When should I get a lawyer? by Lajita Allan-Agnew There are really very few legal situations in which you will not need legal advice, at least, and others when you would be foolish not to get one. Examples of when you can do without a lawyer are for small claims court, lawsuits that you do […]
Pleading not guilty to less serious criminal charge – the first court hearing by Matthew Elvin If you are pleading not guilty to summary (less serious) criminal charges in the Magistratesâ€™ Court of Victoria, donâ€™t expect that you or any witnesses will be cross examined by a barrister at the first court hearing. To the […]
About half of all people in Australia experience a legal issue each year. Most of these people wonâ€™t seek legal assistance or engage the court system to resolve the issue.