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What's Yours Is Mine And What's Mine Is.......Do You Need To Share Inheritance Monies During Divorce?

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Property settlements during a divorce already can become ugly affairs, but when you throw inheritance money into the equation then the gloves come off, and the fight begins. As a person who is ready to file for divorce from your partner, you may be prepared to fight vigorously to keep inheritance money that has been left or is going to be left to you by a parent. After all, they were your parents, not your spouse’s.…

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Holding Your Landlord Responsible for Personal Injury Related to Mould Exposure: Five Things You Need to Know

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Mould exposure can cause serious illnesses and property damage, and if you have suffered from mould exposure as a tenant, you may be able to hold your landlord financially responsible through a personal injury lawsuit. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Understanding landlord liability for personal injury related to mould exposure Mould spores are attracted to moist or wet areas near showers, on floors, under leaks and in kitchens or other areas.…

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Dividing Property When You Separate In New South Wales: Legal Advice For Same-Sex Couples

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While same-sex couples cannot yet legally marry in New South Wales, the Family Law Act still offers protection in certain circumstances. The Family Law Act aims to give non-married couples in NSW similar rights to their married counterparts in key legal situations, including property settlement after you split up. Find out how the law protects you when you separate from your partner, and learn more about the steps you need to take in a property settlement case.…

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Five Critical Steps To Protecting Your Liability When Your Child Hosts A Playdate

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Instead of running outside and playing with a gang of neighbourhood kids, most contemporary children have planned playdates. If you are hosting a playdate, you obviously need to ensure the other child does not get hurt, but in the event that they are, you need to be prepared from a liability standpoint. Here is what you need to consider before you host another playdate: 1. Child Restraints From both a legal and safety perspective, children ages seven and under should be in a car seat with a five point harness, and children under 13 should be restrained and sitting in the back of the car.…

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