Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
I have been separated from my husband for 14 years - we have
I have been separated from my husband for 14 years - we have 2 sons 33 n 29 - he has no other children. He died last week. There is no will. According to my son his father purchased a house n later co… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Who can challenge a will in western australia, No, but I
No, but I understand from an address given by the public trustee that children of a second wife can challenge … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Just doing some research my son received an affidavit but
Paul just doing some research my son received an affidavit but there are points/information that had not been declared by his ex. Just trying to find out if possible to make this information available… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
What happens when estate is willed to someone who dies
What happens when estate is willed to someone who dies before they get a chance to claim the inheritance? … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
5,988 satisfied customers
I'm in wa and My x has my 6 yr old son in Sydney I pick m up
I'm in wa and My x has my 6 yr old son in Sydney I pick him up for holidays here and in tas mania where we are from he is hard to get in contact with whilst he is with her and tells me she and the boy… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I would like some advice. My son died in June of last year
I would like some advice. My son died in June of last year and left no will. He has a son aged 12 years who is entitled to benefit from his whole estate. Apparently his mother is the recommended perso… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
my son is at the moment raising 4 of his 5 children, his x
my son is at the moment raising 4 of his 5 children, his x wife is getting child support for 4 children which were in her care before xmas, she was kicked out of her parents home for drug related issu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Hi I have a question relating to the contents of my fathers
Hi I have a question relating to the contents of my father's will specifically in relation to the 10% of his estate left to one of 6 grandchildren. Here are the relevant details: The grandchild in que… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Dear Sir/ Madam, I have three grandchildren with whom I have
Dear Sir/ Madam, I have three grandchildren with whom I have not been able to contact for 12 months,which breaks our hearts. The reason being is my 16yr. old grandaughter has accused my son her father… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
What legal rights have a family got when a person has died
What legal rights have a family got when a person has died and the will has been changed without other family members known.… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
What is definition of next of kin in Western Australian law?
What is the definition of next of kin with regards to Western Australian law, outside of the immediate family (mother, father, brother/sister or direct children)?… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
Re Wills 1. Does a child have a right to part of parents
Re: Wills 1. Does a child have a right to part of parents estate, when will gives all estate to grand childres? 2. Is Lawyer preparing will, responsible to cover possibility of a property left to a ch… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Hi there, In a will that names Grandchildren as the beneficiaries
Hi there, In a will written and determined in NSW that names "Grandchildren" as the beneficiaries, as their father (will maker's son) has passed away, is a grandchild that was adopted out at birth and… read more
Peter G.
Peter G.
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
767 satisfied customers
I know someone that is being falsly accused of sexual conduct
I know someone that is being falsly accused of sexual conduct with a child. He is her grandfather, in his mid-70's, a good man and has two daughters, both of whom were never abused. He is in Western A… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
What are my rights as a grandparent as to knowing the full
What are my rights as a grandparent as to knowing the full name and address of the partner my former daughter-in-law and 2 grandaughters now live with in WA? I have asked for this information and been… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello! My ex - wife died about a month ago. We had a son,
Hello! My ex - wife died about a month ago. We had a son, together who is 12yo in April, 2010. My ex - wife remarried three years' ago. My son presently lives with the new husband. Neither my name nor… read more
cmcd
cmcd
LLB
146 satisfied customers
The father of my grandchild, aged 5, was killed in a traffic
The father of my grandchild, aged 5, was killed in a traffic accident on Dec 19 in WA whilst working away. His mother (my daughter) and he didn't live together full time but he stayed at her rental ho… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
we been separated for almost a year, but not divorced. While
we been separated for almost a year, but not divorced. While in separation my partner inherited an estate.. can i clam some of that estate for our child… read more
Luis Batalha
Luis Batalha
Director
Bachelor's Degree
2 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

28,101 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

4,045 satisfied customers

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

< 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