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
My sister in law wishes to distribute my mother in laws
My sister in law wishes to distribute my mother in laws assets from the sale of her house, my wife, her sister and her brother do not want her to do so. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My mother is 83 she lives in her own house she has home care
My mother is 83 she lives in her own house she has home care help everyday, her legs from the knee down are wrapped for a very bad skin infection ( golden staff) I bring her her websterpack weekly she… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My mother made my sister power of attorney for finance and
My mother made my sister power of attorney for finance and medical and my brother an alternative, my sister has been abusing my mother's finances as her carer. She has bought her a new car paid 20k fo… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My older sister and I do not speak. She has enduring power
My older sister and I do not speak. She has enduring power of attorney over my mother who is 82years old and I was mums carer for 12 months before my sister used her power to take mum out of my care a… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
My 2 older sisters have joint POA over my mother for the
Hi....my 2 older sisters have joint POA over my mother for the last 4 years.....they have hidden her whereabouts from me…..mum is now 88 years old and I am concerned for her particularly with the coro… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My sister has Enduring power of atourney for our mother. I
My sister has Enduring power of atourney for our mother. I am suspicious of transactions. As the only other sibling do I have any rights to request to see financial transactions? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Can I ask a question here? NSW, Wollongong. My sister is a
My sister is a Power of Attorney . completed a few years ago before mum lost her memory. Which is fine. I live with mum and my sister and i both have access to her account and pay bills etc. Now we have to provide power of attorney (enduring i'm guessing) to the Dep of Vet Affairs. What if my sister only has general power of attorney and not enduring? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
My sister1has authority to operate my mothers bank account
My sister1has authority to operate my mothers bank account on a A17. She has now appointed herself as Enduring Power of attorney but has not informed the bank . My mother is not in the Enduring phase … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
My Mother has made a new will in favour of my younger
My Mother has made a new will in favour of my younger sister. She will inherit my Mothers house valued today at around $300.000. and has left me $80.000. She stated that she has put a clause in it to … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
I suspect my sister in Queensland with my Mother , is using
I suspect my sister in Queensland with my Mother , is using my mothers money to go on holiday overseas . She will not speak to me and will not give me any information on the home she puts my mother in… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
, I was wondering if you could help. My mothers partner
Hi, I was wondering if you could help. My mothers partner died a couple of years ago and my sister moved in with her, to their mutual benefit, Mum has since sold and repurchased near to where my siste… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
Hi My 89 year old Mother has dementia. She lives with
Hi My 89 year old Mother has dementia. She lives with me, Dianne (daughter), and is cared for by me, in a granny flat attached to our home. Her home is currently being rented out. Her (will) leaves me… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
My partner divorced his ex wife in 2006, after doing a property
My partner divorced his ex wife in 2006, after doing a property settlement in around 2005. In that settlement she retained the family home & mortgage. They had a son during that marriage. In Dec 2007 … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
My father & mother signed over to me Enduring Powers of Attorney
My father & mother signed over to me Enduring Powers of Attorney & Guardianship in March 2008 and April 2011 respectively. They have been in an aged care facility since March 2011 and February 2012 re… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Hi, my mother has recently been diagnosed with mild to moderate
Hi, my mother has recently been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer's and it has been suggested by several health care workers that I get power of attorney or enduring guardianship. She seems re… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
My sister is an enduring power of attorney for my mother.
My sister is an enduring power of attorney for my mother. My mother has had dementia since 2008 and has been put in a nursing home since 2010 december and my sister now is getting rid of everything in… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,685 satisfied customers
My sister has Power of Attorney, both health and financial
My sister has Power of Attorney, both health and financial for both our parents. Unfortunately some family members, my brother and my mother are not supportive of her decisions, even though she seeks … read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
My sister and I have enduring power of attorney for our mother
My sister and I have enduring power of attorney for our mother (86) who has now developed dementia. She need to go into residential care but to do this she will need to sell her house to pay a bond to… 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

52,685 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