Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
Do you have South Australian Legal advice as it is a
Do you have South Australian Legal advice as it is a property concerning right of way. I was referred to a Brisbane lawyer but I know each state has different interpretation of right of way. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
There is a driveway adjoining our land which is owned by our
Hi, there is a driveway adjoining our land which is owned by our neighbours who live behind us on the same street. This driveway leads to their house and is their only access point. We have a right of… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
I'm in Hobart and have a question around Right of Way.
Hi ..I'm in Hobart and have a question around Right of Way … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
Our neighbor that lives directly behind us of the main
Our neighbor that lives directly behind us of the main though fair after 5 years has asked us to stop using his access road to our property dwelling. Do we have the right to inforce a easement as his … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
Can a road used as an access from a property to a Shire Road
Can a road used as an access from a property to a Shire Road be closed off after 60 years of continuous use. The 300 meter of road is part of a neighbou'rs rural property … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
What is the difference between right of access and right of
What is the difference between right of access and right of carriageway? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
, I'm in Victoria and I have a carriage way easement that
Hi, I'm in Victoria and I have a carriage way easement that services four other properties running through the middle of my property, just a few metres from my house. It is a dirt road that is a dead … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
we are the land owners in Proserpine queensland and there is
we are the land owners in Proserpine queensland and there is a 10 metre easement that goes beside our premises .it is a dirt road and the person that has the easement drives past and causes a dust pro… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
Access to our private property has been through state forest
Access to our private property has been through state forest for 75 years soldier settlement.now its NPWS and they want us to sign and access agreement which basicly gives us no rights and all respons… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
we bought a 10 acre farm 3 years ago and our neighbour is trying
we bought a 10 acre farm 3 years ago and our neighbour is trying to get us to give him access across the front of our cottage,as his block was sold to him without legal access,seemingly his right of w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
hi, we have lived on this property for 9 yrs, it is 5 acres
hi, we have lived on this property for 9 yrs, it is 5 acres and to access it we use a registered easement 18m wide at road end and 13m wide at our front fence, the easement runs through the middle of … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
5,988 satisfied customers
Note: This should be in the Australia Property Law
Note: This should be in the Australia Property Law Category. Our property has 2 points of access, both across land owned by neighbours, across which we have Right of Carriageway easements. 1. Main acc… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
We are in the process of purchasing a crown road closure (NSW)
We are in the process of purchasing a crown road closure (NSW) to give us another access to the council road. But the physical location of the road does not correspond to the title maps. Can we assume… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
My neighbour has on his land title subject to free and unrestricted
My neighbour has on his land title "subject to free and unrestricted rights of way over the land marked B and C. The easement is 15 meters wide and goes from a public road 1.6 kilometers to the high t… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
Hello, is a creek, waterway, or river running thru your property,
Hello, is a creek, waterway, or river,that is marked on maps as a creek, waterway or river running thru your property, your land or government land and can people legally walk along a creek,waterway o… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
I bought a property about eight years ago in Qld which had
I bought a property about eight years ago in Qld which had an easement across it to allow access. At the time I was told that responsibility for maintaining the driveway was the land owners. This has … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 satisfied customers
My access road to my property is fire trail that goes over
My access road to my property is fire trail that goes over private property as well as NPWS land. 1/ As far as I know land locked by NPWS land, when the only feasable access is via a Fire trail over N… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My back gate opens onto what used to be a night soil alley,
My back gate opens onto what used to be a night soil alley, now called an easement, I believe. no other gate opens into it, the 'easement' travels straight to the street behind my property. I have kep… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
47,543 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.

James G.

James G.

Lawyer

17 satisfied customers

Australian Legal Practitioner

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

47,543 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

5,988 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

3,672 satisfied customers

Principal Lawyer at Legal AU Pty Ltd

< 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