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Jun 19, 2019

How to Compile Your Living Will

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If you've been meaning to get your affairs in order, there is no better time than the present.

You may already have your Last Will and Testament in place, so go one step further and add a Living Will / Advance Health Directive.

Read through our guidelines and then use our free living will template to assist you with your document.

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Jun 17, 2019

Tenant Screening Tools

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A rental application form serves much more purpose than just recording details of a prospective tenant.

A savvy landlord can read a lot into what is disclosed as well as what is NOT disclosed.

Landlords could even make use of social platforms such as Facebook to learn more about prospective tenants!

Use our rental application template and edit it to suit your requirements.

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Jun 14, 2019

How to Formalize a Personal Loan Agreement

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So often a loan is extended to a friend or family member without recording the details and the repayment terms.

This is all fine and well until things go wrong and there's a dispute!

It is not difficult to draw up a loan agreement. Take a look at our guidelines covering:

  • The various repayment options
  • Whether to charge interest and what to do if you choose not to.

Then use one of our many free Promissory Note templates to assist you with your document.

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Jun 12, 2019

Durable Power of Attorney - Have Your Say Even If You Become Incapacitated

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Having this document in place is the only way to direct how your affairs must be handled should you become incapacitated.

It does not mean that you relinquish control of your affairs in the interim! Your decisions must be abided by until such time that you can no longer speak for yourself.

It may be called a durable, continuing, lasting or enduring power of attorney in your jurisdiction.

Review our guidelines and use our free template to assist you in compiling your document.

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Jun 10, 2019

Model Release for Minors

Our free photo release form is specifically tailored to make provision for a parent or legal guardian to enter into an agreement on behalf of a minor.

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If a child’s image will be used for a sensitive issue such as bullying or child abuse, the photographer could stipulate that on the form.

Similarly, if parents wish to exclude any specific use, that could be noted too.

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Jun 07, 2019

Employee Loan Agreement

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A borrower is normally in control of how and when repayments of a loan will be made.

However, an employer can simply deduct loan repayments from an employee's salary.

An employer should get the correct paperwork in order!

The employee should sign an acknowledgement of the debt AND should grant permission for deductions to be made by the employer.

Our free template is specifically tailored with the above in mind.

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Jun 05, 2019

Pet Sitting Contract

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As homeowner you need peace of mind that you beloved pets and home will be well cared for whilst you are away on holiday.

As an independent contractor offering this service, you need to have an agreement in place that will clearly spell out the terms and conditions to both parties.

Make use of our free sample contract and pet and owner information sheets.

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Jun 03, 2019

Referral Agreement - How to Clearly Define the Terms

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Entering into a referral agreement can be financially beneficial to a Company and the Agents promoting its products.

The Company can increase its presence in the market without incurring additional overheads and an Agent can earn money without having to carry inventory.

The key to a mutually beneficial relationship is in a fair value exchange and for both parties to understand exactly what the expectations and rewards are - and to have that in writing.

Review our sample legal document to assist you with compiling your agreement.

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May 30, 2019

Dog Walking Contract

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Our comprehensive free agreement includes:

  • A Veterinary Release Form
  • Pet Owner Information Sheet
  • Pet Information Sheet

If house sitting will be part of your service, you can incorporate relevant clauses from that template in your document.

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May 28, 2019

Real Estate Contract Forms

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We regularly see comments from both Landlords and Tenants about disputes arising and which course of action to follow.

The first question will always be: What is stipulated and agreed to in the Lease Agreement?

Quite often though, the answer is that they do not have a written agreement.

Landlord tenant law should not be a daunting subject for either party and both parties need to understand their rights and obligations.

We've compiled a variety of free landlord forms to use as templates. We also provide legal guidelines and links to your specific government pages where you can get even more information.

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May 24, 2019

Wedding Photography Checklist

Having a checklist on hand during this important assignment can make things so much easier for the wedding photographer.

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It can serve as a handy reminder of specific requests and a copy should be given to the photography coordinator so he/she will know what to look out for on the day.

The checklist is referenced in our free wedding photography contract and forms part of the complete agreement.

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May 22, 2019

Parental Medical Consent

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This is such a simple document to execute but it can have such a huge impact in a medical emergency when the parents cannot be reached quickly.

If your child will be spending time away from you, you can give a Medical Consent form to a trusted adult who will be with your child.

It will also be immensely useful to your childminder to have all the child's medical information at hand and could be vital to attending personnel in an emergency.

Use our free template to compile your form.

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May 20, 2019

Wedding Photography Contracts

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Photographers are most welcome to use our free legal form and adapt it to suit their requirements.

Prospective bridal couples should also take a look to see what is typically included in such an agreement!

We make provision for eventualities such as:

  • Retainer / Reservation deposit
  • Cancellation by either party
  • Ownership of copyright

    etc.

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May 17, 2019

Automobile Bill of Sale

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It may be a legal requirement of your local DMV to have a Bill of Sale when transferring ownership of a vehicle and many of the official sites publish a template.

Their main aim is to record the price paid for a specific vehicle upon which duties and or taxes will be levied.

However! They do not necessarily spell out the terms and conditions of the transaction to which buyer and seller agree.

Take a look at our free sample documents where you can achieve both:

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May 15, 2019

Is a Model Release Always Necessary?

Photographers don’t need a model release of anyone taken in a public space unless:

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  • You intend publishing the image and the person can be recognised. There are some exceptions! You don’t need a model release for use in a relevant news article or editorial or for artistic purposes.
  • The image will be used for advertising purposes or in any way that can seem as if the model is endorsing a product or service or organization (even non-profit).

We have a number of free sample model release forms for your use.

Continue reading "Is a Model Release Always Necessary?"

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