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    VIC Property Settlement Time Limit - Is It Too Late?

    Hi, My current partner separated from his wife in 2009 & divorced in 2013. They have 4 children together, 3 of them mostly living with us while she sorted herself out. We were financially alone in all that but have always circuses to the ex’s demands to try and help the children have a...
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    VIC Help with Credit Corp Queries?

    I have 2 debts with Credit Corp from Comm Bank, both personal loans. These debts are from around 2006 when I was 19-20 years old and I have been paying them pretty consistently. The first debt was for $5237 and I have paid $7560.00 and still owe $2888.00. Today I asked for my loan contract and...
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    WA Financial hardship due to child support payments

    Hi, My partner and I both have children from a previous marriage. I have a 9-year old who lives with us. My partner has a 20-year old, who lives on his own, and a 17 and 14 year old. The two youngest ones live with their mother. I receive child support from my ex for our son. My partner and his...
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    QLD Credit Corp Chasing a Debt - What are Our Rights?

    Hi there, Credit corp have been chasing a debt from my mum and harassing her. She definitely had a credit card with GE Money but had thought it was closed down. They are now ringing her about a $2300 debt. Is it possible her account has just accrued fees and charges over that time and because...
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    VIC Financial Hardship - Letter of Demand for Excess Costs?

    I was involved in a car accident where the other person claims I was at fault. I have received a letter of demand from their lawyer to pay costs in excess of $10,000. I am currently on Centrelink benefits as income only and have no significant assets (ie. Car, house, etc). What should my...
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    NSW How to Get Money Back from SDRO?

    The SDRO just garnished all of the money in my account. However, almost all of $551 they took was actually bond money that was due to be paid to someone else. It was in my savings bank account, waiting to be paid to an outgoing subtenant. Evidence: - The amount in the savings account was the...
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    NSW Ex took my son, I have a chronic health issue & cannot work, am I entitled to spousal support?

    My husband took up a job overseas in 2015, in early 2016 I became very ill, we came back in Australia for my testing and treatment. Testing revealed I have a rare and chronic debilitating condition. I can only get the treatment I need here in Australia, because it is not available in SE Asia...
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    QLD Salary Change - Breach of Contract?

    I work at a company where I had an employment contract for full time employment at 80k PA plus superannuation. The director came to me and stated that due to financial hardship, the rate would be reduced to 60k for a while until things got better. I agreed to this verbally to do my part. It has...
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    QLD How to Access Superannuation While in Prison?

    Hi there, I was wondering what the process was for accesing superannuation while in prison. I understand the process for early access of super under normal circumstances eg financial hardship requires 26 weeks on centrelink allowance. However I cannot find anything on the requirements and...
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    WA Protection of Furniture Design - Intellectual Property Law?

    Hi, I am a professional designer with 35 years experience in the field. I have developed a range of furniture that I would like to licence to perhaps, a multinational furniture company. I am unable to pay a lawyer for assistance. This is due to myself recovering from cancer (this is not to...