Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Could you please tell me if the law office of Jonothan Haas…

Customer Question
Could you please tell...

Could you please tell me if the law office of Jonothan Haas is a legitimate business trustee as I have been approached by them as being the liquidators that have told me that I am entitled for a claim. They have said that I have to pay another creditor money before I can receive my payout

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

I am from Australia

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not that I am ware of

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I hve the email that they have sent me tht i can forward to you if that helps. i just want to know if i am being scammed

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Australia Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Australia Law Question
Answered in 2 hours by:
9/22/2017
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 11 months ago
Leon
Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
Satisfied Customers: 46,939
Experience: BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
Verified

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.

Ask Your Own Australia Law Question
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 11 months ago

Good Evening

Where are they located? Did anyone owe you money?

It sounds like a scam to me. If you were owed money by the party they say they are liquidating you should have received documents for a creditors meeting.

If they are overseas then I can tell you it is a scam and you should not give them any information.

Contact scamwatch they have a list of all scams and they can give you more detailed information about them.

https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/

I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If you wish a phone call please elect for one but be aware it will be an additional fee. If there is nothing further thank you for using my services.

If I have missed anything, or you have any further questions please let me know

If there is anything else in the future please do not hesitate to ask.

Please do not forget to leave positive feedback.

Regards
Leon

Ask Your Own Australia Law Question
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Can i forward all the emails they sent for you to have a quick look please
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 11 months ago

email them to***@******.***

When I get them I will get back to you.

Make sure they are marked to my attention.

Thank you

Leon

Ask Your Own Australia Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a solicitorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Leon Your Own Question
Leon
Leon
Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
Satisfied Customers: 46,939
46,939 Satisfied Customers
Experience: BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

Leon is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

46,939 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

5,976 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

3,352 satisfied customers

Principal Lawyer at Legal AU Pty Ltd

< Previous | Next >

Related Australia Law Questions
I was the director of a company, the company went into a
I was the director of a company, the company went into a court appointed liquidation.The liquidator has commenced an insolvent trading claim against me; this claim is based on the presumption of insol… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
My x -wife (who resides in Thailand) was sent some moniesas
My x -wife (who resides in Thailand) was sent some moniesas per our Divorce Settlement. The monies were sent from a Corporate Trustee that is now in liquidation. Unknown to me the monies sent were recorded on the Trust's account's as "a loan" There was never a loan agreement entered into by my x-wife. The liquidator is now trying to claw back said monies. Do we have a strong defense that due to no loan agreement being entered into that they cannot claim there is a loan outstanding? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
I was made redundant last Friday after 18 years. The new
I was made redundant last Friday after 18 years. The new company strategy is to close all of our regional offices. Maroochydore (my office) and Gympie closed last Friday. Rockhampton in the weeks prio… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
Our Private Company has made a Non-Binding Indicative Offer
Our Private Company has made a Non-Binding Indicative Offer to Acquire Assets from a Liquidator, we had an initial response from the Liquidator that stated they would not accept the Offer for what we … read more
Havenlawyer
Havenlawyer
2,531 satisfied customers
I have been approached by a company Macro Aquisitions LLc claiming
I have been approached by a company Macro Aquisitions LLc claiming i own stock in a company the stock is restricted via a S144 restriction. Macro Aquisitions are referring me to the Dept. of Securitie… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
HI. I used to work for a company as a sub contractor on a full-time
HI. I used to work for a company as a sub contractor on a full-time basis for seven years before resigning at the end of last year. I quit due to the company owing me around $15000 in wages. I filed a… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
To Five Star Law: Australian Expert answer please. Position: I
To Five Star Law: Australian Expert answer please. Position: I am the sole director of the business that needs to go into liquidation with two main creditors ATO and the bank approx 300k each Because … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
I have signed a form under the impression that I was signing
I have signed a form under the impression that I was signing a form for a free exhibitors listing guide from a company called Construct Data. They have since sent us invoices for payment for the listi… read more
Peter J R Gauld
Peter J R Gauld
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
571 satisfied customers
I have worked for 4 years as CFO for a entity, when director
I have worked for 4 years as CFO for a entity, when director made me redundant. He did not pay me my redundancy, left over wages, annual leave entitlements and balance of bonus. He declared buncropcy,… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
I am a director of a business in Australia with a branch of
I am a director of a business in Australia with a branch of the same business in the UK. Due to financial issues I have just liquidated the UK entity. It was a voluntary liquidation and after the liqu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
I am a director of a business in Australia with a branch of
I am a director of a business in Australia with a branch of the same business in the UK. Due to financial issues I have just liquidated the UK entity. It was a voluntary liquidation and after the liqu… read more
Alex
Alex
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
11,225 satisfied customers
Alex Not sure why in your answer why I would need a NZ Lawyer
Alex Not sure why in your answer why I would need a NZ Lawyer and not sure if you thought I was back in NZ. Just to confirm I have settled in Australia. Are you able explain why in this case I would n… read more
Alex
Alex
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
11,225 satisfied customers
Hi, I have received a letter from the Unicef Spanish Lottery
Hi, I have received a letter from the "Unicef Spanish Lottery Board", stating that i have won US$1,415,810.00 in a lottery which my name was "randomley selected" by computer! I have a "genuine looking… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
I may become bankrupt in australia while I am living in new
I may become bankrupt in australia while I am living in new zealand;I am a new zealand citizen and now retired… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
46,939 satisfied customers
Good Evening, I was forced to close my business a couple of
Good Evening, I was forced to close my business a couple of months ago due to extreme hardship and had a PIA at the time of closure, I was told by my trustee to transfer any business funds over to the… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
We have been approached by some collegues to join as business
We have been approached by some collegues to join as business associates a company called Dubli. Apparently this company has had success in USA and Europe by holding online auctions- zero, reverse and… read more
Alex
Alex
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
11,225 satisfied customers
What severance entitlements is one allowed when your company
What severance entitlements is one allowed when your company goes into liquidation and you have a workplace contract stating a redundancy agreement in accordance with the relevant Act… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
i went for a loan with wentworth loans in nigiria and had to
i went for a loan with wentworth loans in nigiria and had to pay out 2000 dollars to get it set to me and i have not got it yet and they wont answer my emails or phone calls what should i do to get my… read more
Kenneth Hunt
Kenneth Hunt
Principal Solicitor and Migration Agent
Master's Degree
4 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).

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