Teenage parties out of control and parents hiring security guards, ASIO proposals for new hacking laws, intellectual property and a Chinese museum stealing a local business logo, and callers to the openline.
This week: a detailed look at the child abuse royal commission, the proposed amendments to the commonwealth electoral Act regarding the formality of preference voting and proposed anti-discrimination laws.
Gun control in the US at the heart of the latest massacre, will Obama do anything, plain packaging on cigarettes now in place, and problem gamblers may be forced to hand over jackpot wins to charities.
This week: beware of skimmers hitting the streets ahead of Christmas, product returns and changes in policy, the ICAC latest, and changes allowing older workers to stand up for their rights, along with openline calls.
This week: Drinkwise have sent out a warning to parents who buy alcohol for their kids, they are actually doing more harm than good. Adoption Week and Adoption in Australia, and your calls to the Openline.
The proposal to make high risk public housing tenants pay a bond to save taxpayers money, changes to hands, why proposed laws for data breech notification will protect consumers, questions on the openline.
This week on the programme statutory declarations and your legal obligation, changes to worker's compensation, the changes to pool fencing legislation and how the public can get access to CCTV footage.
This week: are you unhappy with your bank, Luke takes your calls. Also, how to represent yourself in court, the line between freedom of speech and harassment, and media coverage of the Italian child custody case.
This Week: The legal implications of having underage drinkers in your home, see your accountant before your lawyer, teaching your teenager to drive, what to do when you lose your passport and Sharia Law.
This week: a look at the adoption process in Australia, warnings over pay pal scams, consumers to pay extra for wedding services, the appeal process, the role of the executor of a will, and openline callers.
This week: How to choose a good lawyer, a workplace advocate looks at the permissible time you can have off work, and the latest campaign to cut the blood-alcohol limit for drivers to 0.02 & choosing a private detective.
This week: Claiming compensation for injuries, new provocation laws and domestic abuse, just who is responsible for your bank account, intellectual property as Apple and Samsung battle it out, and your calls.
On this week's show, your rights when questioned by police. Plain-packaging of smoking; smoking in casinos and effects on bar staff, and everyone's a broadcaster but what are the laws and limitations?
This week: will the proposals to the 'right to remain silent' laws make it harder to prosecute? How the ANZ bank fees class action could affect the banking industry, and constitutional issues in the news.
Legal Matters with Tim Shaw every Sunday night on 2UE 954, with the latest news and issues regarding the law, your rights and how the law affects you. Send Tim your emails by clicking on the feedback button.
This week: the implication of social media posting photos of a man arrested for the murder of Thomas Kelly, the relationship between unions and ALP, and the father of a victim awarded thalidomide compensation.
This week on Legal Matters Tim Shaw asks if violence on the streets of Sydney is on the increase, whether the new replacement programme for weekend detention is working and the Holmes/Cruise settlement.
Tim Shaw 's Legal Matters asks who has access to criminal history checks & what happens to the grandparents when family relationships break down, plus Australia's last prison Governor John W Heffernan.