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Animal issues in the law

For animal lovers in can be frustrating to see how some animal cases are decided under the law. Animal protection, like many areas of the law, is constantly evolving particularly as our understanding of animal intelligence, capacity and emotional range continues to grow and develop. This blog is a collection of case law and interesting articles from Australia and abroad, showing broad trends in animal law. By sharing and learning from this information we can continue to develop passionate arguments to help further our cases and reinforce our deep feeling for animals with concrete support details. I hope you find it useful.

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Keeping on the right side of the law when playing Pokemon Go

The Pokemon Go craze is sweeping the globe and many people are getting very excited as they go out hunting Pokemon. Here are some tips to make sure you stay on the right side of the law while 'catching them all'.  Do not hunt Pokemon and drive In all states of Australia, it's illegal to use your mobile phone while driving. So while it can be handy to use your car to get to faraway gyms and hunting rarer Pokemons it's important to keep your hands of the phone while driving if you want to avoid copping a heavy fine and losing demerit points. Read More 

Animal Law: Understanding Exotic Animal Import Trade

There are different laws and regulations that control the export, import and keeping of exotic animals. Therefore, if you are interested in the industry, it is important to understand the pertinent legislation. This will help you avoid the legal and financial repercussions related to dealing with these animals illicitly. Basically, an animal is considered exotic if it does not live naturally in country's wild. The laws restricting non-native animal trade are important because they protect the natural country against invasion by alien species. Read More 

Planning To Lease? Here’s What Your Property Lawyer Can Do For You

Are you planning to lease a property? Whether it's a developed lot or just plain land, incorporating a property lawyer into your lease process is highly advised. Property lawyers are not just needed in property sales and purchases only. Most of the issues covered in such transactions are present in leases too. As such, a property lawyer can add value to your lease process in a number of ways as highlighted below: Read More 

Making It Legal: When to apply for a divorce

When your marriage comes to an end in divorce, it can be a difficult and emotional time. However, you are still required to go through the legal processes of the divorce until it is finalized. This requires some guidance, which is why you should retain a lawyer as soon as you can once you decide to end your marriage. The first step to getting a divorce is making a divorce application. Read More 

Duties of Criminal Lawyers

Australian criminal defence lawyers have a variety of legal duties. Generally, they are required to keep communications between them and their clients confidential. Such lawyers must also avoid conflict of interest, which basically means they cannot represent several parties in the same criminal matter. Understanding the duties of criminal lawyers can help you know what to expect from them.  Privileged communications Generally, criminal lawyers must maintain privacy, or privilege, regarding attorney-client communications. Read More