Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Australia Law Questions
I have a PT course contract with onfit trainin college. I've
Hi. I have a PT course contract with onfit trainin college. I've paid half but are unable to complete te course due to injury. Is there a way to get out of it? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I just received an email from the school saying my enrolment
Hello, I just received an email from the school saying my enrolment and Coe have been cancelled today and I made payments covering the remainder of fees today (as an international student there were m… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Can an RTO - learning education institute ask that a student
Hi there! Can an RTO - learning education institute ask that a student must arrive at a certain time every day even if that student is also a full time carer of young kids? Do reasonable adjustments h… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I've had my access rights revoked to my childrens school
Hi,I've had my access rights revoked to my childrens school family portal where I was once able to enjoy seeing their school progress reports.I formally had these rights for over 5 years ,I am now div… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I enrolled open learning course back in 2005. I subsequently
I enrolled for a open learning course back in 2005. I subsequently withdrew from the course due to medical problems.As I am a nz citizen, the govt paid for the course. The school did not refund the co… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
, My 18 yo has recently been asked to leave breach
Hi, My 18 yo has recently been asked to leave for a breach of discipline (a really stupid mistake made & has a very severe lesson being learnt from this) from a dance college where they were enrolled … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
5,422 satisfied customers
i am trying to help my daughter who is a full-time uni
i am trying to help my daughter who is a full-time uni student and did some acting classes, unfortunately she took sick and had emergency surgery and was not able to attend a lot of classes. She is no… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Our young daughter (5yrs) attends a private Montessori
Our young daughter (5yrs) attends a private Montessori school. We signed a condition of enrolment form with them at commencement stating that they would retain the $2000 acceptance fee deposit we paid… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Hi, my name is ***** ***** I am a maintenance consultant living
Hi, my name is ***** ***** I am a maintenance consultant living in Brisbane. Last year I was made redundant while engaged in distance studies with the Central Queensland University (CQU). Due to an en… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
If an independent school rejects enrolling my children on the
If an independent school rejects enrolling my children on the basis that my children are mildly delayed and their grades are below average - are they legally entitled to do so? Do I have any legal rig… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Do I really have to pay my childs school fees for the following
Do I really have to pay my childs school fees for the following term when I was unable to give a full terms notice in writing? This is stated when filling out the paperwork but it still seems grossly … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
I recently moved my daughter to a different school. The Private
I recently moved my daughter to a different school. The Private school she was attending before has got a clause that you have to give 1 terms notice before you move your child to another school other… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
5,422 satisfied customers
We are withdrawing our teenager from a private school, but
We are withdrawing our teenager from a private school, but were unable to give the full terms notice as required by the school in order not to pay the next term's fees in full. We are withdrawing beca… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I enrolled in a course earlier this year and had agreed to
I enrolled in a course earlier this year and had agreed to pay the couse fees every quater. However, I decided to withdraw from the course before the start of the second quater and had officially sent… read more
Peter G.
Peter G.
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
767 satisfied customers
Sir, Right now We are on bridging visa for sub class 485.
Sir, Right now We are on bridging visa for sub class 485. I had enrolled my daughter into a local government school in Sept, 2009. At that time they told me that I need not pay for full fee paying stu… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
i am a international student at a uni for the past 2years.
i am a international student at a uni for the past 2years. i was not well for one semester and didnt not attend classes but informed the head of my department about it. he said it was ok and return wh… read more
Katrina Bell
Katrina Bell
Barrister Sole
Bachelor's Degree
468 satisfied customers
Our son attended a private independent Montessori pre school
Our son attended a private independent Montessori pre school for the last term of 2008. Due to his additional needs and after consultation with our therapy team it was decided that this environment wa… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
28,101 satisfied customers
Our local Secondary College demands a non-refundable deposit
Our local Secondary College demands a non-refundable deposit for all school camps and I want to know if legally they can do this for example for next year's camp costing $514 that want a $150 N/R depo… read more
Helen Downey
Helen Downey
Bachelor's Degree
42 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

4,293 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