New Zealand Law

Have New Zealand Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related New Zealand Law Questions
I'm wanting to find out about a child's rights to have
Hi, I'm wanting to find out about a child's rights to have maintainance paid by a father who has paid very little due to limited earnings (not declaring earnings). My grandson is now 12 years old,his … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
Situation: I live with my husband and my two children (my
Situation: I live with my husband and my two children (my childrens father lives elsewhere). We also have shared care with his ex wife of his two children. It is a 50:50 arrangement,. We also pay thro… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
How many years after child support entitlement ceased can
How many years after child support entitlement ceased can IRD change their mind and say that the liable parent has now been assessed differently out of the blue? We r facing this 3 yes on cs ceasing, … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
I am 37 years old ad my sister is two years older.
Hello. I am 37 years old ad my sister is two years older. When I was eight my father moved to Australia. He paid no child support and IRD wiped his child support debt/duties as they say there was no s… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
I separated from my husband approximately 2006 and we both
I separated from my husband approximately 2006 and we both signed a parenting agreement to outline what was agreed for the parenting of our son. Our son is now 15 years of age. Over this time my ex-hu… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
My ex husband and I have had a private arrangement regarding
My ex husband and I have had a private arrangement regarding child support because he is self employed and the formula assessment amount works out to the minimum due to the way he operates his company… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
HI, I separated form my girls dad 2003. We agreed to the
HI, I separated form my girls dad 2003. We agreed to the IRD amount worked out but he would pay direct to me. This amount has only changed once ( when he met his 2nd wife and took on her 2 children ) … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
My ex husband and I have a child support agreement drawn up
My ex husband and I have a child support agreement drawn up by solicitors, in place for nearly 2 years. I was to be paid according to the IRD calculation assessment formula, but done privately. Paymen… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
Please advise me: I have 14yr old son, 50/50 shared custody
Please advise me: I have 14yr old son, 50/50 shared custody agreement with x husband (Divorced). My X earns substantially more than I annually, so IRD have him pay $93.00 wkly Child maintenance. The X… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
I current am earning around $100,000.00 per year and have been
I current am earning around $100,000.00 per year and have been assets to pay Child mantainance of $400.00 per week which will inpact on me putting me in a situation of having to sell my home. Is there… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
We were paying child support but it ceased in January 2010
We were paying child support but it ceased in January 2010 when the youngest child came into our care. We have just received a review of child support on ground 8. How far back can the review go?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
Hi There,I currently live in australia and had my children
Hi There, I currently live in australia and had my children x 2 living with me last year...they have decided they would like to stay with their mother in nz again and i agreed to keep them happy. I ty… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
When dos the new law come into affect for trusts. I have a
When do's the new law come into affect for trusts. I have a ex-husband that is hinding income in his trust to lower his everyday income to avoid paying child support.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
I have been in contact with the IRD from what I gather than
I have been in contact with the IRD from what I gather than now looking at my income in Austrtalia. And from what I understand they also use the exchange rate & inflation. The only reason I move to Au… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
We are taking the IRD to Family Court to object against their
We are taking the IRD to Family Court to object against their decision of the amount of child support we need to pay. Can they in the meantime take money directly out of our bank account as we are not… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
My husband has one child living in New Zealand with her
My husband has one child living in New Zealand with her mother, we moved to Australia 3 years ago in which he has paid monthly child support to his ex in a private agreement they both came to, now 3 y… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
I am currently paying child support but have been told that
I am currently paying child support but have been told that as I'm also paying off debt under joint names i.e. mine & my ex fiance's that this should have been taken into account & that the support pa… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers
hi there, i have a question, my daughter lived with me full
hi there, i have a question, my daughter lived with me full time until which time a shared care arrangement was put in place, but her dad never paid child support to me for the time she was living ful… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,281 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris The Lawyer

Chris The Lawyer

Lawyer

31,281 satisfied customers

42 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

LawNZ

LawNZ

Other

31 satisfied customers

Trusted advisor to businesses and individuals on company, consumer, employment, IP, and trusts issues, among others.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,699 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

LawEducator

LawEducator

Attorney

52,174 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

33,811 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,261 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x