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Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people. according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory. Rights are of essential importance in such disciplines as law and ethics, especially theories of justice and deontology.
Rights are often considered fundamental to civilization, for they are regarded as established pillars of society and culture, and the history of social conflicts can be found in the history of each right and its development. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "rights structure the form of governments, the content of laws, and the shape of morality as it is currently perceived".

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    Last november we were travelling down a main road in Maroubra when we were struck by a vehicle that went straight through a give way sign and into the drivers side of our car. The driver admited they were at fault and we even got a contact witness. Police were called but refused to come. Turns...
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    Am I able to request AMP to freeze my late father's account without Probate?

    I am frustrated because, as the executor of my father's will, I have notified AMP that he is deceased and since have been trying to get them to freeze his AMP super account to stop it from being affected by the stock market. Meaning I'd like them to leave it in their care and not administer it...
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    QLD Step Father rights

    Hello, Backstory: My son has never met his bio dad. He isn’t on the birth certificate but he is the known father to the court because of a DVO I had out on him. The last time I saw him was when my son was 2 weeks old. His family are MIA as well unless I contact them to see him but even then they...
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    WA Beneficiary rights and timeframe

    My father died 20 months ago, the executor has been granted probate which was received about six after death, all assets have disposed of except for some investment shares. The only thing I am not sure of is whether the final tax return has been lodged. I am one of two beneficiaries with a 50/50...
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    Signing off the biological father's parental rights

    After my child was born the father to my other children sign the birth certificate form despite we both knew he was not the biological father but agreed he would be the legal father for my child. The biological father has been uncontactable since before the birth of my daughter but I do have...