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    QLD Out of time - do I submit a statement of claim after misconduct tribunal?

    Hi Everyone, I've got a unique situation. I believe I am entitled to compensation due to somebody breaching their duty of care to me but the 3 year limitation period comes up next week and I'm yet to lodge a statement of claim with the court. I'm comfortable I satisfy all the elements to pursue...
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    SA Permanently Disabled from the medical negligence of a Specialist. What is the time frame for legal a

    Good afternoon, I am hoping if someone can tell me how long do I have and if there are exceptions accepted if someone was too late? Thank you for taking the time out to answer or read my post
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    QLD "Statute of Limitations" or Similar on Child Support?

    I am in my 60s and have been living outside of Australia for over 40 years and have recently had attempted contact by a charity who claim I may be the father of a 45-year-old man. They are offering me no information other than the man's name and ask me to contact them which I am reluctant to do...
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    WA Part Performance in an Oral Contract - Any Ideas?

    So I've got a real tricky one here. It involves an oral purchase agreement of a property that is now being reneged on. Long story short, we had agreed to purchase a house from the in-laws for a set amount. 12 years later MIL has a complete breakdown and destroys her relationship with daughter...
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    Statute of limitations for sexual assault in qld

    What is the statute of time limitations for making a complaint regarding a sexual assault in Queensland?
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    QLD Postie from Australia Post Giving Mail to my Ex?

    Hi all. Firstly I think it’s great that you respondents take the time to help people through their legal issues - respect. I’ve got a problem where someone I know who works for Australia Post has been giving my mail to an ex-gf. The person is my brother who I’ve been in a dispute over a family...
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    NSW Statute of Limitations on Traffic Law Matters?

    Can someone please help with the time limit that the prosecution has in order to prosecute? I have been waiting over 12 months for my day in court. Is there a statute of limitations for traffic law matters?
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    QLD Statute of Limitations for a 5-Year-Old Speeding Ticket?

    I got a notice form Qld State Penalties Enforcement Registry today (22/8/18) stating that I have an overdue account reminder for a speeding ticket back on 2/3/2013. Not only is this the first time I have been given any notice of this offence it was over 5 years ago and I don't even remember if...
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    NSW Statute of limitations for recovery of larceny as clerk or servant

    I was sentenced in 2011 in the local court for larceny as clerk or servant. It was a complicated situation and I was treated very leniently with no orders made to repay the sum of money involved. Whilst in prison my (for want of a better word) victim took civil action and so I was forced to...
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    VIC Suing Couple for Aiding and Abetting the Kidnapping of Children?

    I am seeking some help please. I recently received some legal documents from a Japanese lawyer. Amongst them were written statements from a Melbourne couple, stating that they had been given power of attorney by my wife, to do things on her behalf as she quickly left Australia, kidnapping our...