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
Protection of property from an unforeseen debt. In
Protection of property from an unforeseen debt. In conjunction with 1 other person, I own a house in a tenant in common arrangement, so we each have seperate and distinct shares of the house. There is… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Leon. This rather complicated. At present, I own a 50% share,
Hi Leon. This rather complicated. At present, I own a 50% share, as tenants in common, in a house with my brother. Current mortgage is $170k. I bought the house in 1998 and owed $50k on the property w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
If a couple who has not been in a defacto relationship buys
If a couple who has not been in a defacto relationship buys a property but one contributes a much larger deposit and the share is 50 / 50 as tennants in common. Can the person who put in much less sti… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Do you know of any property contracts that include the following:Purch
Do you know of any property contracts that include the following: Purchaser purchases a percentage of the property (say in the range of 33-50%). Purchaser then takes on 100% of rates, insurance (compu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi, My husband and I have been seperated for 2 years and 3
Hi, My husband and I have been seperated for 2 years and 3 months. We still have a home loan together and also a son who is about to turn 3. He has moved in with his new girlfriend and her 2 children … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
A number of questions on the same matter Q1 Situation
Hi A number of questions on the same matter Q1 Situation Husband seperates from pregnant wife with no finacial support from husband. Wife remains in matramonial home. Wife continues to pay all mortgag… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My former partner and I own a dwelling house as tenants in
My former partner and I own a dwelling house as tenants in common. My share as described on the Title is 75% and his is 25%. His original financial contribution to our partnership was $10,000 to my $6… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My friend who is leaving with me since 1995 sold her property.
My friend who is leaving with me since 1995 sold her property. She offered to buy 25% share of my property for $112,500 (current market value is $450,000). I still have a fixed mortgage loan for $130,… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
i own a property with my partner and we both lived in the property
i own a property with my partner and we both lived in the property until recently we seperated and i have chosen to stay in the house and he has moved out. we have both decided we wont to keep the hou… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
If A and B own a property as tenants in common” and A wishes
If A and B own "a property" as “tenants in common” and A wishes to sell it's share, A must apply to VCAT under the Property Law act to have the property sold. If B didn't wish to sell it's share, and … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Could you please tell me how to remove someone from a Family
Could you please tell me how to remove someone from a Family Trust. We have a family member who enticed our elderly parents to form a family trust on the house and then they borrowed $130,000 against … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
On 26-3-2001, I was gifted a half-share in a property (House
On 26-3-2001, I was gifted a half-share in a property (House and Land) in Victoria, Australia, and the title to the property became held by two tenants-in-common, of whom I was one of the tenants in c… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I have owned a property with a friend of many years. Our ownership
I have owned a property with a friend of many years. Our ownership is as Tenants in Common. Things have broken down between us and she has told me she will buy out my share. We have both agreed that o… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My wife and I own a holiday property with my brother in law
My wife and I own a holiday property with my brother in law and his wife (we are tenants in common with 25% holding each).. My brother in law wishwes to sell out. We and they have obtained three certi… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
A male friend and I own a house as tenants in common. He lives
A male friend and I own a house as tenants in common. He lives in the house but I live i my own unit. The question is how can I access my share of the house if I need the money?… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
I purchased a property with my ex partner, for him it was his
I purchased a property with my ex partner, for him it was his first property, for me mt second and I used my house as guarantor. It will be a year in August this year. What are my options. I transferr… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
My defacto partner and I have separated. I remain in the house
My defacto partner and I have separated. I remain in the house that we joint own. He moved out. My ex partner enters the house without my permission. Has he the right to do this or does he have to ask… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My partner and I have a Tenants in Common home loan of $129000.
My partner and I have a Tenants in Common home loan of $129000. I have just sold a property and intend to pay $60000 off the loan, save $84000 and take 16 years off the life of the loan. What do we ne… 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