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Even the best employee gets sick. It is for this reason that sick leaves exist: to allow them to recuperate, and gain enough strength to return to work. The mandatory employee benefit provides workers with five days of sick leave, depending on how long an individual worked for the same employer. With the law entitling the workforce, employers have no choice but to abide....

Farming is an age-old tradition that involves complex business practices to ensure the efficiency of the food production process. As a major investment, it is important that all legal documents are properly filled and provided. In Townsville, conveyancing experience is a significant aspect to consider when a farm changes hands. Conveyancing refers to the preparation of...

Whether you’re a lawyer or a paralegal, not only will your superiors judge you for your interpersonal relationships, but for your research and writing skills, as well. Attending a paralegal school, whether online or not, is a big leap, lest you already have a law background. Should you decide to make a career out of this, or if you’re just in it for the useful knowledge...

It seems that everyone today is thinking divorce before even saying “I dos.” It is a fact that many couples that marry do so in haste because they know if things do not work out, a divorce attorney can help them out of the mess.  However, an interesting trend is increasingly visible recently: when the going gets tough, the divorce rate goes down. The Law Office...

Are you still torn between searching for great physical schools and looking for accredited online paralegal certificate programs? Well, making a decision requires a lot of thinking and research. What do you really want? What choice could greatly help you get what you want and need? To help you make up your mind, here are some important things to consider when choosing...

If you have been charged with DUI or DWI, your best defense is to get an experienced lawyer. However, as in any criminal arrest, strong defense strategies are essential to winning. Here are the most appropriate defenses your attorney can use to prove your innocence. Common Defenses In most arrests, defendants will challenge the authorities’ testimony against their...

In this tough economic climate in Queensland, it’s not uncommon for businesses to prematurely terminate their lease agreement. Especially if your working capital has been exhausted, you might have no better choice but to cancel the contract early and keep yourself from sinking into a deeper financial hole. But this is often a privilege, not a right. As a lessee,...

Unlike misdemeanor convictions, felony convictions can be longer than one year and at worse, may result in a death penalty. You can end up paying huge fines. In addition, even after fulfilling your punishment, chances are that you can lose your right to vote, obtain certain licenses, work in certain areas and serve in juries.  To this end, if you are facing a felony...

Misunderstandings, arguments, and quarrels are common within the family. Many even say, “What happens in the house stays in the house.”But sometimes these problems go over the limit, and past what a family can resolve at the dinner table. When a family member is clearly abusing another, that dispute is one for the court of law. This is where family lawyers come in....

In March 2014, an exhibition in the Perth Museum and Art Gallery entitled ‘Dazzle: A Glossary of Glass’ showcased different artisan glass, with a special focus on pieces made in Perth. The exhibit celebrated Perth’s glassmaking tradition, which once made the city famous the world over. Among the best known were the city’s high-quality decorative and domestic glassware....