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A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, canonist, canon lawyer, civil law notary, counsel, counselor, counsellor, solicitor, legal executive, or public servant preparing, interpreting and applying law, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary. Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawyers to perform legal services. The role of the lawyer varies greatly across different legal jurisdictions.

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    VIC Rare condition after injury at home. Should I use a lawyer for TPD claim?

    I had a terrible accident at home in 2019 and have been unable to work for 18 months now. I have developed a rare condition called Corneal Neuralgia (chronic and intense burning in the eyes and light sensitivity), which is very poorly understood and not widely recognised (although I do have...
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    VIC Is it worth it toake a lawyer for my problem?

    Hello everyone. I have had a car accident about 18 months ago. The other party crashed into my car while changing lanes. The situation got reported to her insurance (I didn't have insurance at that time) and her insurance accepted that it was her fault and sent me for a damage assessment. The...
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    WA Criminal lawyer perth

    I have been recommended the following legal firms in Perth Andrew Williams Barrister and solicitor David Manera Barrister and Solicitor DG price and Co Has anyone had experience with these firms and would be willing to share their experience
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    WA Can I become a lawyer with a criminal record

    I'm now 60 yrs old and have led a clean life for over 20 yrs. I have some old convictions for dishonesty ie stealing and false pretences. They were all very minor offences and the penalty's resulted in iether small fines or one period of 12 months good behaviour. I have held very responsible...
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    VIC Understanding Business advocacy contract

    Hi, I've involved the accountant who's also providing business advocacy services and we have signed the contract that he would help us to negotiate the best purchase price of the existing business that we found. For the negotiation service, an invoice of $5,000 is payable upfront, with the...
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    VIC Responding to a Form F53 - Employer represented by a lawyer

    Hello, the ex employer has filed a form F53 - Notice that lawyer or paid agent acts for a person. The ex employer has a well staffed HR dept. with the Exec manager having a masters degree. Any advice on how to prevent the lawyer acting for them?
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    Lawyer communicating with my ex

    Not long ago, I had a settlement done, and all paperwork was signed and agreed on. However, my ex prolonged the signing of the documents and was and still is conversing with my lawyer's secretary, putting an ultimatum, such as, if I do not revoke the DVO that was placed by the police on him and...
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    VIC Melbourne Lawyer with payment plan

    Hi. I am in need to a Family Law specialist/ lawyer in Melbourne ASAP. I am quite far into my Family Law matter since this process started in February 2020 in which my first hearing took place, therefore there is an existing history. We have interim court orders in place including an IVO against...
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    VIC Can I represent myself in a property purchase?

    I wanted to get input on an issue I am currency facing. We have negotiated the purchase of an apartment in Melbourne directly with the owner. The vendor's lawyer sent a contract that we filled in and signed and sent back to the vendor's lawyer. For some reason he is refusing to send it to the...
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    Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) fundamentally change the role of a lawyer and the affordability of access to the law.

    Hi All, I am establishing this post because I want to start to appreciate how a "reasonable person" will utilise disruptive technologies in Law. The aim is to create an organisation that offers better quality legal service at nearly zero marginal cost for every human being on this planet...