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
Name name is on my daughters birth cert as father, I know
Name name is ***** ***** daughters birth cert as father, I know she is not my biological child, I allowed my name on the certificate. I support her in everyway as a father should and her mother as my … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Wanting to know if you sign over your parental rights to a
wanting to know if you sign over your parental rights to a child where the mother is in breach of mediation order set in place some years ago and the child is now 14 and has decided she no longer want… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My partners 9 year old child has been living with their
My partners 9 year old child has been living with their grandfather in nsw for a few years without any custody or parenting order in place...the grandfather is refusing to allow the child to return to… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My nephew is 3 years old and has been placed in my mother's
Hi my nephew is 3 years old and has been placed in my mother's care by child protection since he was 9 weeks old. June last year a secretarial order was placed at Melbourne children's court for two ye… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
I am the grandmother of a 6 year old boy, whose parents have
Good evening, I am the grandmother of a 6 year old boy, whose parents have parted and are currently going through legal channels for custody. At the moment it is just an agreement with them to have sh… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
My name is ***** ***** I am the Aunty of my 10 yr old nephew
Hi my name is ***** ***** I am the Aunty of my 10 yr old nephew who I currently provide daily care for I receive the family payment for him and I live with him also living with my mother (his nana) wh… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
I'm a father of two boys there mum has terminal cancer and
I'm a father of two boys there mum has terminal cancer and she lives with my mum, my sons have mild special needs and I'm concerned about gaining my children in there mothers death and I live 45 min a… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
The situation is: This is no envidence of any abuse of any
The situation is: This is no envidence of any abuse of any kind by either parent. Child is 15. Lives with mum in Darwin. Court appointed agreement states child is to spend half of each holidays with d… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hi, my partner and I are a couple with two. Children.
Hi, my partner and I are a lesbian couple with two. Children. One of our children is 12 years old and her biological mum is my partner but my partners ex was around when my partner gave birth to her a… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I live in nsw australia My partner wants to know if he can
I live in nsw australia My partner wants to know if he can get the majority custody of his five year old daughter? She had been kept from him for a few years even though they (him and his ex) have a p… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My ex Husband has just moved a girlfriend into his apartment.
My ex Husband has just moved a girlfriend into his apartment. I have had no prior knowledge of the girlfriend or his plans and know nothing about her. He has told the kids to call her "Mummy" and that… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Can a biological father get custody on a child when there is
Can a biological father get custody on a child when there is a dvo in place currently against him, and can that father get any custody if he is looking at moving from Queensland to Victoria when the c… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My son and his partner split up nearly 12 months ago. Theyve
My son and his partner split up nearly 12 months ago. They've got an informal access agreement taking into account parent's birthdays etc. She is now denying him regular access. He has an extremeley c… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I am a 65 year old grandmother with a 4 year old grand son,
I am a 65 year old grandmother with a 4 year old grand son, born with hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy. His disabilities are in his eyesight and hearing and left hand spasticity. There has been a lot … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My partner and I have been in a defacto relationship for over
My partner and I have been in a defacto relationship for over 3years. I have worked 11 years full time prior to becoming a full time stay at home mum. My partner is not working and hasnt worked in ove… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
i have been in a relationship for over 3 yrs. My partner has
i have been in a relationship for over 3 yrs. My partner has a 4 yr daughter. The biological mother has visited her daughter 3 times in this period. The child knows me as mummy and her as the given na… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
my mother has just passed away from cancer and my 11 year old
my mother has just passed away from cancer and my 11 year old brother is in the custody of our step father who does not care for him properly. How do I apply to the family court for custody of my brot… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Can my partner prevent his ex from taking his daughter who clearly doe
Every Friday night at approx 6pm my partners exwife (divorce currently in progress) picks up their 2 year old daughter Mikayla and has her for friday and saturday night. When Mikayla hears teh door kn… 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

7,663 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