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
Someone told me she was on the pill and she's now pregnant
Someone told me she was on the pill and she's now pregnant but not knowing who the dad is but she told the other person she stopped taking the pill and not me … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
A woman has identified my father as a DNA match for being
Hello, a woman has identified my father as a DNA match for being her grandfather through an ansestry site. Her dad (presumably an unknown son to my father) was born in 1972. This is the first my fathe… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Im not sure how to word this correctly but i shall try my
hi, so im not sure how to word this correctly but i shall try my best. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Looking for advice from a NZ lawyer regarding child custody
Hi, looking for advice from a NZ lawyer regarding child custody (day to day care) … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I'm enquiring on behalf of my son who will be 20 this year.
I'm enquiring on behalf of my son who will be 20 this year. He and his girlfriend just welcomed a baby girl into the world. Thing is the biological father may not be my son. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Paitenty de factor claim for custody father legal rights on
Paitenty de factor claim for custody father legal rights on unborn child due in 2 weeks 30/040/2020 against evelyn bray … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Basically I am wondering what route I can take my sons
Hi Pearl, basically I am wondering what route I can take my sons father is absent from his life but I want him to have involvement or be paying towards his costs as it's hard on my own. He is not down… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I raised a child for 8 years that I believed was my son. His
Hi there..I raised a child for 8 years that I believed was my son. His mother and I had an on and off relationship for 4 years. After my relationship with the mother of the child ended I continued to … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I was born in nz in 1970, my mum took my father to court and
Hi, I was born in nz in 1970, my mum took my father to court for paternity and blood tests confirmed 99% that he was my father. He said in court that he had a current girlfriend that was pregnant and … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Hi, 4 years ago I found out that a woman I was seeing on
Hi, 4 years ago I found out that a woman I was seeing on a very casual basis (3 times) was pregnant. She informed me she was keeping the child and was happy for me not to be involved. She said I had n… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
How do you go about getting a paternity test done. My sons
How do you go about getting a paternity test done. My son's ex is hounding him and claiming he is her daughters father but he is adamant they broke up before she was pregnant… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
if i saw a sex worker and a year later is naming me as the
if i saw a sex worker and a year later is naming me as the father, then a bailif gives me a court order for a hearing. Do i have to give a perternity test. can the judge order that?. what rights do i … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I left my sons father nearly three years ago. We were not
I left my son's father nearly three years ago. We were not in a relationship when my son was born in 2007 and he refused to sign the birth certificate for nearly 3 months so it was lodged late without… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My sons ex girlfriend is pregnant with his child, how does
My sons ex girlfriend is pregnant with his child, how does he go about getting shared custody of the child. As a grandparent do I have any rights re guardianship once the child is born Thankyou… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Hello My name is XXXXX XXXXX I have an 8 year old son.
Hello My name is XXXXX XXXXX I have an 8 year old son. His father an I seperated when my son was 3 weeks old. He is now trying to gain shared custody after unregular and limited visitation at times (n… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
more of a situation.. a woman fell pregnant and was unsure
more of a situation.. a woman fell pregnant and was unsure of the father as she had multiple partners. she chose to have the baby on her own 'regardless of the father'. now she is looking to work & in… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I had a baby girl June 13 2005, at the time of birth I was
I had a baby girl June 13 2005, at the time of birth I was living with and in a relationship with a man who is not her biological father, I'll call him EUG. At the time of her conception I had been sl… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
my ex-husband, who has abandoned my son and i, as my son just
my ex-husband, who has abandoned my son and i, as my son just turned one (now turning 5) has appeared by my doorstep about 3 weeks ago (twice, first was 3 weeks ago and the other a week after that). w… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 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

31,837 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