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
Im trying to have a very clear and concise answer to a
Im trying to have a very clear and concise answer to a question regarding step parent adotpion in Queensland … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Do you have any family lawyer available to help me with some
Hello, do you have any family lawyer available to help me with some questions? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
I have a legal question in regards to gaining custody of my
I have a legal question in regards ***** ***** custody of my daughter … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
My son has a 2 year old daughter and only found out about
Good Morning, My son has a 2 year old daughter and only found out about her after she was born. The mother really is not interested in him being the father and has recently had another baby from someo… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
I am legally separated from my (ex defacto) 2 year old daughters
I am legally separated from my (ex defacto) 2 year old daughters father. I would like to amend the birth certificate to add my family name. My daughters fathers surname is ***** ***** birth certificat… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Hi. I have a complicated situation with my daughters biological
Hi. I have a complicated situation with my daughter's biological father. He has not seen h er since she was about six months old. She is now 5. He has no desire to see her ever and wants to give up al… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Hi , My daughter is 5 months pregnant and her relationship
Hi , My daughter is 5 months pregnant and her relationship ended 2 months ago. They had been together 8 months, and the partner ended the relationship. She has moved back to her family in Cairns, wher… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
My 13 year old stepdaughter originally from the Philippines
My 13 year old stepdaughter originally from the Philippines with Australian citizenship wants to change her last name to our family name. Her mother, my wife, has sole custody. ?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
I am an Irish citizen that has been living in Australia for
I am an Irish citizen that has been living in Australia for 2 years now. I am 21 years old. I have been with my Australian girlfriend for over a year and we have been thinking about getting married ne… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My daughter lives in Qld with her daughter (2 yrs) and has
My daughter lives in Qld with her daughter (2 yrs) and has been seperated from her husband for 10 months. She has sought mediation but he refuses to go and has abused her in the past. She would love t… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello 1. Is it possible to alter a birth certicficate? 2.
Hello 1. Is it possible to alter a birth certicficate? 2. My father and his wife have identical wills. He is mentally competent to change his, but she is not. is there any way around this? 3. My broth… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
my de facto partner has a 12 year old daughter. i would like
my de facto partner has a 12 year old daughter. i would like to know how we go about me adopting her legally, or is there some form of guardianship that gives me rights as a father. the daughter doesn… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
Hi I live in Western Australia and i am wanting advise on how
Hi I live in Western Australia and i am wanting advise on how to get sole custody of my 6 year old daughter. The father has not had anything to do with her since he found out i was pregnant and this i… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Dear Sir/Madam, My wife and I (late 70s) have two adopted
Dear Sir/Madam, My wife and I (late 70s) have two adopted children, a son of 45 and a daughter of 43. We have three grandchildren from our son (19, 17, 14), and one grandchild (2) from our daughter. R… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
we have a grand daughter whos mother has not had contact with
we have a grand daughter whos mother has not had contact with her for 0ver 7 yrs. can we legally adopt her without her mother consent as we do not know where she is… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
My daughter is a UK citizen she holds a British passport. She
My daughter is a UK citizen she holds a British passport. She met an Australian citizen who holds both Australian and British passports. They got together last January.She found out she was pregnant i… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,852 satisfied customers
My father remarried 7 years ago and i havent spoken to him
My father remarried 7 years ago and i haven't spoken to him for about that time because i didn't get on with his new wife. now my father has pssed away and she will not tell me where my father has bee… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello, my name isXXXXX am a 18 yr old single mother with
Hello, my name isXXXXX am a 18 yr old single mother with a two yr old child. I have raised this child basically on my own with little support from the father. She has lived with me and my parents sinc… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
863 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

51,852 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

7,501 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