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
Family law - coersion and undue influence over elderly
Family law - coersion and undue influence over elderly mother over changes to previously agreed power of atorney & guardianship, medication and change to will by one of 5 children. Mother scared to sa… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
12,899 satisfied customers
My question relates to our parents will. My father passed
Good evening, my question relates to our parents will. My father passed away several years ago and his entire estate was rightfully left to my mum. I was not ever shown dads will by the brothers who w… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
12,899 satisfied customers
My issue relates to my sisters attempt to organise a
hi Pearl. my issue relates to my sisters attempt to organise a fulltime carers pension through Ballina Centrelink service. she began the process nearly six months ago. went today to service centre wit… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
12,899 satisfied customers
I'm hope you can point me in the right D, I hope you will be
Hi I hope you will be able to point me in the right direction. I'm trying to help my niece, to be able to get access to the services for proper home care for her Mum and Dad. She is in Sydney, and has had to resign from her jop to take care of her parents. She has been caring for them for nearly three years. My brother (her father), has Parkinson's disease, and is in the early stages of Dementia, and my sister in law has got terminal cancer. I am 73years old, live in Perth WA, and am a fulltime carer for my wife, who in June 2015, was afflicted with an aneurysm, and stroke. At that time I was prepared for the worst, however, my wife is thriving now due to the care that the system here in WA. She will never be able to cope as normal but we have a good provider here in WA, thanks to the help from Human Services, and the ACA Team. As I am not as capable as what I used to be, l thank God that we have great services here. I am not an ACAT recipient, but my wife who is level 4, and that helps me to cope with her everyday needs. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
12,899 satisfied customers
What forms need to be filled in to be able to have someone
Hi there, what forms need to be filled in to be able to have someone make decisions over your health and wellbeing. We are power of attorney over mum's finances, but what do we need to fill in for dec… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
I have 20yr old developmentally delayed son and just found
Hi, I have 20yr old developmentally delayed son and just found out it is quite difficult to obtain copies of some medical records. His general mental age is estimated to be 7 to 10yrs at this stage. D… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
12,899 satisfied customers
When a parent is deemed incapable of making a decision in
When a parent is deemed incapable of making a decision in the interests of her health, what are the legal options moving forward with her care?… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
What happens one of two guardians are constantly disputing
Hello. What happens one of two guardians are constantly disputing issues which are not important how can you stop that person basically causing conflict? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Possibly. My mother has been made a permanent resident in an
Possibly. My mother has been made a permanent resident in an aged care facility by my sister who is her EPOA but against my mother's wishes. Now my sister intends to sell my mum's unit also against he… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Second opinion] Is information on this site confidential? My
Second opinion] Is information on this site confidential?… read more
kmslaw
kmslaw
Special Counsel
Bachelor's Degree
215 satisfied customers
I am in the process of taking my brother to NCAT for monies
Hi. I am in the process of taking my brother to NCAT for monies he has taken from my mother who has dementia and is in a care facility. I am seeking financial management and guardianship. I have submi… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Can I ask a question here? NSW, Wollongong. My sister is a
My sister is a Power of Attorney . completed a few years ago before mum lost her memory. Which is fine. I live with mum and my sister and i both have access to her account and pay bills etc. Now we have to provide power of attorney (enduring i'm guessing) to the Dep of Vet Affairs. What if my sister only has general power of attorney and not enduring? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
My sister1has authority to operate my mothers bank account
My sister1has authority to operate my mothers bank account on a A17. She has now appointed herself as Enduring Power of attorney but has not informed the bank . My mother is not in the Enduring phase … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
My Sister and her boyfriend has moved in down stairs at my
My Sister and her boyfriend has moved in down stairs at my mum house, which they have been living there on and off for a few years now. I have got concerns as my mother has dementia and also my sister… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
MY SISTER IS A BENEFICIARY UNDER DECEASED ESTATE (MY LATE FATHER)
MY SISTER IS A BENEFICIARY UNDER DECEASED ESTATE (MY LATE FATHER) BUT SHE HAS SOME MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES POSSIBLE (SCHIZOPHRENIA) RESULTING IN HER REFUSING TO ACCEPT OR ACKNOWLEDGE HER INITIAL SHARE OF… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Principal Solicitor
5,422 satisfied customers
The registered owner of an unencumbered residential property
The registered owner of an unencumbered residential property wants to lodge a caveat to prevent any other person dealing in their property. Which items in schedule 2 -actions prohibited should the own… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
6,880 satisfied customers
My mother has been diagnosed with dementia. My sister and i
My mother has been diagnosed with dementia. My sister and i are guardians and until recently my sister was the administrator. These decisions were made by the State Administration Tribunal. How do we … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
HI my brother and I have power of attorney over our mother
HI my brother and I have power of attorney over our mother who has last stage dementia.I am running her care out of my house and hers 6 out of 7 days.My brother is doing 1 day friday and is not delive… 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

32,049 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

12,899 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

6,880 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