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
I have a will my 2daughters are executors but in these times
I have a will my 2daughters are executors but in these times if I am deceased they would not be able to get here so I need an executor here now my friend will do so has been a justice of peace … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
, my sister has power of attorney with her husband in
hello, my sister has power of attorney with her husband in my mothers estate, deceased May 2014. Small cash bequests have already been paid out. The residue of the estate to be divided equally between… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
I have been attempting to relinquish my ownership in a time
I have been attempting to relinquish my ownership in a time share arrangement called East Coast vacations (which was a 'gift' from my parents). The catch is that membership is based on 'ownership' of … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,235 satisfied customers
The Commonwealth Superannuation Act 1976 states that a claim
The Commonwealth Superannuation Act 1976 states that a claim as an eligible spouse must be a 'partner.' The Family Law Act 2008 states an eligible person may be a 'friend' not a "partner.' In the case… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,235 satisfied customers
My step sons mothers will states that "21 years from the
My step son's mother's will states that "21 years from the date of her death, her son will be deemed as though he has died" and the remainderman receives her inheritance. My step son has a life tenanc… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,235 satisfied customers
Good evening, My Father left a house to his grand daughter
Good evening, My Father left a house to his grand daughter to live in for all of her life. But my Father left the house to his 4 daughters. When the solicitor transferred the title out of my Father's … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,235 satisfied customers
My fathers will states that his grandchildren get equal shares
My fathers' will states that his grandchildren get "equal shares for their own absolute use and benefit upon attaining the age of twenty one years". Can an executor withhold payment to one of the twen… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,235 satisfied customers
What is definition of next of kin in Western Australian law?
What is the definition of next of kin with regards to Western Australian law, outside of the immediate family (mother, father, brother/sister or direct children)?… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
1)A Registrar of the court claiming its a valid will 2) The
1)A Registrar of the court claiming its a valid will it appears to me that the document was a testamentary instrument on its terms, that the deceased executed with testamentary intent, and that it was… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
What right or entitlement will I have from this relationship Since
What right or entitlement will I have from this relationship? Since the marriage proposal on Nov 2007, I have been in a defacto relationship from Feb 2008-feb2010. In June 2008, as the proposed date o… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
If you die and you have been living in a defacto relationship
If you die and you have been living in a defacto relationship for less than 6 months can your partner make a claim on your estate in Western Australia?… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
My new partner (jill )has left her defacto of three years and
My new partner (jill )has left her defacto of three years and I want to adviser regarding here chances of getting some share of his assets. My partner is originally from Kenya she met the ex online ov… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
What does a lady need to do to prove a defacto relationship Am
What does a lady need to do to prove a defacto relationship? Am Elderly lady with no asssets and no dependants living on aged pension. Began relationship with wealthy elderly man, still has own house … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi there, My father is about to remarry for the second time
Hi there, My father is about to remarry for the second time to a woman whom I believe is covertly looking at his estate to fund both her and her childrens lifestyle. He has a significant property in S… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
I am a sme sex de facto of fifteen years. I want to have my
I am a sme sex de facto of fifteen years. I want to have my name on the deeds to the house bought by my partner, or some other entitlement other than being in the will. What is the best course?… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
Dear Sir / Madam My son died aged 21 January 2009. At the
Dear Sir / Madam: My son died aged 21 January 2009. At the time he resided with his girlfriend at her parents home. He had previously separated from her in or around October 2007, and formed a full de… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi, you have previously answered a question for me, so I figured
Hi, you have previously answered a question for me, so I figured you might be able to help me again..If my son, who is in a de facto relationship, buys a unit, as an investment property for me to live… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
married for 23 years & defacto 5 yrs prior to same partner.
married for 23 years & defacto 5 yrs prior to same partner. family home is in husbands name and his deceased father's name (died 1983) couple had been in defacto relationship for 2 years in 1983. is w… 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 (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

52,235 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