, if done properly, will ultimately have a positive impact on...Read More
The South Australian Government is looking at making changes to existing laws that underpin compulsory acquisitions. Such laws fall under the Highways Act 1926 with the acquisition process governed by...Read More
Electric scooters are a noticeable addition to the streets of Adelaide’s CBD. What happens if a rider or pedestrian sustains an injury as a result of their use? The City...Read More
If you’ve been bitten by a dog in an unprovoked attack, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
I was recently bitten by a dog in an unprovoked attack. Can I make a claim for compensation? A dog attack can be a frightening and traumatic ordeal, with an...Read More
I just received a $534 fine for using my mobile phone whilst driving. It’s so expensive, can it be right? The short answer is yes. The South Australian Government...Read More
Image courtesy govnews.com.au The South Australian Government has recently announced a raft of increases to fines for speeding, mobile phone use whilst behind the wheel and drink or drug-driving....Read More
Ask the Lawyer – My former partner is selling his investment property and trying to keep all the money. What can I do?
If your name is not on the title or on the loan/mortgage, the sale could go ahead without your knowledge or consent. That could result in your former partner receiving...Read More
Couples today are increasingly utilising mediation over going to court, as a means to sort out disagreements about the care arrangements of children and the division of assets. Whilst mediation...Read More
Ask the Lawyer – I am setting up a new business. Do I need a lawyer to advise on my commercial lease?
As a business owner and tenant, a commercial lease will be one of your business’ most important contracts. It imposes legal and financial obligations on you over a period of...Read More