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 planning to apply for a PARTNER VISA soon. But our
Hi! we are planning to apply for a PARTNER VISA soon. But our defacto relationship is less than 12 months. It started last August up to the present, which is about 7 months. Our relationship was regis… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Currently my friend has an order made against him in the sa
Currently my friend has an order made against him in the sa family court relating to a property claim. I am very confused as to how a person can claim a 18 month defacto relationship & obtain a federa… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,615 satisfied customers
I am 82, my friend is 78, she invited me to live in her
I am 82 , my friend is 78 , she invited me to live in her home , there are 3 bedrooms , all my belongings are in one . I pay half the food bill , the water , gas ,power and phone accounts . do the vac… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,615 satisfied customers
Seperated from my for 20 years with our son James telling her
Seperated from my for 20 years with our son James telling her he was moving out with me ( an 8 year old), leaving her with her son Luke from a previous marriage. She had been having a long lasting aff… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
My de facto and I have a 14 year old boy. He wanted to live
My de facto and I have a 14 year old boy. He wanted to live with us and only have visits with his mother every second weekend (she got remarried), everything was going well until the school holidays a… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,615 satisfied customers
Hi, My ex-husband has put a court order in which will be heard
Hi, My ex-husband has put a court order in which will be heard on the 4th of July. He wishes to take our son to NZ for his wedding and I said no to a passport due to many reasons. The court order is a… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,615 satisfied customers
Hi my dad want to put his house in a trust for me his son and
Hi my dad want to put his house in a trust for me his son and my 2 boys who r 9 and 10 yrs at the moment for when he dies he wants me to be the trustee .now i will be trustee and benificary and my two… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 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
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi, I have 50/50 custody of my 2 sons (week on week off)
Hi, I have 50/50 custody of my 2 sons (week on week off) I am also in a de facto relationship with my gf and her 3 children (over 12 months) who live with us all the time. My question is, on my week w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My beautiful son died 1st Sept. and his live in girlfriend
My beautiful son died 1st Sept. and his live in girlfriend is calling herself his de facto. She lied to the police about the length of time they were living together so they said she was the next of k… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,615 satisfied customers
I am a US citizan and Im 49 years old Female...I met my Australian
I am a US citizan and I'm 49 years old Female...I met my Australian boyfriend Sept 2011 when I was here on Holiday. We kept in touch and fell in love and he came over to stay with me Feb 2012 and then… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a couple of questions regarding
Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a couple of questions regarding de-facto relationships and when these come to an end: I am in Australia, so I am seeking the advice from a Lawyer who understands the … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
What is definition of next of kin in Western Australian law?
What is the definition of next of kin with regards to Western Australian law, outside of the immediate family (mother, father, brother/sister or direct children)?… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
Hi, Over 2yrs ago I split up with my partner, we had a de-facto
Hi, Over 2yrs ago I split up with my partner, we had a de-facto relationship which we lived together for more than 12mths. She is an American citizen and we were going through the process of getting h… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
i have been with a girl as girl friend boyfreind for 6 years,we
i have been with a girl as girl friend boyfreind for 6 years,we lived at seperate addresses with our parents and at times stayed overnight at each others inlaws. We then moved in toghether for 5 month… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My sons ex-de facto will not let him see his son on his own.
My son's ex-de facto will not let him see his son on his own. The child is now three years old. She insists on being with the child at all times. My son is now engaged to another woman, and they will … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
In a defacto relationship of 8 months. He is still married
In a defacto relationship of 8 months. He is still married and will divorce this year once his youngest son turns 18 and still lives with his mother. My question is I personally own a few properties a… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi, I have recently sepearted from a partner. We bought
Hi, I have recently sepearted from a partner. We bought a house together and moved in 18 months ago. she owns her half of the house and I have $250,000 owing on it. I want her to take over the loan an… 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:

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

7,615 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