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 have a scenario regarding a housing property & seeking
Hi PearlI have a scenario regarding a housing property & seeking assistance with some questions.My Mum is looking to purchase a house in the near future & would like to put my name as an co-owner of t… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Recently my mother passed away and left her estate in the
Hello there , recently my mother passed away and left her estate in the hands of a solicitor . She died on 1st Nov . Since then we have had to ring him up numerous times to account for where we stand … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
How can I verify if someone has made a will in QLD. Do step
How can I verify if someone has made a will in QLD … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
My mother changed my fathers will and put a farm into her
My mother changed my fathers will and put a farm into her name that was supposed to be left to my brother and I when our father died some years ago now my Mum is terminally ill and we want to sell the… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
I was divorced about 7 years ago. Because of I'll health I
I was divorced about 7 years ago. Because of I'll health I was too weak emotionally and mentally to be thinking straight. Since then I have found my then wife lied to me regarding assets, what we had … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My mother passed away 3 weeks ago. My mother passed away 3
My mother passed away 3 weeks ago. In the years just before that, she was in government housing (in Perth, W.A.), with my brothers and sisters looking in on her. As she progressively changed from being quite independent to suffering dementia, my brothers and sisters shared the task of calling in on her and doing some general cleaning, preparing meals, and looking after her banking. I never thought to be kept informed of her financial affairs because my two sisters just took control of that. I now have reason to be suspicious that my mother's financial affairs might have been manipulated to favour at least one or both of those sisters. Also there were cleanliness issues in the unit where my mother lived, just before she was put into a nursing home, about 18 months ago. I am also concerned about my mother's will, not so much what I might be left with, but whether it was legally prepared before my mother's dementia was realised. Sorry, I started the previous message and when I hit the "enter" key to start a new line, my unfinished message was sent. I am the only son (my mother's oldest) of 5 surviving children, 2 sisters, 3 brothers, who lives in Brisbane, all the others are in Perth. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My question I currently have my mother in a nursing home
My question I currently have my mother in a nursing home have been looking after her , my step father has passed away approx. 3 years ago, I don't have any guarding ship nor power of attorney for my mum , … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
John, I hope you are well. Further to our discussion
Hi John, I hope you are well. Further to our discussion yesterday, regarding the templates in the Supreme Court probates division, could you please advise of the specific one or ones we should be look… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
Some weeks ago, I contacted you in regard to myself
John, Some weeks ago, I contacted you in regard to myself following up with a QLD solicitors practice and obtaining a copy of my/ our mothers will and last testament ...It has arrived and as expected,… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
I reside in Perth Western Australia. I am a beneficiary to
Hi, I reside in Perth Western Australia. I am a beneficiary to my mother's will. She died on 17 December 2017. My sister is executrix, she resides in Spain. I have no contact details for her. I have b… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My mother has Parkinson's disease and 2 years ago I moved my family of 6 and came to
My mother has Parkinson's disease and 2 years ago I moved my family of 6 and came to live with her so I could be her carer. She has left the house equally to my brother and I. But the issue now is tha… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
can my widowed mother cut me out of my inheritence because
can my widowed mother cut me out of my inheritence because shes angry i always beenagood daughter,married 20 years supported her and had a close relationship? i believe shes grieving, depressed and la… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
My mother was told that her 98 year old father doesn't want
My mother was told that her 98 year old father doesn't want her to visit him in the aged care facility and that she would not be allowed to enter the building because that is the facilities legal requ… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,683 satisfied customers
As tenants in common with my mother, my stepfather left his
As tenants in common with my mother, my stepfather left his half of the estate to his daughter, the other half to my mother and the contents of the house and shed to me. My stepfather also has approx … read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
Can you please help? We have recently lost my father who was
Can you please help? We have recently lost my father who was in a defacto relationship with a lady for approx 20yrs, our mother and father divorced over 20 yrs ago, however it looks like my mothers na… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Principal Accredited Family Law Speciali
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
my mum[81] wants will to be basically , 3 sons involved , oldest
my mum[81] wants will to be basically , 3 sons involved , oldest leave nil with letter of explanation of - very finacially well off several properties etc... reasons in will his ok with that , middle … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My mother passed away 4months ago. Myself and children returned
My mother passed away 4months ago. Myself and children returned back to Oz as she was unwell.She came to live with us. We rented a house and sold hers with the money of the sale she deposited the mone… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My mother died six years ago in Perth Australia having been
My mother died six years ago in Perth Australia having been in a home. My sister who had power of mums estate gave myself and my brother approx £12,000.00 each before she died due to a family breakdow… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 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:

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

52,683 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

31,751 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,663 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

James D. Ford

James D. Ford

Solicitor

1,600 satisfied customers

Lawyer | Founder & CEO at Blue Ocean Law Group

< 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