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'm so happy you had a good experience with Melis! Do you
I'm so happy you had a good experience with John Melis! Do you have any follow-up legal questions or can we help with anything else (taxes, wills, custody, etc.)? It's included! John, is there any way… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
P*** and I am employed as a manager at Waterfront Apartments
My Name is******** and I am employed as a manager at Waterfront Apartments in Hervey Bay in QLD. I have been getting bullied and verbally attacked by one of the directors since November last year. This has been happening on a regular basis. I do need to speak to someone about this issue as today was the last straw and again I have been told that he would get someone to else to do my job. Can you direct me to someone that I can call please … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My insurer has accepted a claim which i know to be
My insurer has accepted a claim which i know to be illegitimate and i want to know what avenues of appeal / review of the decision i have. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I recently resigned from my job after 3 weeks of leave from
I recently resigned from my job after 3 weeks of leave from work related stress. Initially I gave a verbal resignation and rang back 4 hours later to retract resignation. My manager said "No you are t… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I am wondering if my previous employer has a case ( I am
Hi I am wondering if my previous employer has a case ( I am extremely stressed about it after the abuse he gave me over the phone) I handed in my notice last week they wanted me to leave the next day … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
My brother died from suspected overdose December 2013 while
My brother died from suspected overdose December 2013 while at his ex partners home who is a psychiatric nurse with Queensland health. She is on different types of medication and these were found in h… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
I am a deputy manager of an aged care facility. I have worked
I am a deputy manager of an aged care facility. I have worked there for 7 months.I was taken into an office the other day by my manager and the regional manager and told that "the job didn't fit me we… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
HI, I had an arguement with an employee 2 weeks ago, she resigned
HI, I had an arguement with an employee 2 weeks ago, she resigned and I sacked her, I owed her approx $80, I know I was wrong in holding the payment but this person started to play games and reported … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
How much notice (written or verbal) does a manager have to
How much notice (written or verbal) does a manager have to give you if they are going to fire you in probationary period?… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My son was terminated from a gold mine in the Northern Territory
My son was terminated from a gold mine in the Northern Territory for alleged missconducted in the accommodation village, first it was alleged he was throwing beer cans at power lines but when it was f… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
In March, i spoke with my companies HR department and asked
In March, i spoke with my companies HR department and asked for assistance due to persistent ongoing bullying - verbal and psychological I was experiencing from two specific colleagues. This matter ca… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Unfair Dissmal,Good Morning I am in a situation where I beleive
Unfair Dissmal,Good Morning I am in a situation where I beleive that I have been set up by my employees and as as a consquece I have had "off the record" conversations with my boss's who have made it … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
i was 16 yrs old when i told a friend that my uncle was sexualy
i was 16 yrs old when i told a friend that my uncle was sexualy assulting me , friends mother reported it and i wasnt to go back to my home that afternoon the put me with foster parents for the time b… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Good morning I recently offered my resignation as CEO of
Good morning I recently offered my resignation as CEO of a not for profit organisation. The President of the Board tried to persuade me to stay and became aggressive when I refused to withdraw my noti… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I have been verbally abused at work by a senior manager, he
I have been verbally abused at work by a senior manager, he was yelling and called me a peanut, I told him not to call me a peanut but he continued to do so said the other employees were mocking me an… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My husband was terminated Wed 26 Oct 2011 as satated in his
My husband was terminated Wed 26 Oct 2011 as satated in his termination letter - conduct engaging in assult. He worked for a body employing people with people with dissabilities. We are not allowed to… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am a small business owner with 5 employees (including myself)
I am a small business owner with 5 employees (including myself) and may have to terminate employment for an employee for continued disrespect, insubordination and for not following written and verbal … 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:

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

7,663 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