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I am keen to know if my research which includes having two
I am keen to know if my research which includes having two law firms in NZ keen to move to more formal discussions once I am in NZ, school places set, a house to live in on arrival in NZ, both sets of Grandparents and immediate families all in the area, my close friends also in the same suburb as well as the children having relocated twice internationally already over the last 5 years make my case relatively strong? … read more
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I live in New Zealand. I have a property Assets question. We
We been together 4 years married for just over a year. I moved at the time into his house obtained through his late wife's passing. We renovated the home together paying debts together. Does this class a 50/50 split. We bought a house together which is a 50/50 split. The UK property he owned before our marriage, how would that be split. At the time I sold all my goods to move in to the home.… read more
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I'm living in NZ, my husband is living in UK last 5 months.
Good morning. I'm living in NZ, my husband is living in UK last 5 months. We have two kids 3 and 1 years old. My husband decided to divorce. He wants to divorce and threatening that he will take the k… read more
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Just wondering about NZ law with living with a partner. I
Just wondering about NZ law with living with a partner. I moved back from UK almost 2 years ago. Partner foreign, now has NZ residency. If we broke up after 2 years, would she be entitled to half my a… read more
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I am researching information for my partner of 6 months, he
Hello, I am researching information for my partner of 6 months, he has split from his wife 8 months ago and has 2 children and a mortgage with her. He is about to go to a solicitors appointment tomorr… read more
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My husband is NZ. We met in Africa mid 2006, had our first
Hi, I'm Australian and my husband is NZ. We met in Africa mid 2006, had our first son April 2011 and got married in Gibraltar June 2012. July 2012, We conceived a second child and in Sep 2012 I discov… 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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I was in a relationship for twelve years my partner broke up
I was in a relationship for twelve years my partner broke up with me and married someone else within a year and a half. The account we had in the UK he had control over and he did not split our financ… read more
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I have 2 boys aged 13 and 15 who were born in the UK. I moved
I have 2 boys aged 13 and 15 who were born in the UK. I moved here in 2008 with them in the hope their father would join us but after 2 years it was clear the relationship was over. We were not marrie… read more
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Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out
Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out of control student loan. Like many others living abroad for 10 yrs I have stupidly ignored my student loan (about $50000) but honestly i have… read more
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My husband had initially agreed to give our children a share
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I have a NZ student loan of $24,000. I am a uk citizen (but
I have a NZ student loan of $24,000. I am a uk citizen (but also have an Australian Passport) and have lived in the UK almost all of my life and this is where my family and I are now and we have no in… read more
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Hi chris, my ex-husband has contacted my 14 year old school
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Hello,I am originaly from the UK.I met my New Zealand husband
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Im separated since Nov 2010, I'd been with my partner for 20 years and I owned a house and then in 2008 we consolidated debt and I used my house as calateral and I put the house under both our names. … read more
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