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My friends husband and wife parted 9 years ago. They formed a legal trust and had the same lawyers all these years. They had two homes and therefore agreed to have 1 each. The husband added the mortgage of the second house to his current mortgage therefore making her house freehold and he paid the mortgage as well as helped pay rates etc when she wasn't able to. Their past wills read that on the death of the other the survivor would inherit everything but unbe-known to him she made another will in 2011 cancelling the first will with the same lawyers. She has since recently past away and the lawyers have contacted him to say they took out another will for her in 2011. He asked why he wasn't notified by them and feels betrayed because they had the same lawyers. There were also two children involved they are both in there 40's one is a stepson to the father and the current will gifts 84,000 from the trust to be divided between both boys. Is this ethical the stepson and son has contributed nothing to both properties not financially or otherwise. Is there anything he can do? … read more
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The Relationship Property was in a Family trust of which I
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Both my wife have remarried. We each owned seperate houses.
Both my wife have remarried. We each owned seperate houses. I sold mine after we married and we now live in her house. My wife has now added her children to the title of her house. I purchased another… read more
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Just some questions, my wife and I have a 5 year old son and
Just some questions, my wife and I have a 5 year old son and don't want to ever be in a situation where we see him only 50% of the time, were still good friends and are happy to stay living together, and even share the same bed, but were not in any type of physical relationship. Can we legally be separated … read more
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I am a happily married person with three good kids ie two
I am a happily married person with three good kids ie two daughters both recently married 26, and 25 and a son 21. Our family home is valued at approx 1.3M with only a small less than $100K mortgage. … read more
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My son was living with a girl mths in different houses, but
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I live in new Zealand my wife just filed against me in the
I live in new Zealand my wife just filed for divorce against me in the uk is the law same in both countrys… read more
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Are you able to recommend a really good South Island (Canterbury)
Are you able to recommend a really good South Island (Canterbury) based lawyer? My husband has a Personality Disorder and is extremely difficult. We are separated. This is a mess!! My partner (now hus… read more
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Hi I got married Feb 2013 we separated in jan 14, we own a
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My wifes mother died, leaving a mortgage free rental property
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My wife & I own a house together, she owes IRD money which
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Hi there, I am currently going through the separation process
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I am in the early stages of a seperation. My wife and i have
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Is there a lawyer who understands New Zealand relationship
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Hi there,thanks for your time, My wife has recently left our
Hi there,thanks for your time, My wife has recently left our marriage of twenty years,leaving me in the family home with our 15 year old son.I am currently paying all costs of the home,mortgage,rates … read more
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