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?

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
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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
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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