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 daughter owns her own house ( valued recenty at $610K- title
My daughter owns her own house ( valued recenty at $610K- title is in her name she paid the initial deposit to purchase the house and has paid the mortgage for six years. For four years she has had a … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Leon. I am a private Carer to an elderly gentleman & paid
Hi Leon. I am a private Carer to an elderly gentleman & paid by Centrelink in this role. I did 3 years voluntary & 1 year paid. I look after him 7 days a week with sometime to do my own thing as I hav… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,683 satisfied customers
I was in a relationship and lived with a woman from 2006 till
I was in a relationship and lived with a woman from 2006 till 2012 when she left. the relationship had a few "breaks" when we lived apart but not for the last 4 years. She owned her house prior $300th… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I owned a block of land with a friend as tennants in common.
I owned a block of land with a friend as tennants in common. My friend was also my employer and due to personal differences terminated my employment. Although struggling I was still able to pay my sha… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My brother met a women 11 years ago. They have lived in his
My brother met a women 11 years ago. They have lived in his home together for 8 years but for the past 3 of years they have slept in separate rooms. He owned the home before he met her, and all the bi… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
1. In 1999 I purchased an investment property (16 Harris Street,
1. In 1999 I purchased an investment property (16 Harris Street, Balmain) in 1999 for $304,000 2. My daughter and her husband returned from the UK in late 1998 and lived with us rent free for 6 months… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,544 satisfied customers
My partner has moved into my house which i share with my 16
my partner has moved into my house which i share with my 16 year old daughter. I own the house outright and as her father is deceased I am her only surviving carer/financial support. What do I need to… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
hello there, I have been in a same sex relationship now for
hello there, I have been in a same sex relationship now for twenty two months, and we have purchased a property together as joint tenants. My former partner has offered a miniscule amount for me to wa… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,544 satisfied customers
I was in a relationship for three and a half year in this time
I was in a relationship for three and a half year in this time he purchesed a unit that we lived in together before this he lived at my parents house to save he also purchased a jetski and a new ute. … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My parents paid for the house I live in with my children, it
My parents paid for the house I live in with my children, it was purchased outright in my name only approx 4 years ago my defacto made no contribution to the purchase. the history of that : I owned ou… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I was in a gay relationship for 10 years, my partner and I
I was in a gay relationship for 10 years, my partner and I lived together for 9 years. My partner earns much more than I do and he paid the bills though he was more than happy to do so, He owned a fla… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I live in Australia, I have lived with my partner for just
I live in Australia, I have lived with my partner for just over 3 years in a de facto relationship, in this time we purchased a property in his name for us both to live in and renovate, we have been l… read more
Richard
Richard
Bachelor's Degree
48 satisfied customers
Hi. I have just split up with my partner of 13 years, and
Hi. I have just split up with my partner of 13 years, and I need advice on the distribution of assets. When we got together I owned my home. He brought nothing but personal effects to the relationship… read more
Richard
Richard
Bachelor's Degree
48 satisfied customers
My partner and I have split, and we had a block of land and
My partner and I have split, and we had a block of land and the purchase price was $266,000 (incl stamp duty). My half as I see it was $133,000 of which at the time of purchase I paid $107,000 leaving… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I recieved the 1st home buyers grant which I contributed to
I recieved the 1st home buyers grant which I contributed to the apparment we purchased in both names on July 2007. My partner is English and gained a permanent visa in May 2009 knowing the relationshi… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
If one was in a defacto relationship for 4 years but has acquired
If one was in a defacto relationship for 4 years but has acquired a home prior to this relationship and sells it while in the relationship, is that partner legally allowed to the profits? When I sold … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Defacto relationship of 8 years. Four years spent overseas,
Defacto relationship of 8 years. Four years spent overseas, last four years in Noosa. Male owns house both have been living in - in his name. Has owned the house for approximatley 20 years. Has about … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I reside in Queensland. Is my relationship considered defacto
I reside in Queensland. Is my relationship considered "defacto" under the Property Law Act if it lasted less than 1 year? We are male/female and we bought a dwelling together with my deposit contribut… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
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.

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.

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

35,824 satisfied customers

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

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

33,544 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,683 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.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x