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Difference between a barrister and a solicitor

What is the difference between a barrister and a solicitor?

Generally a solicitor spends a great deal of their time involved in the day-to-day legal affairs of their clients. A barrister (also known as “Counsel”) spends most of their time...

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South Australian Return to Work Parliamentary submissions September 2016

South Australia’s harsh workers compensation scheme and the Parliamentary submissions we hope will make a difference

At Andersons Solicitors, we believe that a decent and fair workers compensation system should appropriately compensate workers for lost income (during periods of incapacity) as...

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Been called for jury duty?

What does Jury duty involve?

All South Australians who appear on the Electoral Roll can be required to perform jury service. There are some exceptions to the requirement to attend for jury service, and these...

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The risks and benefits associated with caesarean births

Should my doctor have offered me a caesarean section?

By and large the medical profession do not advocate for caesarean sections except in emergency situations or where a patient has undergone previous caesarean sections.

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What happens if you breach your bond?

Criminal charges? What happens if you breach your bond?

When an offender pleads guilty to an offence or is found guilty of an offence, the Magistrate or Judge has several options available to them in handing down sentence.

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Do I have the right to see my grandchildren

Do I have a right to see my grandchildren?

One of the recurring problems of a separation between parents that we see is the effect on children spending time with their grandparents. Usually the main focus is on the...

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Can I make my Will by video?

Can I make my Will by video?

With the proliferation of mobile phones and other portable recording devices and the movement away from paper-based documents, it’s not too difficult to envisage a time when...

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Relocating children interstate without consent

My ex-partner won’t let me take the kids to live interstate

If there are already Court Orders in place that don’t include relocating your children to another State and you move interstate with them, you will be in breach of those orders.

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criminal court sentencing in south australia

How does the criminal court system decide what sentence to give?

Criminal law sentencing can be a very complicated process and one which most members of the public do not properly comprehend. Sentencing principles are governed by a complex...

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