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
I am 73 and my wife is. We both receive the full AgePension.
I am 73 and my wife is 69. We both receive the full AgePension. Own our home (unencumbered) which we purchased about 10 years ago whilst I was still working. We originally purchased the house in my wi… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding my previous rental. I live in
Second opinion] Hello I have a question regarding my previous rental … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
I have a issue with my rental granny flat. News South Well.
i called to local council to check the address that i am renting is registered they said they do not see the address on the data base i want to move out from that granny flat we did not know that granny flat is not registered when we moved in can you help me out ? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
We rent a room and we trust landlord and didn't write a bond
we rent a room and we trust landlord and didn't write a bond in our contract, also we don't ask him the time of notice if we want to move on earlier. he constantly changes his words and he is not allowed us to move on before the end of the lease. another thing is that we pay rent by cash and we have nothing proof to show we paid a bond and our rent. he told us "if you want to move on earlier I don't get yot bond back". what should we do? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
Hope your well. I'm just enquiring my rights as a 63 year
Hi hope your well . My name is ***** ***** just enquiring my rights as a 63 year old female who has just moved out of a granny flat after 11 3/4 years as requested by the real estate , being requested… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
WHen signing a lease agreement does the witness need to be
WHen signing a lease agreement does the witness need to be neutral from the contract being signed? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
, my friend lives in NSW, he has an unapproved granny flat
hi, my friend lives in NSW, he has an unapproved granny flat and currently rented out to tenant through a real estate agent, is it true that the tenant can possibly request refund of the rent on the b… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Hi - we rented a property in Cairns - we moved from interstate nothing
Hi - we rented a property in Cairns - we moved from interstate nothing was disclosed - the property we found on entering was a nightmare. Electrical wires outside (pond pumps and lights) hole in swimm… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
Good evening, My mother had a tenant in a granny flat who: 1.
Good evening, My mother had a tenant in a granny flat who: 1. always paid late 2. used the property to run her employer's business out of 3. always had men over (the agreement stated 1 person to live … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My tenant rented 3 years,extended for one more year to 31 July
My tenant rented 3 years,extended for one more year to 31 July 2014,I plan to sell the house when lease finished,tenant now gave notice to leave on 14april 2014. Not even one month,RTA has $1800 bond,… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
My Husband & I rent a property and it was agreed that the owners
My Husband & I rent a property and it was agreed that the owners of the property keep the power in there name as they have solar panels and want to collect the credits. The house has a granny flat whi… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
Xx I rent the granny flat to a couple named and Renee xxxx.
My name is ***** ***** rent the granny flat to a couple named Jeff and Renee xxxx. No bond and no contract. I just believed in their words and let them move in on 7 October, the rent is $350 per week,… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
my daughter leased a house with 4 other people she asked to
my daughter leased a house with 4 other people she asked to be signed of the lease,the other four people agreed and signed her off the lease and than the 4 remaining tenants signed a new lease.She pai… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
My ex partner and I rented our house to my daughter and her
My ex partner and I rented our house to my daughter and her boyfriend for $350 a week as renovations had not been completed and was not at a rental standard. 12 weeks later we split up and I moved bac… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
Hi there. I just need to know my rights. I have been a tenant
Hi there. I just need to know my rights. I have been a tenant of a QLD sharehouse since August 2010. I paid $650 bond when I moved in and have paid rent on a fortnightly basis. I filled out the Approv… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
We agreed to rent a home from a friend who had put the home
We agreed to rent a home from a friend who had put the home on the internet with an agent in Perth Western Australia. We agreed that it would be a casual arangement but the real estate agent sent me t… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 satisfied customers
I have been living from my partner now for about 8yrs.I lived
I have been living from my partner now for about 8yrs.I lived next door for 4yrs in his house that we built together for 3 yrs and our daughters for 7mths and where I'm now for 4mths.which is a granny… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello I was wondering if you could help me. Two months
Hello I was wondering if you could help me. Two months ago I signed a 6 month lease with a landlord in NSW. Her daughter lives in the house, but at the time of moving in I didn't realise that her daug… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
51,903 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

51,903 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