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Why Parents Should Take Legal Advice Before Considering Surrogacy

It can come as a considerable shock to learn that, as a couple, you're not able to conceive a baby naturally. It's unfortunate that some married couples find themselves in this situation, but there's always the option to consider a surrogate instead. Before moving ahead, it's crucial to understand how the law works so that everything proceeds carefully and there are no more shocks in the future. What do you need to be aware of?

When Evidence Against You Can Be Suppressed

Are you worried that you are going to be convicted based on evidence that was not obtained in accordance with the law? Below are some of the grounds that a criminal lawyer can use to ensure that such evidence is suppressed when you are arraigned in court. Chain of Custody Issues The evidence against you can be suppressed if there is proof that it was handled incorrectly and someone could have tampered with it.

Why You Need to Be Very Careful before Buying a Dog As a Gift

Gift-giving season is never far away and when it arrives, people with the best of intentions often consider giving a four-legged present to somebody close. They're certain that the recipient will give the dog a loving and caring home and they think that such a gift is a lot "cooler" than something inanimate. Yet if you're thinking about this, where are you going to get the animal from and what do you need to consider, so that you make the most ethical choice?

Valid reasons for seeking a change in child custody agreement

Parents whose existing child custody agreement doesn't work well for them can speak to a lawyer who specialises in family law about seeking a child custody modification in a family court. There are a number of reasons why one of the parents may wish to change the existing child custody arrangement. Here are three reasons why. The child's best interests Typically, no family court will consider modifying a child custody agreement that works well for both parents and the child.

What Are the Key Issues to Consider before Creating a Will?

Nobody likes to think about immortality, which is probably why a large number of Australians have not prepared their own will as yet. For those who have families or who have complicated estates, this is a very shortsighted decision, however. If you're unlucky enough to pass suddenly, your family and those who are left behind will have to deal not only with their grief, but with complicated settlement matters. If you haven't got a clue how to proceed but know that you have to, what are the key issues that you need to clarify?