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Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience
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My son had a car accident back in March 2016 they now want

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My son had a car accident back in March 2016 they now want to settle he was offered 22,638 . He has been on Centrelink since January 2017 how much will centrelink ask him to repay?
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Queensland
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: not as yet as he was informed today
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I am Leon, a NSW Solicitor. I will be assisting you with your question. If you choose a telephone call, you will be charged an additional fee.

Expert:  Leon replied 2 months ago.

Good Morning

Part of your settlement will include what he has received from centrelink.

The solicitor that is acting for you will have to get a clearance form centrelink and medicare and these amounts will have to be repaid.

This is normal.

Have you accepted the offer?