Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Australia Law Questions
My mother passed away from breast cancer in 2005 myself and
Hi my mother passed away from breast cancer in 2005 myself and younger brother never received anything from her death but my step father did nor did we receive anything from him. We both lived with ou… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My mother has just passed away and I was wondering if she
My mother has just passed away and I was wondering if she had any superannuation. I am the executor of her will. How do I find out if she did?. She worked for the company for 17 years and finished wor… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Is it possible to delay children receiving monies held in
is it possible to delay children receiving monies held in trust until they're 25 years old? their mum died in 2009 through medical negligence & we sued them- so there is considerable monies available … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
,can an insurance policy of a deceaced estate, be paid
Hi ,can an insurance policy of a deceaced estate, be paid out to a relative of deceaced (sister) when the Public Trustees are the administrators of the estate. and the insururace company did not compl… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I am a long term resident of Australia and suffered a severe motor
I am a long term resident of Australia and suffered a severe motor bike accident in July 2005. severe fractures to my right arm and leg. As a result I suffered a permanent incapacity to my right hand,… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
We recently lost our 24 y.o daughter to a car accident. We
We recently lost our 24 y.o daughter to a car accident. We made a claim to her superannuation fund who then asked her boyfriend to also make a claim. She had known him since school days and had a long… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Supporting 3rd party would like to get an idea of how much
Supporting 3rd party would like to get an idea of how much the estranged wife of her son - married for 3 years and 10 months - would be entitled to: Facts: August 1994 - offer made to Real Estate Agen… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I found out that I had a debt when I applied for a loan in
I found out that I had a debt when I applied for a loan in 2011, a debt I wasn't aware of but one that I cleared in 2003. I contacted the finance company and they were unable to assist me but said tha… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
Hi, hope you can help me 1997 I solely purchased a property
Hi, hope you can help me 1997 I solely purchased a property whilst working full time 2000 Met current husband 2000 Had his own painting and decorating business 2002 got married and lived in my house 2… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
My 42 year old son David Michael Scanlon has died leaving a
My 42 year old son David Michael Scanlon has died leaving a De Facto wife of 11 years and a six year old son from their marriage, both who are very much a part of our extended Scanlon family. He has n… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My father passed away 15 years ago when i was 5 years old.
My father passed away 15 years ago when i was 5 years old. He had told my mother that when he's gone ,my sister and myself would be well looked after. So after he did pass my grandmother came and stay… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
In a nut shell Length of relationship - 19.5 months (min
In a nut shell: Length of relationship - 19.5 months (min December 2007 to start August 2009). Two children born, Eldest born October 2008 and youngest October 2009. She did not bring any financial mo… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
The father of my grandchild, aged 5, was killed in a traffic
The father of my grandchild, aged 5, was killed in a traffic accident on Dec 19 in WA whilst working away. His mother (my daughter) and he didn't live together full time but he stayed at her rental ho… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My daughter died last year in a collision with a truck. She
My daughter died last year in a collision with a truck. She was five times over the legal limit making her insurance void. She and her husband were separated however he has been paid her superannuatio… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
How can I take action against a person who misrepresented himself
How can I take action against a person who misrepresented himself , thereby gaining access to my funds and taking them?… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
My mother died the day before redundancy was offered at her
My mother died the day before redundancy was offered at her workplace. Employees were aware that redundancies were to be offered and were waiting. Mum was on insurance leave as she had suffered a stro… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Principal Accredited Family Law Speciali
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
In 1982 my Uncle Arthur (A former bank manager) died. In his
In 1982 my Uncle Arthur (A former bank manager) died. In his probated will,(of which I have a copy), he allows for his wife Irene to have any income fom his estate, to keep and live in reasonable comf… read more
Katrina Bell
Katrina Bell
Barrister Sole
Bachelor's Degree
468 satisfied customers
My partner and I have separated after 28 years. I had insurance
My partner and I have separated after 28 years. I had insurance payouts in 1982 and 2003. Where do they sit in the settlement stakes? One was for Facial injuries in a car accident from which I suffer … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Sean

Sean

Experienced lawyer

855 satisfied customers

Law degree with 1st class honours from Australian National University.

Darren Kruse

Darren Kruse

Solicitor

16 satisfied customers

Practising in in Personal Injury, Workcover, Civil Disputes, Family, Wills and Estates and Criminal law.

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

33,424 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

31,751 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,663 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

Patrick H.

Patrick H.

Lawyer

5,422 satisfied customers

Dip Law LPAB - Sydney based lawyer

James D. Ford

James D. Ford

Solicitor

1,600 satisfied customers

Lawyer | Founder & CEO at Blue Ocean Law Group

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x