Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
I need to obtain a land titles certificate as EPOA for my
Hi ,I need to obtain a land titles certificate as EPOA for my mother for her entitlement.Her sister and husband died and house is currently owned by deceased.I live in QLD unable to obtain it myself. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
A friend had a de facto relationship for several years - she
A friend had a de facto relationship for several years - she was overseas when he died of a heart attack aged 61years. He was going to change his will but didn't get around to it. He has one grown dau… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I am just searching information about a deed of family
I am just searching information about a deed of family arrangement, in regards ***** ***** deceased estate and my minor child is the sole beneficiary in western Australia. Not sure if I am looking on … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
My mother has been deceased months and the solicitors
my mother has been deceased for 16 months and the solicitors appear to be dragging this out. how can l hurry them up… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
My name is ***** ***** Bankes. My wifes aunty has recently
Hi My name is ***** ***** Bankes. My wifes aunty has recently deceased, and she was very close to her. She was told that she was in the will as a beneficiary, but has no copy of the will to check. How… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Mt grandfather has passed away He has made my sister the
Mt grandfather has passed away He has made my sister the executor and the sole beneficiary of his will. My father, who is still alive has not been made anything to do with the estate. My sister has in… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Can I get advice on behalf of my wife in if it is worth pursuing a claim against an estate
Can I get advice on behalf of my wife in if it is worth pursuing a claim against an estate where the daughter (my wife ) of the deceased estate her natural father has all inheritance in the WILL going… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
My wife's brother has disputed his biological mother's will
My wife's brother has disputed his biological mother's will and been granted an amount of money from the will and been paid. The mother passed away in June 2013 and the estate was finalised in Jan 201… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Ok.... where to start. My aunty (by marriage) purchased a
Ok.... where to start. My aunty (by marriage) purchased a block of land in Queensland Australia in 1990 for $68,000 and asked my father to help finance a family home for the amount of $155,000 on the … read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
My grandmother passed away 6 weeks ago. She had 3 children,
My grandmother passed away 6 weeks ago. She had 3 children, one of which passed away 6 years ago. This child that died had 3 children. In my grandmoter's will she left $5000 each to the three grandchi… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
My grandmother passed away Friday 16th November. Her funeral
My grandmother passed away Friday 16th November. Her funeral was yesterday 20/11/12. There are 4 children in my mother's family. One passed away a few years ago and has three sons. My mother has not s… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
We accepted 5% deposit on a house sale of $649,000. The purchaser
We accepted 5% deposit on a house sale of $649,000. The purchaser didn't settle in Dec 2010. Our solicitor sent a letter to pay the other 5%. The purchaser died 2 months ago. Our solicitor did not not… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
hello, my daughter (shes a minor) has been named as a beneficiary
hello, my daughter (shes a minor) has been named as a beneficiary in a will from her Great Grandmother but is receiving only $20 thousand dollars out of an estimated 1.2 million which is being current… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Hi, My father recently passed away. I have known for some
Hi, My father recently passed away. I have known for some 10 years that my brother stole approx. $30,000 from my father banking account, which at the time was his entire life savings. At the time my b… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
My husband and I have a tenants in common property 50/50.
My husband and I have a 'tenants in common' property 50/50. Our Aunt is now deceased (March 2011) and has left her estate to several family members. My husband (A) and his sister (B) are the executors… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I recently found out that my father had died last year and
I recently found out that my father had died last year and had not been contacted. I have just recieved a letter today with a copy of the will leaving all of his estate to my stepsister and his girl f… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I have been quoted professional costs of $4,612.27-$5,192.27
I have been quoted professional costs of $4,612.27-$5,192.27 (in addition to filing fees and other disbursements, etc), on a deceased estate worth $483,841.79. There is no conflict and it is not conte… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
Can one contest a will that was supposed to have left property
Can one contest a will that was supposed to have left property to a person, only to find because of wording that they are only entitled to live in it? My Aunty was supposed to have been left my Nanna'… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 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

28,101 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

4,027 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commerical Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

< 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