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
How to count the start date and an end date for a one year
How to count the start date and an end date for a one year residential lease? Example: start date: 05/09/201, end date is 05/09/2022 or 04/09/2022? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
34,380 satisfied customers
I know that I need to give a 28 days notice in case of
I know that I need to give a 28 days notice in case of vacating the premises and if I don't I can simply leave as long as I pay for that period. But what happens when is the property manager who says … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
34,380 satisfied customers
My University grandson has just taken a 6 months lease
My University grandson has just taken a 6 months lease 11/3/2020 -10/9/2020 in a boarding house in Wollongong and now needs to vacate breaking his lease early. The agent has advised that he needs to g… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
34,380 satisfied customers
I have a tenancy dispute related issue. I rented out a room
I rented out a room on my apartment filled the form, got the partial deposit from tenant who was renting she did not make full payment so I had to ask her to leave I did not give a month's notice as is the law but now is she is threatening the Vcat action even though she did pay the rent left the room without cleaning I was waiting to deposit money with bond office until after the full first payment was recieved. she moved out a month ago but only removed her stuff from my house last week she still has keys to my building which is not returning what is my defence if she takes Vcat action … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
My wife is ending a commercial lease on a factory. My wife
My wife is ending a commercial lease on a factory. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
WHen signing a lease agreement does the witness need to be
WHen signing a lease agreement does the witness need to be neutral from the contract being signed? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
34,380 satisfied customers
O Oops, sorry, pushed enter before finishing. NSW, Property
Good morning. O Oops, sorry, pushed enter before finishing … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
Wilson,Lawyer's assistant, ************** and I have a
Hello Pearl Wilson,Lawyer's assistant, my name is Maureen ************** and I have a problem with getting a tenant to vacate my workshop/storage shed which has been sold and the lease with this tenan… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I have a standard REIQ Commercial tenancy agreement for a
I have a standard REIQ Commercial tenancy agreement for a fixed 12 month term which ends 20th September 2016. Reference Schedule 5 "Option for Further Term" states N/A. On August 9th the agent rang me… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
My tenant has not paid rents for a few weeks. Could you
My tenant has not paid rents for a few weeks. Could you please advise what notices I require to issue in NSW? I would like to follow the law correctly. Also, the insurance company requires that I issu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I HAVE AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY VICTORIA ,IT IS CURRENTLY RENTED
I HAVE AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY VICTORIA ,IT IS CURRENTLY RENTED OUT . THE TENANCY AGREEMENT EXPIRED ON 30/6/2012 . THE TENANTS HAVE NOW GONE INTO A PERIODIC TENANCY. THE HAS TENANT HAS CONTINUALLY BEEN… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am due to move from the current rental premises to my own
I am due to move from the current rental premises to my own house in two weeks. I initially gave three weeks notice to the estate agent to vacate in late January after being informed by the builder th… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
We have a commercial lease and we paid 6 weeks in advance.
We have a commercial lease and we paid 6 weeks in advance. Do we stop paying 6 weeks before the lease expires/ Do we owe back amount as it was 6 years ago? We went over our lease by 2 days and the hol… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
The rent is$500 a week and the condition of the house is indescribable.
The rent is$500 a week and the condition of the house is indescribable. The neighbours have told us to make sure that we take photos of everything as he has never repaid a rental bond. It is a private… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
A young overseas student signed a Residential Tenancy Act 1997
A young overseas student signed a Residential Tenancy Act 1997 agreement for a 12 month fixed term rental on a residential apartment in Melbourne city. Prior to the end of the lease she removed all he… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
I have completed a lease for a commercial property a year ago
I have completed a lease for a commercial property a year ago and the agent has refused to refund the $8,000 bond until last week, but I only got $200 back. The premises was in the same order as the c… read more
Richard
Richard
Bachelor's Degree
48 satisfied customers
Regarding - Leasing Commercial Property I have been leasing
Regarding - Leasing Commercial Property? I have been leasing a factory unit for 6 years and at the start was signed into a 3 year lease. No contracts were drawn up after this and I have just continued… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
hi i rent a shop that the contract finish on jan08. i wrote
hi i rent a shop that the contract finish on jan08. i wrote a letter that i will vacate the shop 30days from the letter date . the agent say ok . on 27/5/08 i vacate the shop . the agent inspect the p… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 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:

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

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

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

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

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

33,424 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

34,380 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