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
7 years ago a family member died and my partner was named as
7 years ago a family member died and my partner was named as co-executor with he brother. There was another brother and a sister in the will. Property consisted of a family home, 2 investment properti… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I am co-executor with my brother of my mother's will. We are
I am co-executor with my brother of my mother's will. We are both beneficiaries of her estate together with our sister. My brother wishes to purchase an asset of the estate, an apartment at below its … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My sister is drawing up her Will - her beneficiary being her
My sister is drawing up her Will - her beneficiary being her husbane - if he predeceases, her beneficiaries are her two adult children in equal shares. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Mary Bourke, Phillip Island:Re interpretation of a clause
Mary Bourke, Phillip Island: Re interpretation of a clause in a deceased estate's Will. I am co executor of my aunt's Will and require clarification of a Clause 6 in her Will regarding the extent of d… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
I am power of attorney with my brother and sister that brother
I am power of attorney with my brother and sister that brother and sister are also executor now after a family falling out with my sister she wants to come off as executor and put other brother in her… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Hello-My mother died recently, and in her Will, she left her
Hello-My mother died recently, and in her Will, she left her home unit to me, conditional upon me paying my sister an amount equal to one quarter of the value of the Unit. My problem is that I do not … read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
In a pending inheritance case in Austria , my lawyer ask me
In a pending inheritance case in Austria , my lawyer ask me about Australia legal system. The question is : It is possible that a son in law can sign a last will in Australia ? In according to Austria… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
my father died last year, the executor (my brother in law)
my father died last year, the executor (my brother in law) always refers to dad's house as his, his wife (my sister & equal beneficiery) & I have purchased the house with a view to transform the house… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
A house I wish to purchase is owned 50% by my father-in-law
A house I wish to purchase is owned 50% by my father-in-law and 50% by the estate of his late partner who died 4 years ago. In the late partner's will, which has been through probate, it stated that i… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
My father remarried and they both had children from a previous
My father remarried and they both had children from a previous marriage. His wife (Greta) died in 1997 and my father died recently, so now we have to distribute the residual estate to her 4 children. … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi, my mother died recently and left a fairly confusing will
Hi, my mother died recently and left a fairly confusing will which more or less left a straight split between her four offspring one of which is me, it has turned out that one of the siblings has in f… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Is there any consequence to a Lawyer for knowingly misleading
Is there any consequence to a Lawyer for knowingly misleading a client? eg. telling an executor of an estate that family/beneficiary mediation could not take place until after the Will was probated? (… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Needing information for elderly pensioners in 90s with very
Needing information for elderly pensioners in 90's with very outdated wills. Understanding is that present wills leave their estate firstly to each other ie. spouses and then later the house to one si… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My Mum has recently passed away (Queensland Resident), and
My Mum has recently passed away (Queensland Resident), and she updated her will approximately six months ago. She has signed every page with her witnesses, however she has not signed the statement of … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My daughter died last year in a collision with a truck. She
My daughter died last year in a collision with a truck. She was five times over the legal limit making her insurance void. She and her husband were separated however he has been paid her superannuatio… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
Hello. My sister is the executor of my brothers will. The
Hello. My sister is the executor of my brother's will. The estate has been finalised but she is delaying distributing funds to myself and my parents without reason. Despite the will stating that his w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,229 satisfied customers
My mum in law passed away last December and left a will for
My mum in law passed away last December and left a will for my husband. It has been on hold since then. My sister in law who got her estate is the executor of my husband's will. The family house in Re… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 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

52,229 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