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
A friend is very distressed after a recent Family Court
A friend is very distressed after a recent Family Court hearing which awarded her daughter's ex partner unsupervised custody of her 4 year old grand daughter. The child lives with the daughter in a gr… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Defacto couple have separated and have a 3 year old
Second opinion] young defacto couple have separated and have a 3 year old daughter. mother insists on care as follows. child is suffering as it's very unstable. mother won't go to mediation. has been … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Interested in finding out about the rights of grandparents
Interested in finding out about the rights of grandparents in regard to visitation that has been terminated by the mother.… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Family Law, custody arrangements and access to legal advice
This is about family law. My brother spent $70,000 several years ago on going to court to get full custody of his son. He struggles now financially as a working single parent with no financial assista… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I am wandering if you would be able to help me with regards
I am wandering if you would be able to help me with regards XXXXX XXXXX grand daughter and seeing her. We are not sure for defrinate where she is as she was taken without her Dads permission but we th… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I Have a family situation involving my nephew, he had been
I Have a family situation involving my nephew, he had been in a defacto relationship and they have 2 children. Over the last 4-5 years it was a volatile situation. The partner of my nephew displayed s… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My daughter left her partner of 8 years when her child was
My daughter left her partner of 8 years when her child was 9 weeks old to live with my husband and I. Her ex has a criminal record, is a drug addict and has mental health issues, in which he was admit… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Today my daughter received a letter from Relationships Australia
Today my daughter received a letter from Relationships Australia on behalf of her ex's parents (grandparents). They are seeking mediation. We understand from this that my daughter must contact this de… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
I have a 6 month old daughter. Her father and I were no longer
I have a 6 month old daughter. Her father and I were no longer in a relationship when I found out I was pregnant. (We never lived together and the relationship only lasted a few months). For the last … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I would like to know what my brothers visitation rights are.
I would like to know what my brothers visitation rights are. He has one 2 and a half year old daughter whom he visits once a fortnight for a couple of hours at a children's indoor play centre. His ex … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My son who is currently living with me has his two year old
My son who is currently living with me has his two year old son also living with me. Hi ex de-facto wishes to see her son and has asked for unsupervised access. There is a real risk that one she has a… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My daughter lives in Victoria with her partner. They have twins
My daughter lives in Victoria with her partner. They have twins age 2. If she were to leave him and come to Adelaide without his permission what would be the outcome? She has no family support over th… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
My sons ex-de facto will not let him see his son on his own.
My son's ex-de facto will not let him see his son on his own. The child is now three years old. She insists on being with the child at all times. My son is now engaged to another woman, and they will … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
How final are final parenting orders My daughter has custody
How final are final parenting orders? My daughter has custody of her now 2 year old with the father only allowed supervised access-family court granted her the task of supervision. She has been to the… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My son is paying maintenance to a defacto he only lived with
My son is paying maintenance to a defacto he only lived with for approx 6mths. It was her second child(now 3) to a different man. The woman doesn't work, lives on Government monies and child Maintenan… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi. My son and his partner have recently separated. She has
Hi. My son and his partner have recently separated. She has a child from a previous relationship and they have a child between them. They separated last year for several months and got back together e… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My sons defacto, has taken daughter, he hasnt seen her for
My sons defacto, has taken daughter, he hasnt seen her for 3 weeks and is very stressed over the matter.She has taken out a domestic order against him, after an arguement he admitted he punched a whol… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I was in a defacto relationship with the father of my child.
I was in a defacto relationship with the father of my child. We separated when my daughter was 12 months old. The reason for separation was due to my daughter's father being very irresponsible and ver… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 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

32,717 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