Welcome to Legal Matters. Simple answers to important questions

The law is everywhere – and sometimes the simplest things can drive you insane. Like applying for a birth certificate, renewing your driver license or dealing with the particular rules of a certain government authority. Here at Legal Matters, we aim to provide meaningful and helpful information to make the law easy.

What is a barrister?

Barrister
It is common to think that “barrister” is simply another term for “lawyer”. The best way to distinguish the difference is to consider an analogy within the field of medicine: a lawyer/solicitor is to a ... read more

What is a Justice of the Peace?

Justice of the Peace
A Justice of the Peace in Australia is a person in the community with good stature tasked with being an objective and independent witness to people’s documents commonly used for legal and official ... read more

What is a migration agent?

migration agent
Individuals who want to acquire an Australian visa, regardless of type, may secure the services of a migration agent. However, this does not mean that using one is a requirement when getting a visa. This ... read more