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
My mum had a very bad stroke and bleeding innt the brain.
Hi my mum had a very bad stroke and bleeding innt the brain. She has been in hospital now over 2 months. She can not speak normal and her right is very weak and she is not able to move her right hand … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
My friend is on aged pension but only receiving $134 a
My friend is on aged pension but only receiving $134 a fortnight from centerlink. She has a house she lives in and another house valued at $210,000 which is rented out at $250 a week … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Who can help me in the process of applying for enduring
Who can help me in the process of applying for enduring guardianship of my mother, i am her full time live in carer. Thank you Rosalie Wallace … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I wish to rescind a gift of deed that was given to me 3
I wish to rescind a gift of deed that was given to me 3 years ago. I don't think it has been registered. Due to the gift, the friend who gave it to me can't get govt. assistance to be in a nursing hom… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
My mother in law was accepted into a residential care home
my mother in law was accepted into a residential care home in 2012. The home did not take an accommodation bond as she only had $130,000..so she was accepted with the accomodation charge coming out of… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
My mother is going into a nursing home and doesn't own a
Hi my mother is going into a nursing home and doesn't own a home but has saved 78,000 to leave to her seven children, can she give the money to her children now or will it affect her payments in the n… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
I'm hope you can point me in the right D, I hope you will be
Hi I hope you will be able to point me in the right direction. I'm trying to help my niece, to be able to get access to the services for proper home care for her Mum and Dad. She is in Sydney, and has had to resign from her jop to take care of her parents. She has been caring for them for nearly three years. My brother (her father), has Parkinson's disease, and is in the early stages of Dementia, and my sister in law has got terminal cancer. I am 73years old, live in Perth WA, and am a fulltime carer for my wife, who in June 2015, was afflicted with an aneurysm, and stroke. At that time I was prepared for the worst, however, my wife is thriving now due to the care that the system here in WA. She will never be able to cope as normal but we have a good provider here in WA, thanks to the help from Human Services, and the ACA Team. As I am not as capable as what I used to be, l thank God that we have great services here. I am not an ACAT recipient, but my wife who is level 4, and that helps me to cope with her everyday needs. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Just recently my mother passed away in hospital. She did
Just recently my mother passed away in hospital. She did have a will prepared naming her carer as her execuator and a beneficiary. The circumstances are as follows:My mother has had a live in carer fo… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
I like to ask what government support could I have for my
I like to ask what government support could I have for my child.she is 9.5 years old and she come from overseas before 10 days.she is Australian sitizent and she start in public school this week.this is her first time in Australia. I heard the the government is paying about 200$ fortnight when the child is going on school.maybe there is another's government support.please for help … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
My mother in law is 93. She has lived in her own home up
My mother in law is 93. She has lived in her own home up until last Friday. Her health has been deteriorating significantly since Christmas. She is currently in hospital. She has been assessed by ACAT… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My mother is an 80 year old pensioner, and she also receives
My mother is an 80 year old pensioner, and she also receives a Comsuper payment each fortnight due to the death of my father in 2013. As executor of his will, I made the arrangements for the Comsuper … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a very IMPORTANT question.
Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a very IMPORTANT question. My mother is 76 years old and should be in a nursing home. Instead she has a friend looking after her as a full-time carrer. He has been… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My father is receiving an old age pension - he is 92. My Mum
My father is receiving an old age pension - he is 92. My Mum has passed away - Dad is now living in a nursing home - ACAT - High Care. We still have the family home and because Dad is high care we hav… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My Mother is 95yrs old, living in her home with my Brother,
My Mother is 95yrs old, living in her home with my Brother, but she needs to go into care. My Brother owns a 20% share of the house but was never put on the title. He is a freelance editor working fro… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
My Partner has children from a previous relationship and one
My Partner has children from a previous relationship and one child is now over eighteen so we are longer paying child support for him. The other child a girl of 17 years old. We have just transferd ca… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
My mother has been in aged care for some time without declaring
My mother has been in aged care for some time without declaring she owns her own home now she is thinking of selling it where will she stand with centrelink as she receives a pension… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 satisfied customers
I am obliged to pay the FTB A and or B to my sister, but what
I am obliged to pay the FTB A and or B to my sister, but what if she wants more than that. I certainly feel that she has taken this time to undermine me as a parent and do not want to pay her one red … read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
how can i stop my sister from using my demented mother from
how can i stop my sister from using my demented mother from signing legal papers to benifit herself?.… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,242 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

52,242 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