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Do I need a lawyer to apply rent?

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Do I need a lawyer to apply for occupational rent?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 10 months ago.

http://www.justice.govt.nz/family-justice/about-us/documents/forms/general-forms

You would need to apply to the Family Court and you don't need a lawyer for this. The forms are at the link above. However it is likely that your husband would defend this on the basis it should be paid on sale of the property, but there certainly is an argument he should pay the rental now.

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