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
My 88 year old mother has an issue with one of her
My 88 year old mother has an issue with one of her neighbours in terms of a bamboo hedge blocking her ocean view … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
35,025 satisfied customers
My name is **** - I've recently represented myself in
My name is **** - I've recently represented myself in Council chambers over a development issue next door to me wherein I feel like the little guy. Between myself and another neighbour we lost by one … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
35,025 satisfied customers
Can i block my neighbours view, for our backyard privacy?.
Can i block my neighbours view , for our backyard privacy?. My neighbour looks down on our back yard, & has got a view after we knocked down our house & vegetation between the 2 side houses. I have pl… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
35,025 satisfied customers
Neghbours planted bamboo (for privacy - they are higher than
Neghbours planted bamboo (for privacy - they are higher than us) about 4 years after we moved in. Bamboo is now 4-6m tall and is constantly dropping leaves clogging up my pool, patio and raised garden… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My husband Greg feel we are being bullied over a Bamboo
Hello, my name is ***** ***** husband Greg feel we are being bullied over a Bamboo Screening we had erected in our backyard, continuing on from our timber deck to give us privacy as we are situated at… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
35,025 satisfied customers
Who is responsible for tree trimming when the branches of a
Who is responsible for tree trimming when the branches of a tree extend into the neighbor's yard?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I live in a block of units, I bought the unit with a view.
I live in a block of units, I bought the unit with a view. The two houses in front of my block have both started growing bamboo with us inightly and the bamboo is blocking my view which detracts from … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Is a new 2 storey house allowed to be occupied when on the
Is a new 2 storey house allowed to be occupied when on the 2nd storey there is no balcony or protection surrounding 2 double door openings.. I'm in South Australia … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
One of the neighbours in the apartment block at the back of
One of the neighbours in the apartment block at the back of our property has given a copy of her Land and Environment Court Tree Dispute Application regarding the leighton cypress' at the rear of our … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My name is ***** ***** and my neighbours have lodged a QCAT
Hi, my name is ***** ***** and my neighbours have lodged a QCAT tree dispute regarding bamboo I planted to regain privacy lost when their home was constructed. The bamboo was in place when they bought… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hi Leon..... Just wondering your view on a recent development
Hi Leon..... Just wondering your view on a recent development completed by my neighbour under Complying Development. I now have the neighbours using a deck and looking straight into my bathroom. We ar… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hi Leon, I have some questions about retaining walls. Do
Hi Leon, I have some questions about retaining walls. Do you have extensive knowledge with these? I am looking for legal advice. I dropped the land height in my backyard by 1m. Q1. I found an existing… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
Hi We just finished building our home and the existing 2 storey
Hi We just finished building our home and the existing 2 storey 'beach shack' built most likely in the 1980s or 70s to the rear of our property has a balcony and 5 openings overlooking our backyard. T… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I would like to know which law comes under the category of
I would like to know which law comes under the category of wishing to sue a neighbour and a local Council for lack of peace and enjoyment of my property, also causing me anxiety and affecting my illne… read more
RJBLAW
RJBLAW
Principal
Bachelor's Degree
327 satisfied customers
I live in the established suburb of Floreat, Western Australia
I live in the established suburb of Floreat, Western Australia - attracted to the area 25 years ago by the trees. I have a Norfolk Island pine tree growing on my property at the apex to front boundary… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I live in Sydney NSW. My neighbour has just planted very tal
I live in Potts Point Sydney NSW (City of Sydney Council) My neighbour has just planted very tall bamboo which has completely obliterated my city view from my first floor. This was done without consul… read more
Peter G.
Peter G.
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
767 satisfied customers
Hi! We have recently moved into our new house. We have neighbours
Hi! We have recently moved into our new house. We have neighbours whose deck is built along the boundary of our property. The deck is above the fence line. They constantly stand on the end of the deck… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Our northerly neighbours back yard fence is 1.8 metres in
Our northerly neighbour's back yard fence is 1.8 metres in North Curl Curl and has added a 300mm high lattice attached on their side and is now growing a hedge that is reaching 2.4m on the fence line.… 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:

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

33,424 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

35,025 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