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 apartment landlord terminated my contract one week ago
My apartment landlord terminated my contract one week ago based on so-called smoking issue which not happened. And the only reason I left because I will leave the country soon. However, 3 days after I left my apartment, I found they still deducted my rental and I sent email to them asking situation, which they replied "will refund bond and excess rent in 14 days". But today, they sent another email to me about this so-called miscommunication and required me to keep the rental until the replacement. How should I reply to this new email? And what should I do in future? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
9,770 satisfied customers
My apartment landlord terminated my contract one week ago
My apartment landlord terminated my contract one week ago based on so-called smoking issue which not happened. And the only reason I left because I will leave the country soon. However, 3 days after I left my apartment, I found they still deducted my rental and I sent email to them asking situation, which they replied "will refund bond and excess rent in 14 days". But today, they sent another email to me about this so-called miscommunication and required me to keep the rental until the replacement. How should I reply to this new email? And what should I do in future? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
9,770 satisfied customers
The place is dirty and things are falling apart. Moved in
The place is dirty and things are falling apart. Moved in thinking I had oven. Oven broken replaced with a bench top one. Need the bench space. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
I'm currently with Optus and recently switched to nbn, since
I'm currently with Optus and recently switched to nbn, since the switch it has been a nightmare as my internet keeps dropping out I have chatted with them numerous times and they have sent out a technician but the problem is ongoing … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
If you have an arrest warrant in NSW and live in QLD can you
Hi, if you have an arrest warrant in NSW and live in QLD can you fly to Sydney without being arrested so you can present at a police station in Sydney to deal with your matter? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
9,770 satisfied customers
I have received a phone account of 329 $ and queried it as
Hi I have received a phone account of 329 $ and queried it as never received one of this amount and I was away in Jindabyne and the one day of 2 + g b plus smaller amounts on other days they tell me m… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
I am a tenant and I am struggling with the customer service
I am a tenant and I am struggling with the customer service at LJHooker, Canberra City. The manager Stacey Sheldrick called a few minutes ago in response to a email I sent an agent explaining quite po… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
My husband is Canadian and currently living there for
My husband is Canadian and currently living there for treatment of pancreatic cancer. He has been cleared on his recent MRI scan by the oncologists. He … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
9,770 satisfied customers
I've been contracted with optus 4 months for my business
I've been contracted with optus 4 months for my business mobile phone plans. When i signed they tell me that they going to send the phone bills to my house. At that time, on my license they still have… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
I've received a letter saying that I have failed to make
Hi Pearl I've received a letter saying that I have failed to make payments and that I'm at risk of being found guilty of contempt to court. But I cannot find another court date that I have missed. I w… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
Back in September my Tax agent sent all my original Tax
Back in September my Tax agent sent all my original Tax return documents to the wrong address and they have now gone missing. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
I work nsw dept of education. I have been in my current
Hi, I work for the nsw dept of education. I have been in my current position for a number of years, and have had four supervisors in that time. I went on Maternity leave last year and there were a num… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
Please Help me In February 2015 a couple of representatives
Hi, Please Help me In February 2015 a couple of representatives from the Brisbane Optus Business Team came to see me to try and get me to switch from our current supplier Telstra. They gave me their b… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
Leon, I am just wondering with family law court I have final
Hi Leon, I am just wondering with family law court I have final orders and they stipulate that my ex husband can only have supervised contact at the said contact centre it didn't say for how long or a… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
I'm a self represented litigant currently at Family Court. Last
I'm a self represented litigant currently at Family Court. Last year, April 2014, I with held my 2 daughters (ages 5 & 6 then) from going to Bali with my ex-husband, and he issued a ex-parte hearing. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
My rich father only ever paid required child support whilst
My rich father only ever paid required child support whilst I was the last of three kids raised in a single parent home. He continually isolated me and has never helped me financially in anyway. I hav… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
My youngest daughter is in the Uk at the moment, having been there to visit her dying gran
My youngest daughter is in the Uk at the moment, having been there to visit her dying grandmother. Grandma died and was cremated, but my daughter decided she wanted to stay on, to visit Majorca for a … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 satisfied customers
Hi I am currently serving a 6mth probation with an IT company,
Hi I am currently serving a 6mth probation with an IT company, I started working there in Feb of this year. The company has implemented a new on call procedure for outside of hours support, this was i… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
30,882 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

30,882 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

9,770 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

6,299 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

< 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