Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
I need to know how to clear my criminal record as it still
I need to know how to clear my criminal record as it still there after 10 yrs now pls … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
My Great great great grand father was convicted of
My Great great great grand father was convicted of manslaughter for killing a convict in Sydney. According to SMH, an inquest was held on 14.8.1843, by which time the army had sent him to New Zealand.… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
I got hard situation here, i have a unsecured personal loan
Hi, my name is ***** ***** got hard situation here, i have a unsecured personal loan and bank overdrawn worth $12000. I'm not australian citizen or permanent resident. currently living in sydney nsw. And now i have financial hardship because of no job and my personal circumstance are not good. Can the bank or debt collector issues a arrest warrant or sue me? And what will happend to me if im leaving & return back to my country? will the immigration department catch me at the airport? Therefore, i do not have bad intensions of not paying, but my current circumstances are very bad. Please help me to solve this and i want to hear your advise... Because i feel so sad and really tension right now. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
I have a question about the Australian child sex offender
Hi, I have a question about the Australian child sex offender register in NSW. If a foreign national from Switzerland with dual citizenship (Australia and Switzerland) has been convicted of a child se… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
3,672 satisfied customers
I ask you questions. Nsw. The daughther in law invited his
the daughther in law invited his father in law to come to australia, specifically brisbane so at this stage the visa is active. the father n law decided to go back to his country of origina specifically Philippines due to the reason that the daughter in law does not anymore have the capability to support the father in law. so the father in law went home to philippines....the visa was for one year, multiple entry. the father in law stayed in brisbane only for four months. this father in law is my boyfriend and i want to invite him here in sydney.....Now, the problem is the active visa....what is the implication of that....can i invite my boyfriend even if the other visa is active....pls. help ...thanks … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
I have PR in Australia. My sister has disability and now in
i have PR in Australia. My sister has disability and now in India. Is it possible to get her here.She was married here and got her mental disability beause of domestic violence and mental tortures. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
I am attending a holiday visa interview at the Sydney USA
I am attending a holiday visa interview at the Sydney USA embassy on Thursday. Is there anything I should say or not say?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
I need to know how to have my criminal record expunged. I
I need to know how to have my criminal record expunged. I was charged with single episode of drug offences 40yrs ago and it is now going against me for Immigration to the USA?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
i am form the uk i was on holiday working visa in perth Australia
i am form the uk i was on holiday working visa in perth Australia where i i was in court for criminal damage to a police station and was taking to court , i received a spent conviction and ordered to … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
about 6 years ago i was arrested with 8 ecstacy pills i was
about 6 years ago i was arrested with 8 ecstacy pills i was on a working holiday they took my passport and said i was not allowed near the airport a got charged with a drug offence this was in sydney … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
Hi, In 2000 I was charged with possession of Cannibis, (no
Hi, In 2000 I was charged with possession of Cannibis, (no amount specified), and a 'smoking implement', for which I recieved two fines, one of $150 for possesion and $450 for the smoking implement. I… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
On a recent visit to Australia I was arrested in possession
On a recent visit to Australia I was arrested in possession of prohibited drugs. I cooperated fully with the officers involved and have opted to plead guilty by post. I have drafted the following stat… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
My 20 year old son was fined $250 for possession of an ectasy
My 20 year old son was fined $250 for possession of an ectasy tablet at a rave dance in Sydney earlier this year. Does this mesan he now has a criminal conviction. He did not have to appear in court. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,594 satisfied customers
I am a Permanent Resident of Australia (originally from Malaysia)
I am a Permanent Resident of Australia (originally from Malaysia) and I need to either renew my Permanent Residency or apply Citizenship soon. However I have been in trouble with the law and now have … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Dear Sir/ MadamIm a pr living in australia for close to
Dear Sir/ Madam I'm a pr living in australia for close to 5 years now. I want to apply for Aus citizenship. I was caught drink driving and my licence was cancelled for 2 years. I have it restored now … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I was issued with criminal infringement notice fines, and i
I was issued with criminal infringement notice fines, and i will pay for it. It's not going to be recorded in my criminal history. I am an overseas student, and assuming i meet all the conditions for … read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
I paid for this question today but did not get any response.
I paid for this question today but did not get any response. I do not know why. Please help. QUESTION: "Further to your rersponse on 20/6/09, I need your further legal advice to the following: (1) The… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I came to Australia Jan 2007 on a temp res visa. I had a conviction
I came to Australia Jan 2007 on a temp res visa. I had a conviction 15 years ago for handling stolen goods which I was under the impression was wiped off due to time and my police report then came bac… 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).

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

47,594 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