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
I have a DA (with minor conditions). I've found a builder.
Hi. I have a DA (with minor conditions). I've found a builder. When should I sign a building contract? Should I wait for construction cert? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Council issues a DA in 1998 for the construction of a rural
Council issues a DA in 1998 for the construction of a rural dwelling. There were conditions attached (the usual such as fire, building cons. Cert, etc) as well as a requirement to construct and have d… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
As a result of a storm last week, I had to get a roof tiler
Second opinion] As a result of a storm last week, I had to get a roof tiler in to repair a break. He informed me that the capping tiles on my plus the 2 other units have never been sealed. Although th… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
We work for 4 Volume builders in Victoria: Boutique Homes
Hi,We work for 4 Volume builders in Victoria: Porter Davis Boutique Homes (ABN Group) Henley (Henley Arch Pty Ltd) Carlisle HomesThese 3: Porter Davis, Boutique Homes (ABN Group), Henley (Henley Arch … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
As a result of a storm last week, I had to get a roof tiler
As a result of a storm last week, I had to get a roof tiler in to repair a break. He informed me that the capping tiles on my plus the 2 other units have never been sealed. Although the units are 12 y… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
We have done several plastering works for homes. They owe us
we have done several plastering works for Porter Davis homes. They owe us over 7k for 4 different jobs. they say they are not happy with pricing or quality of works, but over 1 month we never received… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
I have a house that is now 9 years old, which I bought
I have a house that is now 9 years old, which I bought directly from the builder in 2010. In the recent February Townsville rain and flood event, I sustained some damage to my roof in a particular are… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I made a call to AAMI in November 2018 to check the roof on
I made a call to AAMI in November 2018 to check the roof on a suggestion by my heater technician made to me in November 2018. The AAMI engineer report stated that 1) “a tie bolt truss system was fitte… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I built a home app 8 years ago. About 2 years in the indoor
I built a home app 8 years ago. About 2 years in the indoor tiles started to lift and the grout came out. For app 1.5 years my wife was on her hand and knees fixing it until it became so bad I called … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Want to know where I stand with payment dispute for poor
Hi, want to know where I stand with payment dispute for poor workmanship, can you help with that? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My home is four and a half years old. We have extensive
My home is four and a half years old. We have extensive cracking, plaster and cornice fell off. Cornice repaired but not repainted. First complained to the builder 1 year ago, still have not given us … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
I have been renting a brand new house thru Agents in Sunbury
I have been renting a brand new house thru Agents in Sunbury Vic weeks now. The Agents have been trying to get the builders to complete the house thru me, they have failed to attend appoint. & the age… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
We have a house that is six years old. the garage roof is coming
We have a house that is six years old. the garage roof is coming down in two corners and is sitting on top of the roller door and all of the plaster sheets are bowed. We have had the building commisio… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
what to do?? January 2009 we paid $27000 to our builder to
what to do?? January 2009 we paid $27000 to our builder to pay a company for our eco paneling after lots of excuses, bad winter mid 2010 we find they aren't delivering our goods and have gone into liq… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
IN 2006 i CONTRACTED A BUILDER TO RENOVATE MY HOUSE ($400,000).
IN 2006 i CONTRACTED A BUILDER TO RENOVATE MY HOUSE ($400,000). WE PAID $350,00 AND THEN DISCOVERED AT THE COMPLETION JUNE 2006 THAT OUR BUILDER WAS NOT A REGISTERED DOMESTIC BUILDER ( HE WAS A COMMER… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
what do you do when a kit home supplier supplies the wrong
what do you do when a kit home supplier supplies the wrong components wrong engineering plans & gives false information to all authorities?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Paid $6,500 early Aug 10 for solar panel system (SA). Not yet
Paid $6,500 early Aug 10 for solar panel system (SA). Not yet supplied-when installer finally came out in Oct we were told panels could not go where first told by Australsun rep due to roof trusse spa… read more
Expert
Expert
i am a sub contractor carpenter, working with brother. Builder
i am a sub contractor carpenter, working with brother. Builder could not provide adequate scaffolding to complete job after asked. we agreed verbally with builder for an extension on the plan. builder… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 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:

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

33,424 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

31,751 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,670 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

James D. Ford

James D. Ford

Solicitor

1,600 satisfied customers

Lawyer | Founder & CEO at Blue Ocean Law Group

< 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