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    NSW Can a NSW solicitor not admitted by the NSW Bar Association hold themselves out as a 'solicitor and barrister'?

    This man has a supervised practicing certificate in NSW. The NSW Bar Association says that he is not admitted to the bar. His email footer says, and he introduces himself as, a 'solicitor and barrister'. Kosher?
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    VIC IO taken out in Vic against QLD Respondent for alleged event in NSW

    Hi everyone. Just wondering if anyone has any advice. I'll try and keep it brief. This is for a friend, not me. :) Friends version can be substaniated with witnesses or evidence. Male friend (respondent) had casual relations with a female (applicant) from late 2018 in QLD. Applicant moved 2...
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    Long service leave in NSW

    Hi, I have been working for the same business for over 12 years and recently left my job with no real notice, just calls and texts. Am I still entitled to my long service leave, I'm in NSW Sydney
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    NSW Claiming Damages for Non-Financial Loss in NSW?

    Can damages for inconvenience, shock, distress, humiliation etc be claimed in the NSW local court in small claims and NSW Civil and Consumer Tribunal small claims?
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    NSW Buying poor car from private seller that lying the car problem

    Hi, My husband bought used car from private seller on Facebook . We paid in cash. After bought we drive back and went to car repair service to check because we felt something wrong with the engine. We also asked him about the engine problem but he lied to tell he said no problem. As repairer...
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    NSW Wanting to sublease 3rd room in house

    Hi there, A friend and I have recently rented a 3 bedroom place and are looking for a 3rd person to move in. We applied for the place and as it's a 3 bedroom place we assumed 3 people would be okay, we got accepted and transferred the deposit (2 weeks rent) and bond (4 weeks rent) before we...
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    NSW We're entitled to nothing

    On new years day, a unregistered, uninsured stolen car crashed in to our house. We are the tenants and only lived here for two months. We stupidly did not have renters insurance. The driver and his passenger fled the scene. We've not had any updates from the police. We're currently living...
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    NSW Am I Still a Mandatory Reporter?

    Hi, I have been an MR in the past for my career in the Gov't. I wrapped up employment in that field in early 2019 and have not been in any MR fields since. My question is, as an ex-MR, am I still obliged by law to report any concerns or not? I am unable to find anything within the Children...
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    NSW Foreigner entitled to divorce settlement

    My de facto partner and i have just bought a house in both names and 100% borrowed. He has a wife back in tbe philippines he hasnt seen for over twenty years, a failed annulment case took them to res judicata. We have been together ten years, lived together seven and have three children. He is...
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    QLD Spent Conviction - Living in QLD with Convictions in NSW?

    18 years ago, I was charged in NSW for an assault and was given a 9-month suspended sentence. I am deeply regretful of my past actions and have remained out of trouble since. Currently, I live in QLD and have for the past 10 years. Does the QLD spent conviction scheme apply to my conviction for...