Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
We would like to travel to America next year for around 3
Hi.We would like to travel to America next year for around 3 months and one of the questions they ask on the visa waiver form is "have you ever violated any law related to possessing,using,or didtribu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I am a new Zealand citizen that has obtained Australian
i am a new Zealand citizen that has obtained Australian citizenship but have a small charge of cultivation and possession against me in Australia some 20 years ago but had to disclose the charge to th… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
Im from Australia and have a criminal record. Since I'm from
Hi. Im from Australia and have a criminal record. Since I'm from Australia, I don't need a visa to travel there, nor do I need to even state that I have a criminal record unless asked. If I enter Cana… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I have a minor criminal record and wish to apply eta
I have a minor criminal record and wish to apply for an eta to travel to canada. Will using a carriage service to harass two years ago mean ineligability to canada?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
If someone has a DVO that has been recorded (as well as another
If someone has a DVO that has been recorded (as well as another frivolous DVO), how can someone obtain a visa to travel to the states for a family members (through marriage) wedding?… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
i am form the uk i was on holiday working visa in perth Australia
i am form the uk i was on holiday working visa in perth Australia where i i was in court for criminal damage to a police station and was taking to court , i received a spent conviction and ordered to … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I left Melbourne on Sep 3th using my Greek passport to go to
I left Melbourne on Sep 3th using my Greek passport to go to Greece . I obtained the passport through the Greek embassy in Melbourne and it was the first time i used it. Trouble is when i filled out t… read more
James G.
James G.
Lawyer
Master's Degree
17 satisfied customers
15 years ago I had a conviction for Fraud in Queensland, first
15 years ago I had a conviction for Fraud in Queensland, first and only offence ever, haven't even had a speeding ticket!.my fault believing the company I work for then, but I would now like to take m… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
To whom it may concern, Do I need a Visa to travel to the
To whom it may concern, Do I need a Visa to travel to the United States given that in August 2005 I was involved in a car Accident and consequently charged an d convicted of careless driving causing i… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am travelling to Australia this Sunday for one month. I
I am travelling to Australia this Sunday for one month. I am from canada. I have a possesion with purpose of trafficking conviction from 2002. It was for a small amount of marijuana. I never served an… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Help please. I am a Canadian and took my first overseas extended
Help please. I am a Canadian and took my first overseas extended trip to Australia last year. I was told by travel agent that up to 6 months would be allowed and requested a visa to this affect, book … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I have been denied a short term business validity ETA because
I have been denied a short term business validity ETA because I have criminal convictions (drug related offenses) which are now 20 years old but for which I was incarcerated for 3 years. Now, the Aust… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi,my husband and I have been married 6 1/2 yrs, hes a US
Hi, my husband and I have been married 6 1/2 yrs, he's a US citizen. He's been coming to Aus on visitor's visas -12 times since 2003. He's had 2 extensions, the first one for 9 months,the 2nd one for … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Dear Sir/Madam I reside in Australia and currently have
Dear Sir/Madam I reside in Australia and currently have no criminal record. And until last Thursday have never been in trouble with the law. Unfortunately in my stupidity I drove while under the influ… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Hello, I hope you can help me, I am currently in canada on
Hello, I hope you can help me, I am currently in canada on the WHP visa, it expires 5th june 2010 and I have to re-enter canada through a port of entry to have it re-issued.(I know the online process … read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
i have to minor drug convictions and im wanting to apply for
i have to minor drug convictions and im wanting to apply for a visa to go to the usa one was in 1998 and the other was in 2003 all i got was a $150 fine for one and 200 hours commuinty work for the ot… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
in queensland my daughter was stopped for being over the legal
in queensland my daughter was stopped for being over the legal alcohol limit. She was 0.079 will this be a criminal conviction on her record and will it stop her travelling to the USA and Canada or is… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
am from Australia but now in Ghana , i want to travel to
am from Australia but now in Ghana , i want to travel to my dad in USA will i need a bta ? what are the requirement before i can travel with Australian passport from Ghana to USA… read more
Katrina Bell
Katrina Bell
Barrister Sole
Bachelor's Degree
468 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

28,101 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

6,011 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