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 husband an ex lawyer died in. My husband an ex lawyer
My husband an ex lawyer died in April this year aged 76. He left his super to myself however did not sign a Binding form. I have been in negotiation with Statewide ever since proving his will, birth certificate our marriage certificate etc. his super has been frozen and in their statement they said they would inform my two children to see if they have a claim. Today I saw a letter saying I now had to notify my children and it would be another period. I do have my own account but this is disgraceful how do women with not money and are reliant on this money manage. I am so angry with this delay when I have provided everything immediately and feel if this is the delaying tactic of funds then I need to bring this to attention and also a letter to newspapers. At this stressful time this is absolutely unacceptable. Sonja Walmsley … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
20,788 satisfied customers
I have typed a question to be answered by a solicitor re my
I have typed a question to be answered by a solicitor re my children getting some sort of money from their deceased father but as yet have not received an answer?… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
20,788 satisfied customers
My son is upset and depressed and threatening to KILL HOW
My son is upset and depressed and threatening to KILL HOW CAN I HELP HIM ,I CAN NOT INVOLVE POLICE. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
20,788 satisfied customers
My husband was put off work on TPD at age 52. He received
My husband was put off work on TPD at age 52. He received salary continuance superannuation payments until age 65. I have asked the company concerned about employer superannuation contributions for my husband. They said they don't pay it. I want to know if this is correct. Cheers Helen … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
My friend is off work and in constant pain, waiting for hip
My friend is off work and in constant pain, waiting for hip surgery, and has used most of her leave available. She has been told by SA Super that she will need to wait 3 months to access her Income Pr… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My husband Jamie passed away. Jamie had 3 super / life
My husband Jamie passed away. Jamie had 3 super / life insurance death benefits. One being a commonwealth super. Jamie had a will stating I was the beneficiary. I was also the nominated beneficiary. H… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My husband passed away in November. His superannuation and
My husband passed away in November. His superannuation and life insurance are both with AMP. i have provided all the necessary paperwork and death certificate, however I can't provide them with a coro… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
20,788 satisfied customers
Our daughter is estranged but not divorced from her
Our daughter is estranged but not divorced from her childrens ( age 7 & 9) father. He has taken his own life and we do not think he has a will. Who is his next of kin, our daughter, or his mother, his… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My eldest child Clinton Hammoned died on the 11 th of March,
Good morning, my name is***** my eldest child Clinton Hammoned died on the 11 th of March , he has super i wih sun super and Intrust , I am clintons mother Clinton has left his super to his five year … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I lost my husband in February this year and advise his super
I lost my husband in February this year and advise his super fund on which after A copy of his death certificate, etc they released his normal fund but the insurance side of it is still going on and i… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I am enquiring whether I am entitled to some sort of compensation
I am enquiring whether I am entitled to some sort of compensation from my mortgage provider. My husband passed away nearly 6 years ago. At the time, I rang my mortgage provider and informed them. I se… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I have been on workers comp since December with an eye injury.
I have been on workers comp since December with an eye injury. I am being sent to a specialist in Melbourne from Darwin for an independent assessment by the Insurance company. My vision is permanently… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
My husband and I are Teachers. Recently the Northern Territory
My husband and I are Teachers. Recently the Northern Territory has brought out a Working with Children Check. In 2005, my Husband's daughter accused him of 1 count of indecent dealing and 1 count of s… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi, not really sure if you can help but just thought I try.
Hi, not really sure if you can help but just thought I try. My husband was killed on duty while serving in the Northern Territory Police Force. My children were only 3 and 10 month old at the time. Be… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My 21 year old Stepdaughters Father has recently passed away. 10
My 21 year old Stepdaughters Father has recently passed away. 10 days before he died he was newly married. He also has 2 dependant children 11 years & 8 years from a prevoius marriage. What entitlemen… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi, my partner, Kelvin, has a 4yr old daughter living in another
Hi, my partner, Kelvin, has a 4yr old daughter living in NSW with his previous partner(also mother of the child) She lives with her parents and claims full single mother benefits, and does not have a … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
The Northern Territoty Family & Communities (NTFC) section
The Northern Territoty Family & Communities (NTFC) section of Dept Health & Families, NT were involved in an investigation into allegations of neglect, sexual and emotional abuse of my six grandchildr… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My husband is abusive, I have not filed charges on him. I
My husband is abusive, I have not filed charges on him. I want to leave the state (NT) with my children, I have been given 3 months stress leave from work, my Dad has offered us his house in SA for th… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 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.

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

32,717 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

20,788 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,501 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

< 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