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 son has a debt of $37000 mainly in credit cards. He has a
My son has a debt of $37000 mainly in credit cards. He has a vehicle which his partner is willing to take over the loan and the payments … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
35,602 satisfied customers
I came from Australia to live and work in New Zealand on
Hi there, I came from Australia to live and work in New Zealand on secondment for 2 years and had a private loan agreement with somebody who I am unable to pay. I am just concerned with them serving a… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
35,602 satisfied customers
I used to be a director of a company with my sister. We took
I used to be a director of a company with my sister. We took out a credit card. The card is in my name. I left that company in 2017 and they stopped paying the card repayments. Debt collectors are now… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
35,602 satisfied customers
My husband recently separated from the family. He has a
Hi My husband recently separated from the family. He has a credit card in his name only. I had a secondary card. He refuses to provide current details on this account. Is there any way I can freeze fu… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
35,602 satisfied customers
I would like to know if a credit card company can make me go
hi i would like to know if a credit card company can make me go bankrupt in australia? … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I have a number of credit cards with very large balances.
I have a number of credit cards with very large balances. These credit cards are all in my sole name. The debt is from family holidays, paying bills and some over spending on clothes, shoes, cosmetics… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My ex facto partner put caveat #1 on my house (that I solely
My ex facto partner put caveat #1 on my house (that I solely own) a few months ago. The interest claim was worded as follows: "Legal and equitable interest" and the facts: "The caveator as defacto par… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
I was the secondary card holder on a commonwealth bank
I was the secondary card holder on a commonwealth bank credit card. I had a balance of around $30,000 which I was making the monthly repayments on. The relationship broke down and I was employed by my… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,702 satisfied customers
, I'm hoping someone might be able to advise me re. the following.
Hi, I'm hoping someone might be able to advise me re. the following. During February 2001 I obtained a secured personal loan through a local credit union (country NSW) in order to purchase a*****wagon… read more
kmslaw
kmslaw
Special Counsel
Bachelor's Degree
215 satisfied customers
Hello, my daughter is at a gymnastics club and end of 2013
Hello, my daughter is at a gymnastics club and end of 2013 we were told that all fees would need to be up to date before registration for 2014 would be accepted. When we enquired about our outstanding… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
52,702 satisfied customers
If a defacto couple with three kids part ways. The man being
If a defacto couple with three kids part ways. The man being the main money earner with the house and all credit cards in his name & pays generous child support.. If they are selling the property & be… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
My son - Whom I have Power of Attorney for has a credit card
My son - Whom I have Power of Attorney for has a credit card with Citibank. After his assault he has brain damage and can no longer work. We activated the insurance he had on that account and a year l… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,600 satisfied customers
I have a question about my Credit report. WE can get a copy
I have a question about my Credit report. WE can get a copy for free and it seems the 2 main agencys are Veda Advantage and Dunn and Bradstreet. Will they have the exact same info one ach? Or do you n… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Finiancial Institution - My ex husband (divorce final 11th
Finiancial Institution - My ex husband (divorce final 11th Nov & was a Credit Card secondary card holder, however he had been taken off it) has gained internet access to my credit card & has spent $5,… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
To Maurice My mother has a credit card with a $10,000 limit
To Maurice My mother has a credit card with a $10,000 limit on it. She plans to spend the entire credit limit and then not pay leaving the property we own Jointly in Perth WA to have a lien put on it … read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
I have been separated from my wife for one year. We have a
I have been separated from my wife for one year. We have a credit card in joint names which she has been using. She has failed to make several repayments on it. I have recently been refused a car loan… read more
Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio
Principal Accredited Family Law Speciali
Bachelor's Degree
863 satisfied customers
Have had commonwealth bank credit card from approx early 2002
Have had commonwealth bank credit card from approx early 2002 of which had approx 3 transactions - had oversighted repayments, but had most up to date December 2008. my balance was $1500. Last month a… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
My daughter and I have owned a house in Brisbane for two years
My daughter and I have owned a house in Brisbane for two years which we have just sold. However on settlement date (last Wednesday) her estranged husband placed a caveat on the sale claiming he is ent… read more
Lillian DuRen
Lillian DuRen
Master's Degree
8 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

52,702 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

35,602 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