COMMON LEGAL QUESTIONS

Compensation

Alfred asks: Our sunroom was leaking. A roof repairer...

The Australian Consumer Law clearly provides that there are implied warranties with respect to the provision of goods and services. This would include the implied warranty that the work as undertaken was done so in a proper tradesman like manner. Obviously that...

Katherine asks: Last year I found out I’d been...

I am guessing this was a camera detected offence involving a car registered in your name, where your former husband paid the fine which took from you the ability to pass the blame onto the appropriate person. I would suggest that you...

Workplace

Silvana asks: I bought sunglasses with a two-year warranty....

There is very comprehensive consumer legislation in place at both the Commonwealth and State levels. Same provide for implied warranties. This would include that the service as provided was done so with acceptable care and skill so the item, in this case...

Gai asks: We own a small family business. I...

I assume that a formal demand for payment has been made and ignored. Regrettably you are then left in the position of having to commence legal proceedings to recover the amount outstanding. Claims such as this can be dealt with in the...

Dispute

shawn question

Regrettably the Government of New South Wales enacted some time ago regulations which prevent lawyers from advertising certain services. A proper and detailed response to your enquiry could be construed as advertising and contravene those regulations. However, doing the best that I...

Laurence asks: I engaged a company to repair my...

It is a bit hard to comment without knowing the Terms of that Engagement. I suspect the Company in question would say you engaged them to come out and try to fix the Alarm System. It would be unusual in the extreme...
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