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Law For Everyone


Law For Everyone

Stopping a spouse from selling property

If a husband has an interest in a piece of land which is at risk, he can file a caveat – but that doesn’t guarantee he will be successful.

Law For Everyone

Understanding legal terminology

A Federal Court ruling helps explain the difference between a judgment and the grounds of judgment.

Law For Everyone

Reporting on court proceedings

While many are prepared to accept what is said in court, even if it is false, they are likely to feel more aggrieved when such proceedings are published in the newspaper.

Law For Everyone

All you need to know about pleadings

At the beginning of a lawsuit, the parties formally submit their claims and defences.

Law For Everyone

Testing family ties

PARENTS provide a link for members of the family when they are alive and are usually the focal point for all family members to meet, together or separately.

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Misuse of Interim Protection Order

Although such an order is meant to protect members of the family from abuse, sometimes it can cause injustice to the person against whom it is obtained.

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A person’s rights, lost and regained

In Peninsular Malaysia, a creditor loses the right to start legal action after six years has passed, but there are exceptions.

Law For Everyone

The truth about fitness centres

While some gyms offer a wide range of facilities and services for ordinary membership, others divide these services into different categories and charge extra for them.

Law For Everyone

There’s a catch to prepaid services

When you pay in advance for a year’s worth of services, there is no guarantee of a refund if the provider suddenly closes shop.

Law For Everyone

Assess the situation before you bid

Study the terms and conditions of sale and seek advice if necessary before you buy an item at an auction.

Law For Everyone

How secure are agents?

Whether such an appointment can be terminated or not depends on the agreement between that person and the principal.

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Guarantees under misconception

A guarantor can deny liability when a borrower defaults if the guarantee was obtained by fraud, misrepresentation or undue influence.

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