Getting a fair outcome

5 Key Features to Look for in a Debt Collection Agency for Your Business

When it comes to collecting unpaid debt, working with a debt collector can be of enormous help. These are professionals who specialise in using persuasive and legal techniques to collect payments from difficult customers. When looking for a debt collector, there are the typical things you look for like extensive experience, an impressive track record and reasonable rates. In addition to these, here are five essential features you should add to the list: Read More 

How Domestic Violence Will Change Your Divorce Proceedings

Generally, divorce proceedings in each Australian state follow a specific formula and set of processes to ensure justice to both parties. However, when a divorce case involves allegations and convictions of domestic violence, those processes are altered slightly in order to protect the victims and children involves. Here are 3 specific ways domestic violence can change divorce proceedings. How Domestic Violence Changes Parental Responsibility If you and your ex-partner have children together, part of your divorce will involve determining who takes parental responsibility for those children. Read More 

Don’t Be Your Own Lawyer: Reasons to Hire a Family Lawyer

The stakes are usually high in family law cases, so it is important to make wise decisions regarding how your case will be handled. Although you're not legally required to turn your family law case over to a family lawyer, you should consider hiring one. Check out these important reasons to seek out a family lawyer instead of representing yourself in court. You Need Someone to Decipher the Court Process  Read More 

Criminal Offenders: Tips to Handling Yourself Appropriately When Attending Court for the First Time

If you have never been to court for a criminal offence, you can easily get into more trouble through inappropriate behaviour. Whether you actually committed the crime or not, there is standard behaviour that you need to exhibit in court for the sake of the proceedings and self-dignity. Ideally, your criminal lawyer should brief you on how to carry yourself around in the courtroom, although this may not be possible at all times. Read More 

3 Protective Actions To Take After Your Baby Is Born

When you have a baby, you make lots of decisions about the practical side of raising a child as well as lots of plans about the kind of parents you will be. However, have you considered the following important actions that will protect your baby's well-being in the future?   Take out Health Insurance Children can suffer many problems during their growing years -- some minor, some more serious. Private health insurance affords you benefits over using the public system. Read More 

About Me

Getting a fair outcome

When my friends make lawyer jokes, I just shake my head. Lawyers help our clients to get fair and equitable outcomes in and out of court and there is nothing more Australian than a fair go. With large and small clients coming in with new problems each day, I never quite know what the new day will bring, but that's the great thing about being a lawyer. Legal practise is always changing, always challenging and always rewarding. The one thing that stays the same no matter what the case details is that our focus is on getting the best outcome for our client.