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 Husband and I have EPOA over my Mother in laws accounts
My Husband and I have EPOA over my Mother in laws accounts and the back has frozen her joint account and will not allow us access to her accounts … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My father in law recently passed away, in his will, the
Hello there, my father in law recently passed away, in his will, the money from his estate is to be distributed between the four children. 4 years ago, his wife left him and they sold the property the… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Ellen, My wife and i have joint bank accounts, we are both
My wife and i have joint bank accounts, we are both elderly, and we were wondering if one of us should pass will the other partner still have access to the accounts or will they be frozen until the will is finalised. Also we have several accounts direct debited from these bank accounts, such as electricity, house insurance, car insurance, private health insurance etc. What would happen to these accounts if the bank accounts are frozen. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
For over 20 years I have had a personal account, joint
For over 20 years I have had a personal account, joint personal account with my partner and a business account with a bank. The business is now in a liquidation process through as business liquidator … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
How do I unfreeze a frozen bank account by my Husband.
How do I unfreeze a frozen bank account by my Husband … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
My husband has stolen money from a joint bank account.
My husband has stolen money from a joint bank account … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I was enduring power of attorney for my elderly mother and
Hi, i was enduring power of attorney for my elderly mother and she has passed away. i am a additional cardholder to her account and i am the executor of her will.what are my rights in relation to this… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
Victoria, I think that our business account has been frozen.
I think that our business account has been frozen. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I hope someone can give me some answers and things to do in
Hello, I hope someone can give me some answers and things to do in regard to a joint bank account held with my ex-partner which has been frozen. She said to me she would go to the bank on Friday to fi… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
In Queensland before probate issues can an executor give a
In Queensland before probate issues can an executor give a charge over a Term Deposit or real estate as security for a Bank Loan for the ongoing expenses involved in running a farm. (Pending issuance … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
Hi, If a persons bank accounts are linked to mine, am I still
Hi, If a persons bank accounts are linked to mine, am I still allowed to operate the account or pull out funds after death? Having all passwords of the desseced accounts, which were given to me and op… read more
Peter G.
Peter G.
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
767 satisfied customers
Can a Joint bank account be frozen by one partner in a company
Can a Joint bank account be frozen by one partner in a company to deny access to funds to the other partner?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
My wife and I have a joint bank account. If one of us dies
My wife and I have a joint bank account. If one of us dies can the other draw on the account after the death. If so how does this affect probate. If both of us die together can one of our two children… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
Hi, My partner and I are not married. We have been together
Hi, My partner and I are not married. We have been together for 9 years. 4 in Australia where we have lived together in an apartment where we both have signed the rental agreement. I was born in Melbo… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I am a uk citizen and living Austalia on a tempary partnership
I am a uk citizen and living Austalia on a tempary partnership visa. My husband no longer wants to be married if he starts divorce proceedings can he get half the money in my bank account it is the mo… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Principal Accredited Family Law Speciali
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
My mother passed away recently. She was living in an aged care
My mother passed away recently. She was living in an aged care facility, had approximately $25,000 in a bank account and approximately $75,000 on deposit with the nursing home. My brother (domiciled i… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
If everything is left to your husband in your will, is he able
If everything is left to your husband in your will, is he able to access monies in a savings account that is just in your name, or is that money frozen until probate & the will is all finalized? Is he… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
hello, During the victorian bushfires I lost my sister and
hello, During the victorian bushfires I lost my sister and her husband which we are still waiting for coroners release my problem is I dont trust her husbands brother who is looking after his side of … read more
Luis Batalha
Luis Batalha
Director
Bachelor's Degree
2 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

52,678 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