• 19
  • Mar
  • 2019
Compliance Reliance… What to Know Before Buying a Property

Compliance Reliance… What to Know Before Buying a Property

Caveat Emptor – Buyer Beware All property sales in Queensland are based upon the principle of buyer beware. It is the responsibility of the buyer to thoroughly investigate the property themselves rather than rely on information provided to them by the seller. Buying a property for the first time is perhaps one of the biggest financial decision you will make in your lifetime, which is why it is important to investigate the property as comprehensively as possible. As many properties have improvements made to them over the years (built after the original structure was constructed) such as carports, pools, sheds, decks and other renovations, it is important to

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  • 04
  • Feb
  • 2019
The top 5 reasons why lawyers are finding it so hard to make a good income in the current legal market

The top 5 reasons why lawyers are finding it so hard to make a good income in the current legal market

Many lawyers today are finding it more difficult to maintain their active client base and obtain new clients. This is a real problem for all law practices from small law firms / sole practitioners all the way through to the very largest of firms. Why is it becoming harder to become a lawyer and why is it harder to make ends meet as lawyers in the current market. 1. Prospective clients are looking for value for money and innovative ways to access law to lower their costs It has been discussed in recent times that for law firms to profit and remain relevant in the current market that

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  • 28
  • Jan
  • 2019
What Kind of Lawyers Are Available On The Law App?

What Kind of Lawyers Are Available On The Law App?

The Law App has been created as a simple and fast way to find a lawyer for the right price. Lawyers join The Law App while potential clients post briefs that detail their specific problem or legal dilemma. Lawyers bid on the jobs and the client receives the help they need for a fraction of conventional prices. So what kind of lawyers can be found on The Law App? The answer is that legal firms and individual lawyers practicing all forms of law can be found listed on the platform. No matter what your issue is, you’ll have a broad selection of appropriately qualified lawyers to choose from

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  • 23
  • Jan
  • 2019
You Got What? What Happens When Charged with Drug Possession?

You Got What? What Happens When Charged with Drug Possession?

For many persons charged with possession, it is their first offence and the amount of drugs on them is in a small quantity. If the offence is on the lower end of the spectrum of severity, there are programs available which generally allow the person to avoid court convictions. Currently, there are two drug diversion programs in Queensland, being the Drug Diversion Assessment Program (DDAP) and Court Ordered Diversion. These programs aim to divert minor drug offenders away from the Court system, by referring offenders to relevant drug education sessions. Diversion is provided as an alternative to the other penalties available to the Court, such as issuing a

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