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 built a privacy fence on my property back from the
Hi I have built a privacy fence on my property back from the current boundary fence with in Counsel regulations of height. The existing Pauling boundary fence is still in place. My neighbour has hand … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
We have a neighbors tree impacting our yard and evidence of
Hi , we have a neighbors tree impacting our yard and evidence of the root system effecting our septic system and soakage pits as well as boundary fence and creating uneven ground. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
Need information on trees and other issues with boundary
Need information on trees and other issues with boundary fences within the city of Albany … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
We have just found that our neighbour at the back of our
Hi, we have just found that our neighbour at the back of our property has been chopping down trees, garden, vines up to 4m in by 6-8m wide on a steep block. He's admitted to trespassing and has remove… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
My neighbours have 2 huge Morton Bay Fig trees on the fence
my neighbours have 2 huge Morton Bay Fig trees on the fence line dividing our properties. They didn't plant the trees. They have had an arborist to assess the situation and he said they would have to … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 satisfied customers
Under the Qld legislation can the neighbour remove anything
https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/html/inforce/current/act-2011-025#ch.3-pt.1 Under the Qld legislation can the neighbour remove anything over their side of the fence above 2.5m without giving m… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 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
52,645 satisfied customers
My question relates to the : Qld, Neighborhood Disputes
Hi my question relates to the : Qld, Neighborhood Disputes ( dividing fences and trees) Act 2011 Chapter 3 ,Part 4. My neighbour has asked me to remove overhanging branches.In general i am prepared to… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
Branches of my neighbour's trees overhang my property and drop
Branches of my neighbour's trees overhang my property and drop substantial amounts of leaves and flowers into and around my swimming pool. I wish to cut the branches back to the boundary line which I … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 satisfied customers
A neighbour behind our property wants us to cut down trees
A neighbour behind our property wants us to cut down trees to improve their view. We do not share a common boundary but our properties are divided by an access area of common property. (We live on an … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 satisfied customers
Alex, My name is***** have a problem with tree roots
Hi Alex, My name is***** have a problem with tree roots invading from the rental house next door. The trees are planted very close to the dividing fence and are now quite tall and overhanging the fenc… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 satisfied customers
. I live at Camp Hill Brisbane & I arranged at my expense
Hi. I live at Camp Hill Brisbane & I arranged at my expense for professional tree loppers to cut a Poincianni tree overhanging my fence line back in line with the fence. The tree loppers had to climb … read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
A neighbours cocos palm trees overhang my block in such a
A neighbour's cocos palm trees overhang my block in such a way that they drop fronds on to the backyard and building. (My block is a unit and the backyard area is very small.) They are mature trees an… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
IN NSW WHAT LEGISLATION COVERS DISPUTES BETWEEN NEIGHBOURS
IN NSW WHAT LEGISLATION COVERS DISPUTES BETWEEN NEIGHBOURS IN RELATION TO OBSTRUCTING VEIWS WHERE ONE TREE ONLY IS CONCERNED… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 satisfied customers
Is there any law that allows the trimming of neighbours trees
Is there any law that allows the trimming of neighbours trees if they are affecting the view and the value and saleability of a property. Kevin Power… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 satisfied customers
We have a neighbouring property which has extremely high trees
We have a neighbouring property which has extremely high trees in it's front yard. These trees cause us to loose approximately six hours sunshine to our property each autumn and winter days. These tre… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
In Australia, Qld what are my rights and how do I claim for
In Australia, Qld what are my rights and how do I claim for damages made by a neighbours tree where the roots have grown thru my concrete tank and has destroyed my water tank.......it is a very large … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I have a nuisance query. I have 3 tall gum trees near my back
I have a nuisance query. I have 3 tall gum trees near my back fence. Two are healthy and half grown and lean towards the back fence, and most branches overhang my neighbour's property. None have falle… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
52,645 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

52,645 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