Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
I'm one of two directors with 50/50 shares in a Pty Ltd
Hello, I'm one of two directors with 50/50 shares in a Pty Ltd Company. The other director wants to sell but he has a 95k director's loan still owing to the business. (As do I). We have come to a sale… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
Afternoon, NSW, not yet, can I quickly go though what's
can I quickly go though what's going on first? I applied for a loan at Future Financials a few months ago and got formally approved n early April 2017. It was a refinance of my current two unencumbered properties in Wentworth Point and Ermington, plus a new purchse of another investment in Thornleigh. Mortgage document was executed and returned over 6 weeks ago, and settlement was booked for yesterday 24th May 2017. However it was pulled off at the last minute before scheduled settlement time of 3 pm.… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
5,988 satisfied customers
I want to buy my brother out of our jointly owned property.
i want to buy my brother out of our jointly owned property. But he want to sell and not give me the option to buy. Where do I stand with this situation? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
My father's will says that he gave me $200 000 as an advance
My father's will says that he gave me $200 000 as an advance inheritance to buy a property. The property is named. I am trustee of the trust that owns the property, but the trust deed says my father l… read more
Havenlawyer
Havenlawyer
2,531 satisfied customers
This question is about negotiating an out-of-court
This question is about negotiating an out-of-court settlement with my ex-de-facto partner (Queensland). The relationship ended approximately December 2011. We were involved as partners in two business… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
5,988 satisfied customers
My mother in her seventies took out a loan of $20,000
Hi my mother in her seventies took out a loan of $20,000 for my brother to buy a house that loan is now at $50,000.He is going through a Divorce and he cannot get his wife to leave the house so it can… read more
Havenlawyer
Havenlawyer
2,531 satisfied customers
Leon. This rather complicated. At present, I own a 50% share,
Hi Leon. This rather complicated. At present, I own a 50% share, as tenants in common, in a house with my brother. Current mortgage is $170k. I bought the house in 1998 and owed $50k on the property w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
Hi, I bought a house with a best friend some 8 years ago. I
Hi, I bought a house with a best friend some 8 years ago. I had to take over his payments due to him missing 25 fortnightly repayments over the space of the first 2 years, or risk foreclosure due to h… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Q5 (business taxpayer, other non-business transactions) Paolo
Q5 (business taxpayer, other non-business transactions) Paolo Limbo is a single resident taxpayer. Paolo drive income from operating an unlicensed restaurant as well as a number of investments. During… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
In 2003, after my father passed away in UK, my mother (aged
In 2003, after my father passed away in UK, my mother (aged 90) gave my brother POA to sell her house in UK and also some HSBC shares, prior to moving back to her hometown (Taipei). She has since emig… read more
Alex
Alex
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
11,225 satisfied customers
My husband shares a business with his brother and his brother
My husband shares a business with his brother and his brother handles the figures given to the Tax Accountant- my husband works one day a week and his brother 4 days a week and they employ a second pe… read more
Alex
Alex
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
11,225 satisfied customers
my name isXXXXX my husband and I have been seperated
my name isXXXXX my husband and I have been seperated for almost a year and we have not been able to come up with a financial settlement and we have had an offer to buy our house in Duncraig this after… read more
Alex
Alex
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
11,225 satisfied customers
Hi, I need an answer to a question so that I am able to
Hi, I need an answer to a question so that I am able to respond correctly to the other party. This is in relation to divorce and a dispute about a stallion. From what I understand we each, in the eyes… read more
RJBLAW
RJBLAW
Principal
Bachelor's Degree
306 satisfied customers
I have developed 3 units in partnership with a friend. We do
I have developed 3 units in partnership with a friend. We do not have written contract in relation to above project just mutual agreement based on trust and registered partnership. Lately, that trust … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
Enquiry regarding joint ownership of an investment property
Enquiry regarding joint ownership of an investment property (myself and my brother in law): March 2010, my brother in law advised he wanted to sell our investment property. Without allowing me time to… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
Morning My partner and I reside in a home in Bundeena.
Morning My partner and I reside in a home in Bundeena. He also has a joint property with his brother. My partner owes nothing on this joint property but it is positively geared. His brother has a mort… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,243 satisfied customers
Hello, i have an interest in a property to the value of
Hello, i have an interest in a property to the value of 240,000. this was a gaurantee for a loan i gave my brother in 2006 which i have a written , witnessed document by a civil servant. i put a cavea… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
My ex-partner & I recently separated (April 2009) but are still
My ex-partner & I recently separated (April 2009) but are still living in the house (in separate rooms) we bought together in December 2007. We never married but have been living together as a couple … 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.

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

47,243 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

5,988 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

3,672 satisfied customers

Principal Lawyer at Legal AU Pty Ltd

< 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