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
We have just sold our small business. The funds received from
We have just sold our small business. The funds received from the sale have been paid into the company cheque account. We will now be retiring - can we access these funds without them being charged to… read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
49,452 satisfied customers
I own a property in my individual name. I have a business
I own a property in my individual name. I have a business which uses some space of this property. The business is trading under a company; this company also acts as the Trustee for my Family Trust. Th… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
This question is about negotiating an out-of-court
This question is about negotiating an out-of-court settlement with my ex-de-facto partner (Queensland). The relationship ended approximately December 2011. We were involved as partners in two business… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Me and my defacto bought a house n NSW 8 years ago. Because
Me and my defacto bought a house n NSW 8 years ago. Because we both had finance on other houses at the time our income was not enough to borrow for this house we now live in, so my defactos brother he… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I have help a NZ friend to set up an Australian company
Hi, I have help a NZ friend to set up an Australian company in 2013 for her to run her business here. I have agreed without any monetary rewards to become the sole director, public officer and secreta… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
I am 55 I retired from work in july 2014 after reaching 55.
I am 55 I retired from work in july 2014 after reaching 55. I withdrew my superannuation from from PSS which an old government superannuation scheme. I received 139,000. This was money from a family l… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
We are considering placing the family home into an existing
We are considering placing the family home into an existing Family Trust. The main purpose is to have the family home as an investment for the three children upon our death as a income rental property… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Hi, I need advice on a matter that is both family law/tax
Hi, I need advice on a matter that is both family law/tax and perhaps could be a civil case. Outline: P and G separated 5 years ago both were directors in a business, P as the principal and licence ho… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
Hi Leon, yes my husband and another gentleman are both directors
Hi Leon, yes my husband and another gentleman are both directors in a company but the other director wants to resign from the company due to health issues. He was co-signatory on 2 x Westpac HP Loans … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
Hi David, I am one of three co-executors for our parents wills.
Hi David, I am one of three co-executors for our parents wills. With the permission of the other two executors and appropriate paperwork completed, I have gathered all of the proceeds of my parents as… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
Having sold my shares in a motel business in January 2012,
Having sold my shares in a motel business in January 2012, I have just received my tax return from our accountant, in my family trust there has been management advice & consulting services added to th… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am a franchisee of a national cafe chain, my franchised business
I am a franchisee of a national cafe chain, my franchised business being registered and operating in WA, within a major shopping centre. The shop is a kiosk in one of the major malls of the shopping c… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My Partner and brother have an opportunity to combine their
My Partner and I are looking at going into a business opportunity with his brother to combine their existing franchises, the owner of the franchise has put an offer through to us with the agreement be… read more
RJBLAW
RJBLAW
Principal
Bachelor's Degree
327 satisfied customers
I am in a property settlement dispute with my ex husband and
I am in a property settlement dispute with my ex husband and have discovered the he has systematically raided large amounts of cash from our real estate business to purchase personal goods and service… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
my partner has just left .I have purchased 3 properties in
my partner has just left .I have purchased 3 properties in the last 6 months all in my name (2 nd time relationship). the other asset is my home. How do I run these properties. Main residence I owe on… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,915 satisfied customers
I am currently in a same-sex defacto relationship of 3.5 years.
I am currently in a same-sex defacto relationship of 3.5 years. Approx 12mths ago we purchased a home together in joint names, however I provided the entire deposit, paid all costs and to date have co… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
How to remove a director legally in an australian Pty ltd company
How to remove a director legally in an australian Pty ltd company where a director is a 42% shareholder in the company.… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
Defacto property settlement (NSW) - I was in a 6 year defacto
Defacto property settlement (NSW) - I was in a 6 year defacto relationship which ended almost 11 months ago. In 2007 we purchased a house value $385k in my name only, mortgage in my name. We borrowed … 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

51,915 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