||Areas of Practice
National Legal has expertise and experience across a broad range of areas. It is here for you and will listen to your issues and concerns and work to achieve the best possible outcome.
Areas of expertise include:
Buying or selling property is likely to be one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make, so it’s important you use someone you can trust to guide you through the process. Someone with the right local knowledge can make all the difference, especially when it comes to buying property.
National Legal is a Cairns-based law firm offering quality, trusted advice across a broad range of legal areas, including property sales and purchases. Our team has a wealth of knowledge and contacts in the Cairns area, which we use to further your best interests, whether you are new to the region or a familiar face around town.
Our personalised legal services are delivered at cost effective rates by highly dedicated and experienced professionals. We will advise you of our charges up front so you can plan ahead, without worrying about any hidden costs, and safe in the knowledge you’re getting the best possible advice at competitively priced rates.
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If you are facing a family law problem such as separation and divorce, division of property and issues regarding your children including child support and living arrangements, it is important to have experience on your side. National Legal understands that no two families are the same, and that family law matters can be complicated and fraught with emotion.
Wills & Estates
To ensure your assets are transferred to your beneficiaries according to your wishes, you should have a Will prepared by a legal practitioner. Estate planning encompasses:
It is also important to consider General or Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Directives. These allow you to instruct how you wish your affairs to be conducted should you become incapacitated and unable to personally attend to your affairs.
- The preparation of a Will.
- Appointing an executor of the Will. An executor is a person who you trust to collect and distribute your estate according to the instructions in your Will. There can be more than one executor, giving you piece of mind.
- Apportioning your estate to family and friends of your choice.
- Creating a discretionary trust.
Litigation & Debt Recovery
Are you involved in a dispute and require legal representation to either run a case or defend a case against you? Expert negotiation early on can potentially save time and money, however if this proves untenable National Legal has experience in all State and Federal Courts in a range of matters.
These include building and construction litigation, commercial litigation, company and partnership disputes, contract disputes and estate disputes. National Legal can also assist in debt recovery matters. Whether you are owed money or defending a claim, National Legal will provide practical, timely and cost effective advice and representation.
Having successfully obtained Judgment, National Legal can also commence enforcement proceedings including bankruptcy.
The thought of going to court can often be stressful and the need for legal representation may be swift and sudden. Ensure you have the right person at your side with National Legal. It can offer valuable advice at a time when you need it most, particularly when it comes to police arrest and all criminal matters as well as help with bail applications in the magistrates court. Criminal practice areas include:
Traffic Matters & Licence Applications
- Drug offences
- Sex offences
- Dishonesty offences
- Bail applications
- Pleas of guilty
You will need someone with experience on your side to help you keep your driver's licence, reduce or help minimise other penalties that may arise from your involvement in a motor vehicle accident, drink driving or other traffic related offences.