Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
I had a assault charge back in 2010. It was in NSW now I
It was in NSW now I live in Queensland. Had a police check in Victoria worked in pub. Now there telling me in Queensland I can't work with keno pokies. It was a assault charge not a stealing charge.I work with ALH company. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,882 satisfied customers
I was charged in 2004 with theft as a clerk or servant
Hello. I was charged in 2004 with theft as a clerk or servant in Queensland. I was required to pay a monetary penalty by the court and no conviction was recorded. In the elapsed period, I have since w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,882 satisfied customers
I had a drug conviction 13 years ago in nsw & now live in Brisbane.
I had a drug conviction 13 years ago in nsw & now live in Brisbane. Ihave no other records and wonder how long it takes for this to not show up for job interviews.… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,882 satisfied customers
Recently got done drink driving .094 at an RBT. This was
Recently got done drink driving .094 at an RBT. This was my second time drink driving but the policeman said that because my last offence was more than five years ago that this second offence would be… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello, I live at the Gold Coast in Queensland and unfortunately
Hello, I live at the Gold Coast in Queensland and unfortunately I have a criminal record. In 2010, I plead guilty and was convicted of the possession of a drug utensil, namely a coffee bean grinder. I… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I had a conviction for shoplifting 40 years ago. I was asked
I had a conviction for shoplifting 40 years ago. I was asked at the time whether I wanted a fine and have to visit the police station monthly for a few months or conviction and stupidly I said convict… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
5,422 satisfied customers
I have some criminal convections from about 21 years ago from
I have some criminal convection's from about 21 years ago from the one incident when I was young and stupid (still over 18 unfortunately). When I apply for jobs these days they all ask for your crimin… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,882 satisfied customers
I spent 18 months in a Queensland goal almost 20 years ago
I spent 18 months in a Queensland goal almost 20 years ago I now live in nsw and have worked for a company for over 5 years that has a police government contract which has just been renewed part of th… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My husband has a visa for myself to travel to US in June without
My husband has a visa for myself to travel to US in June without knowing I went to court 20 years ago for taking money from an employee which was all returned and I don't know if I have a conviction? … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am a 22 year old UK citizen and i was in Australia on a working
I am a 22 year old UK citizen and i was in Australia on a working holiday visa. A few months back I got caught shoplifting from a food store and the police were called out. This was my first offence a… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I was convicted when I was 17 years old with a 4 year sentence
I was convicted when I was 17 years old with a 4 year sentence to be suspended after one year imprisonment. after one year i was released however after 11 months i broke my parole where i was given a … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
In October 1989 I was charged with a criminal offence for stealing
In October 1989 I was charged with a criminal offence for stealing a serviette ring from a restaurant in Darwin, NT. I attended the Magistrates Court in Darwin, pleaded guilty and paid a fine. In Dece… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
5,422 satisfied customers
I recieved a drink driving conviction in queensland in 2003.
I recieved a drink driving conviction in queensland in 2003. It is now over 9 years later. I also recently recieved my national police certificate that states "this is to certify there are no court ou… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,882 satisfied customers
If I got caught shoplifting only once and went to caught got
If I got caught shoplifting only once and went to caught got a fine and paid the fine and had no conviction recorded will I have a criminal record? Because I am going for a job at the airport and it r… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I have been asked to provide consent for a National Police
I have been asked to provide consent for a National Police Check through a background checking agent for a job that I have applied for. Previously, I submitted a guilty plea for two counts of theft as… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
5,422 satisfied customers
I have a service record from when I was in the Australian Army
I have a service record from when I was in the Australian Army 20 years ago for using marijuana . I now wish to gain employment in the Queensland Education Department and therefore a police criminal h… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
47,882 satisfied customers
if someone has a conviction for shoplifting at the age of 18
if someone has a conviction for shoplifting at the age of 18 in 1982 in new south wales, would it be completely off the record now. iit was said at the time it was a 555A or something for first time o… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
If a person was charged with a criminal offence 18 yrs ago
If a person was charged with a criminal offence 18 yrs ago and nothing has ever come of it (no conviction) will that show up on a criminal history check… 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:

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

47,882 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