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 daughter resides in a rental property at Rosebud,
Hi there, my daughter resides in a rental property at Rosebud, Victoria and has done so for 4 years without incident, and always paying rent in advance. There have been 3 monthly inspections during th… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
I would like to find out if i am able to seek compensation
I would like to find out if i am able to seek compensation from the agent or the owners in regard to a rental property in NSW. The unit became uninhabitable after water damage not fixed over 14 year p… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
On april 28 th we had a house fire started in the fire
Good morning , my name is*****: Hi. How can I help? Customer: on april 28 th we had a house fire started in the fire place , our house has been really damaged we have had nothing but trouble with the … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Am I in the right site? I would like to see a lawyer to
am I in the right site? I would like to see a lawyer to consult about Body corporate … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
How much does your service cost. It is a body corporate
Thanks. It is a body corporate issue. There was a leak from the unit above from a washing machine that came though the floor of that unit into our unit underneath via a crack in the foot/ roof wetting walls carpet and computer. We expected the body corp to pay the excess on insurance to repair this between 2 units. They are saying that as it effects only our unit that we should pay it . Is this correct … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
The unit that I'm renting has sustained fire damage the
The unit that I'm renting has sustained fire damage the carpet, furniture, and a window (the window I believe is considered an urgent repair as it has cracked and it's integrity compromised which poses a risk to the below floors). The fire was caused by the sun shining trough the window to a mirror and the refelction of the mirror hit a towel that was hanging to dry and the towel caught on fire casuing the aforementioned damage. My question is, whose really at fault given that the landlord is not insured to cover the costs and is requiring the tenants to cover it instead? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
I have damages to bench tops in my Rental Unit through
Hi ,I have damages to bench tops in my Rental Unit through stains possibly bleach, my Insurance Company tells me these are the responsibility of the Body Corporate,yet these are internal, can you clar… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
My dad who is 91 had a medical episode on Friday night and
My dad who is 91 had a medical episode on Friday night and had left a tap running as he was walking backwards and forwards trying to clean up something that he had spilt. He was unconscious for several hours and when he came to we was unable to get up and as a consequence of the running tap (and being unaware of a tree root problem in his pipes) he overflowed his sink and flooded his whole unit (a three bedroom unit). He was down on the floor from about 4.00 pm until just after midnight when he finally managed to get himself back up. Due to the lateness of the hour he did not contact us … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I had 9 solar panels installed about 7 years ago.About a
I had 9 solar panels installed about 7 years ago.About a year ago there was evidence of leaf debris entering under a broken tile which allowed water to enter causing damage below. I have been invoiced… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
Following numerous breaches of residential tenancies lease
Following numerous breaches of residential tenancies lease agreement by a Perth WA tenant and a Perth Magistrates Court consent order to give up vacant possession 2/12/2016 not complied with, the tena… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I have recently moved into a rental property in Youngtown,
I have recently moved into a rental property in Youngtown, Tasmania and am having ongoing problems with the real estate who is managing the one bedroom property. The electrical wiring is what I would … read more
kmslaw
kmslaw
Special Counsel
Bachelor's Degree
215 satisfied customers
I have a commercial tenancy law question. On 1/April/2016 my
Hi there,I have a commercial tenancy law question.On 1/April/2016 my wife leased the middle floor of a three floor industrial building in Sydney. She assumed responsibility for an existing lease that … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I engaged a cleaning company to clean the property. A cleaner
I engaged a cleaning company to clean the property. A cleaner came to clean the house and fell. She claim that the working environment is not safe. Should I be responsible for her fell?… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Can I complain about a property manager who didnt act in my
Can I complain about a property manager who didn't act in my best interest in regard to water damage and under valuing for rental income.- its a bit long winded but I think that's what the agent is co… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
My daughter engaged a contractor to install a split system
My daughter engaged a contractor to install a split system air conditioner. This is her first house brand new. The contractor arrived on site and within minutes had drilled through a water pipe in the… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
Property/Owners Corporation Question (Victoria). My OC has
Property/Owner's Corporation Question (Victoria). My OC has no maintenance plan and tends to leave maintenance of areas under its responsibility until absolutely necessary or from sustained pressure f… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 satisfied customers
I am looking to bring a complaint into VCAT (Victorian Civil
I am looking to bring a complaint into VCAT (Victorian Civil and Admin Tribunal) in regards XXXXX XXXXX upstairs neighbour's smoking going into my property. This occurs whether windows are closed or o… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
Hi, I have nightmare tenants! We have found ourselves in a
Hi, I have nightmare tenants! We have found ourselves in a situation where the tenants we have in a house over the past 3-months have cost us over $4,500.00 in maintenance costs/requests. Even our ren… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,678 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

52,678 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