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 wife is a legal secretary in a law firm which has sold
My wife is a legal secretary in a law firm which has sold out to another law firm. The firm buying the firm in the contract of sale made it clear that it would not be taking over the employment of the staff of the firm it is buying and that it is the vendor's responsibility to terminate all staff in its employment and to pay out all their entitlements. Hence my wife's entitlements would include any remaining holiday pay, long service and superannuation. Is she also entitled to redundancy payment? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
My girlfriend has had a commercial property in her name with
My girlfriend has had a commercial property in her name with her sisters for years. She also owned a business for ten years. Her ex partner at the time also worked in the business yet failed to pay the GST. The tax office of coarse are contacting her. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
I have started a partnership wedding business with a friend
Hi Daniel, I have started a partnership wedding business with a friend two years ago. I invested about 10k for camera equipment, and she got her brother to spend about 10k for wedding gowns and decora… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
If we cannot pay a finance company and have already returned
If we cannot pay a finance company and have already returned the item Last year early and they sell it for a fraction of what was owed, where do we stand? We have sold all our equipment to pay off as … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
I have been recorded both on video and sound recording in a
I have been recorded both on video and sound recording in a private situation. This situation was in the car of my boss as he gave me a lift home from work at my husbands request. The recording has be… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
My question is this - recently we had a car for sale and a
My question is this - recently we had a car for sale and a friend of our daughter wanted to buy it. Before she bought the car, she wanted to replace the cracked windscreen (which we agreed on) however… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Hello My son has a motor vehicle under finance in his name
Hello My son has a motor vehicle under finance in his name alone however the vehicle is registered in his wife's name, due to his deteriorated financial situation he needs to sell the car but his wife… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Hi, My partner and I lent my sister $10,000 approximately 3
Hi, My partner and I lent my sister $10,000 approximately 3 years ago. She has paid $2,500. Recently she sold her property and bought another. We have not spoken since April 12. I have txt her and ask… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
My daughter has gone guarantor for her husband to purchase
My daughter has gone guarantor for her husband to purchase a $300,000 truck to use in his trucking business. His business has debts far greater than the value of the truck. If he goes insolvent or ban… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
A live together relationship has existed for 15 years. When
A live together relationship has existed for 15 years. When we met I owned a car,house, commercial sheds and a boat and a business. She owned nothing except a broken business which I resurected, sold … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
I financed a car and my partner registered in her name. We
I financed a car and my partner registered in her name. We have split and i still have finance in my name. She pays the loan amount each month into the finance account. But this hangs over my head as … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
when in a general parnership, and one partner goes bankrupt,
when in a general parnership, and one partner goes bankrupt, and the other cannot get funds to buy out, apart from bank reposesing is there any other option? One partner can continue as is and sustain… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Hello im not sure if theres anything i can do,but i was in
Hello i'm not sure if there's anything i can do,but i was in a relationship for 14yrs. We moved in together after the 1st 4 yrs to a home he bought whitch was paid by him but maintained by me cooking … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
my wife went garantuer for our son for him buy a car with out
my wife went garantuer for our son for him buy a car with out my knowledge, my wife and i are business partners and we do not take a wage. Is she responsible to make the car payments now that he is go… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
I am a dirctor and equal partner owner of pty business,due
I am a dirctor and equal partner owner of pty business,due to an AVO and continued bullying by my x I was advised by my solicitor not to go back near business. This made sence at the time but happened… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
My daughter who built a house with a former fiance, they broke
My daughter who built a house with a former fiance, they broke up, after 15 months apart the former fiance wanted his share of any profits in the house. I decided to help my daughter out to refinance … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
14,361 satisfied customers
My husband is about to have our car repossessed for a debt,
My husband is about to have our car repossessed for a debt, it is registered in his name but co owned by myself, it is insured in both our names, do i have any rights to stop repossession or retrieve … read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
i had some furniture remove from my house three mounths ago
i had some furniture remove from my house three mounths ago by my freind who was staying at house as guest...reported to local police when i found out furniture was gone and was told that it was a civ… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 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:

Deborah Awyzio

Deborah Awyzio

Solicitor

863 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience

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

52,229 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

18,693 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,501 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

< 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