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
We are on a working visa. We have been in Australia for 12
Hi I am Marie and we are on a working visa. We have been in Australia for 12 years. My husband had a work accident nearly 2 years ago and cannot work anymore. I am asking if it is fair for us to be se… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My daughter is going through a messy separation and has a
Hi, my daughter is going through a messy separation and has a loan with her ex. They have been separated for 2 years and is about to file for divorce when can she apply for his superannuation to pay o… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My friends want to emigrate to Australia I am willing to
My friends want to emigrate to Australia I am willing to sponser them, the wife is 59 and the husband is 65 I have known them for years I lived in UK for a long time and emigrated out here in 1969 wha… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I have a medical condition which requires me to return to
I have a medical condition which requires me to return to the uk for an operation,I am on a 457 visa workinging in Australia for a company. … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I'm in Australia on a 457 Visa and will be returning to the
I'm in Australia on a 457 Visa and will be returning to the UK in 6 months. I have a credit card with Westpac ($20,000 limit) and am considering not repaying. The bank has a copy of my passport, UK dr… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Can I seek Australian representation law issues(Separation
Can I seek Australian representation for Family law issues(Separation Agreement) when I am not a citizen of Australia but have split from my partner who is a uk citizen. I am working in Australia unde… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I was a female executive based in singapore , working across
I was a female executive based in singapore , working across APAC region. I was asked to leave the company , unfair dismissal . I seeked legal advise in singapore for my rights as a foreign employee ,… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hello, We have provided an affidavit /statutory declaration
Hello, We have provided an affidavit /statutory declaration to one our relatives to come and study in Au which includes financial commitment. Below is the format of the declaration we have given. We w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi, I have recently handed in my notice from my position at
Hi, I have recently handed in my notice from my position at Woolworths and I have a question regarding relocation assistance which i am being asked to pay back. Below is the section of my contract ref… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I am a health service professional currently employed in a
I am a health service professional currently employed in a public hospital in Western Australia (not "Area of Need") on a 457 visa. I started in February 2011 on a twelve month contract and it was ren… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Good morning , I am a NZ citizen living and working in Melbourne.
Good morning , I am a NZ citizen living and working in Melbourne. I first arrived here Jan 2003 returning to NZ the same year. I then returned to Melbourne 2005 where I have been residing ever since. … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
I came to Australia last Sept 07 on visa 457 and my family
I came to Australia last Sept 07 on visa 457 and my family followed 3 mos. later. We became permanent residents (PR) last June 2009. Since my wife is not working, we filed for government support. For … read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
Hi I just wanna ask if is there any other visa that a 457 holder
Hi I just wanna ask if is there any other visa that a 457 holder can apply coz at the moment I can't find any employer that suits to my job description.… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
I am looking for an Australian-based family solicitor who understands
I am looking for an Australian-based family solicitor who understands Spanish family law, who can represent a Spanish colleague of mine (permanent resident of Australia) who has separated from her Aus… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
We have just recently migrated to Australia on visa 457 and
We have just recently migrated to Australia on visa 457 and my employer promised to sponsor me for permanent residency when I qualify. I have my partner as my dependent on my visa. He has got a UK tra… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
Employed ona 457 visa while in Australia. Resigned from my
Employed ona 457 visa while in Australia. Resigned from my current position & have been advised have to leave Australia within 28 days. We have a vehicle lease which we are cannot afford to buy out. O… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
I have been working in Qld Australia for 3.5yrs on a 457 visa,
I have been working in Qld Australia for 3.5yrs on a 457 visa, I lost my job yesterday, I know the law regarding 28 days, but we own our house, we have our 2 dogs here, can I get an extention to stay … read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
We are currently on 457 visas. About to apply for PR via ENS.
We are currently on 457 visas. About to apply for PR via ENS. Can we leave Oz and return to UK for a period of time - 6-12 months maybe longer once we are granted a PR visa. I lost my dad just before … read more
Kenneth Hunt
Kenneth Hunt
Principal Solicitor and Migration Agent
Master's Degree
4 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