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My son has a student loan debt that went from $50,000 to
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, my daughter is currently in Australia in a refuge centre
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If I go bankrupt in New Zealand from living in Australia, when
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I was granted residency to NZ as a skilled migrant in 2012.
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I am a US citizen and an ex permanent resident of NZ. I left
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Hi, Im looking for legal advice regarding accumulated student
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Hi I am wanting some information regarding bankruptcy in
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Hello I left NZ last year in Sept leaving nothing behind
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I am a New Zealand citizen currently living and working abroad.
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I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab
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Hi thereMy question is again regarding student loan repayment.
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