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
Need some advice from a divorce lawyer please. No assets
We are separated but only thing we need to sort out is house and superannuation entiltlment… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I am in the middle of a property settlement for divorce. My
I am in the middle of a property settlement for divorce. My ex husband has put it on me to pay the $458,000 loan secured against my property that was purchased with motor vehicle accident money in 2004. I was then injured again (spinal injuries) in the mining industry 2013. Of the $458,000 loan my ex husband has admitted spending $336,000 of the loan, I've spent $122,000. I am now classified as Total Permanent Disability and am unable to work in a typical way to even repay the debt. He earns $200,000 per annum as a full time mining employee. My ex husband is saying I am the loan owner as my compensatory property is security for the loan however, he is the financial component as, I was not working at the time the loan was taken out due to my injuries. The loan is in joint names. Whom is responsible for repayments in a situation such as this when I cannot work to make repayments? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My husband and I are divorced and he still lives in the our
My husband and I are divorced and he still lives in the our property which is in both our names. He is willing to give me 55% of the house once its sold. His 45% he wants to keep 20,000 dollars and pu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I have been separated from my wife for four and a half years
I have been separated from my wife for four and a half years after 22 years of marriage. I have not yet done a settlement or divorced but have lived with my de-facto for four years. Does the court tak… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My wife and I are undertaking financial separation, prior to
My wife and I are undertaking financial separation, prior to obtaining a divorce. There are only two assets to be divided: 1. Our combined superannuation. 2. Our equity in our house which is held 50-5… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
I am wondering what property rights I have if my relationship
I am wondering what property rights I have if my relationship ends with my current partner. I moved into his house in May 2000 (I was homeless, having just sold my home & in the process of building an… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
My wife and I separated amicably after 19 years of marriage.
My wife and I separated amicably after 19 years of marriage. As part of the financial split my wife opted for a cash settlement in lieu of half my superannuation. 2 years on, She is now filing for div… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My husband and I separated in April 2010. Our three children
My husband and I separated in April 2010. Our three children and I still live in the jointly owned family home. All three children have suffered physical, verbal and emotional abuse from their father.… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hi I am separated from my ex husband, & still yet to reach
Hi I am separated from my ex husband, & still yet to reach an agreement with our property settlement in particular, house & superannuation. We still have a morgage on our property & he continues to pa… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
If a husband and wife were to get divorced and cohabitat their
If a husband and wife were to get divorced and cohabitat their jointly owned home would they be considered single for purposes of claiming the single rate of aged pension? David H… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My marriage has had a number of rough trots and Im thinking
My marriage has had a number of rough trots and I'm thinking whether my wife and I are better off separated or so some other mutual arrangement. We have been married 24 years so this is no easy decisi… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Principal Accredited Family Law Speciali
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
my wife and myself are married for almost 7 years, since november
my wife and myself are married for almost 7 years, since november separated. We have a house, which I paid fully and in my name. The value increase since than is 155000,00. We had till recently a join… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
If divorced, and need to sell house where ex-wife and 2 children
If divorced, and need to sell house where ex-wife and 2 children are residing, what would be the split in the sale of the house?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My current partners wife left the marriage 14 years ago.
My current partner's wife left the marriage 14 years ago. An informal agreement was reached regarding property settlement and the house was valued and he purchased her half and had the deed title chan… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
If the male partner in a divorce earns less than the female
If the male partner in a divorce earns less than the female partner does this entitle the male partner to an equal share of the assets? This has always been the case throughout the marriage. The diffe… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
Hi my wife earns approximatly $113000. I earn with super $83000. Our
Hi my wife earns approximatly $113000. I earn with super $83000. Our house is valued at about $260000. We owe $178000. I pay the mortgage and a larger share of the bills i.e phone, health insurance, h… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
Hi there, my boyfriend has been separated from his wife for
Hi there, my boyfriend has been separated from his wife for 16 years. He now wants a divorce. Two kids are now aged 20 and 17- (18 in January). He stayed on at the property- she left with the kids. HE… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
If my wife leaves home i.e we are separated and I decide after
If my wife leaves home i.e we are separated and I decide after she has left that I want to build a home, is she entitled to any part of it as I carried all this out after we separated… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Principal Accredited Family Law Speciali
Bachelor's Degree
863 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