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
In Western Australia I am about to sell my house and want to
In Western Australia I am about to sell my house and want to start legal proceedings about a boundary retaining wall before I sell it. It is not clear what form to use for a civil claim in the Distric… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I live in a mobile park here in sydney and the other day
I live in a mobile park here in sydney and the other day they a note was put into everyones mailbox, that they will be charging us 85% more for electricty.Staring this week I'm so worried because 85% … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Orate matter, QldLast year I requested permission to remove
QldLast year I requested permission to remove my bourndary fence in my courtyard because it was rotten. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
We have unit 3 in a block of 6 in Elwood that has a parking
We have unit 3 in a block of 6 in Elwood that has a parking space and a half share of a shed with unit 4. Since purchasing, the owner of unit 2 has fenced their private property (5 years ago already) … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Strata Units Is the common property land owned equally by
Strata Units Is the common property land owned equally by all unit owners or is it owned proportionally with each unit owner's unit entitlements. Also is the area that a public stair occupies consider… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
Hi, I have two property lots side by side each with their own
Hi, I have two property lots side by side each with their own title located within the Brisbane City Council Queensland. One vacant lot the other a house undergoing renovation, originally the house st… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
We live in a unit, where we share our back wall with our neighbour,
We live in a unit, where we share our back wall with our neighbour, but other than that we have no common property, no body corporate, totally separate titles. Our neighbours driveway runs down the si… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
Hi, I live in a unit in Victoria that was originally created
Hi, I live in a unit in Victoria that was originally created as part of a stratum subdivision. it was converted to a strata subdivision a few years later. However the plan that they used for the strat… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
Hi, What can I do, with a bad neighbour. We have a rental
Hi, What can I do, with a bad neighbour. We have a rental property, which consists of 3 units on a block. We own the back unit. There is no body corporate, as the home owners of the 2nd unit have refu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
Property/Owners Corporation Question (Victoria). My OC has
Property/Owner's Corporation Question (Victoria). My OC has no maintenance plan and tends to leave maintenance of areas under its responsibility until absolutely necessary or from sustained pressure f… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
I own half a duplex and have shared title of the land the building
I own half a duplex and have shared title of the land the building is on. Does the other owner have to discuss or ask me if they want to do things like erect a fence or operate a creche? George… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
My Strata Management have called a meeting to have owners
My Strata Management have called a meeting to have owners vehicles limited to the attached garage. Between my place and next door there is vacant space where we have been parking as has the other owne… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I own a premisis which is a lot on a Strata Subdivision on
I own a premises which is a lot on a Strata Subdivision on the ground floor. There is a lot immediately above me, on the first floor,the upper boundary of which is 10 metres above the floor level, whi… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
i live in a 10yr old unit and work away from home. my back
i live in a 10yr old unit and work away from home. my back yard extends to the wall on the unit behind mine. the neighbour erected a fence 1mitre in from the wall without notifying me. i came home and… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,241 satisfied customers
I live in NSW and built a brick dividing fence wholly on my
I live in NSW and built a block retaining wall and block dividing fence wholly on my property in 2008 which is rendered and painted on my side only. It was not constructed on the boundary as our diffi… read more
Peter G.
Peter G.
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
767 satisfied customers
A friend of mine ownes 35% of a strata title complex of 4 units.
A friend of mine ownes 35% of a strata title complex of 4 units. She has 5 sqaure metres of land that she pays rates for etc. The other strata title owners use this for parking etc, can she legally as… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
I live in Brisbane, QLD and need advice regarding property
I live in Brisbane, QLD and need advice regarding property law, in particular adverse possession. I have recently contacted my neighbour at the rear of my property to replace an existing fence that is… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
I have become the secretary of a body corporate, there are
I have become the secretary of a body corporate, there are 4 units on the site. The owners pay a yearly fee, the building insurance is payed from that, is the external fence the body corporates respon… 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

52,241 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