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Which Police Questions Do I Have to Answer

Speaking with the Police. Which police questions do I have to answer? One of the main techniques that Police in South Australia use to investigate criminal and traffic offences is questioning. It can be very intimidating being asked questions by the Police, especially if you are unfamiliar with Police procedures and Criminal Law. Police can… Read more »

New Road Safety Laws

The education phase for the new bike safety laws comes to an end today 28th January 2016.  Violation of the rules can result in an on-the-spot fine of $287, plus a $60 victims of crime levy and two demerit points. The new laws include a minimum distance for passing motorists of 1m where speed limit is 60km/h… Read more »

New Traffic Laws for Motorists and Cyclists

Motorists will will be required to leave at least a 1m gap when overtaking cyclists in a 60km or under area and 1.5m on the open road under new traffic laws from 25 of October 2015. In addition the fine for riding on footpaths will be gone for cyclists of all ages. Further information was published… Read more »

Legal language – what are they saying?

What on earth are these criminal lawyers talking about? As in many professions there is a particular language that comes with it.  People within the law profession use this legal language regularly but it is rarely used in general day to day conversations. We are very conscious at Williams Barristers and Solicitors to use common use language… Read more »

Superannuation and Your Will

  Why is Superannuation Different to Any Other Assets I Own? Superannuation is not automatically distributed as other financial assets in your will.  Below are some common questions and answers but it is recommended that you seek specific advice from your lawyer so that your benefits will distributed according to your wishes. Strictly you do… Read more »

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