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 have 3 children ages 6,5,4. My ex partner wants 50/50
Hi there. I have 3 children ages 6,5,4. My ex partner wants 50/50 shared care. The children don't want this. They want to see and spend time with their father but then they want to come home. He just … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
We are about to breach a temporary parenting order because
Hi, we are about to breach a temporary parenting order because of new information regarding the children's mother's boyfriend who is currently up for rape and domestic violence. The children have been… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I'm wanting to know what I can do at the moment I have my
Hi there I'm wanting to know what I can do at the moment I have my children have had them since 24th of march I haven't herd from other parent and haven't been able to get hold of him or the school th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
When my daughter was roughly 18months her father and I got a
When my daughter was roughly 18months her father and I got a court order from a judge, after he wanted 50/50 custody, which I received day to day care and himself a few visitations per week and 1 over… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I am a NZ citizen and I have my children with me who are USA
I am a NZ citizen and I have my children with me who are USA citizens we left my husband as I was in a abusive relationship he is a drug addict doing "P" and a alcoholic. I am trying to get student fo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My 16 year old son moved out of my home without speaking to
My 16 year old son moved out of my home without speaking to me as he did not want to follow the house rules (no shift after 9pm at work on a school night, but weekends you work any shift you want. He … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I'm after advice on custody rights for a mother during a
I'm after advice on custody rights for a mother during a divorce. No legal obligations for the kids have been made yet but are in the hands of a lawyer at present. Can the father take the kids off her… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
Re: Family law query I am writing to ask in relation to my
Re: Family law query I am writing to ask for advice in relation to my legal rights while separating from my husband. Background My husband and I have been married for 11 years and have decided to sepa… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I am a member of a group of solo parents group that primarily
I am a member of a group of solo parents group that primarily interacts via a forum on Facebook. The forum is led by people who have set up a charity with the aim of helping solo parents. It's not an … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My name is***** and my partner are legally married
Hello. My name is***** and my partner are legally married but he has decided to move on with his life. He has found a house and so have I but I have a 7 yr old girl in the middle. They tried to make m… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
HelloI currently have shared care with my ex-partner for
Hello I currently have shared care with my ex-partner for the last three years of 60/40. we have two children, 7 and 5. My ex-partner is currently taking me to court for a hearing so he can get 50/50 … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My children 10 and 12, do not want to spend time with their
My children 10 and 12, do not want to spend time with their father as he calls them liars, yells at them and his wife smacks them before putting them in time out. He now lives in Australia and owes $2… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I have a childcare agreement signed with my ex-husband (dated
I have a childcare agreement signed with my ex-husband (dated October 2010) which was attached to our property settlement agreement and signed with both of our lawyers but not a judge. It states he wi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I have a 15 year old son and a 17 year old daughter in Auckland.
I have a 15 year old son and a 17 year old daughter in Auckland. I have shared Custody of my children. For safe keeping my husband has put their Birth Certificates and Passports into his safe. He has … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I have day to day care of my children (7 & 5 years), and my
I have day to day care of my children (7 & 5 years), and my ex-husband has the children every second weekend from beginning of this year, prior to that 1 night a fortnight which did not start unil 9 m… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
Hi there ChrisSince our last discussion 6 weeks ago, we are
Hi there Chris Since our last discussion 6 weeks ago, we are still in the same house with no progress other than to both agree on a separation, just sorting out semantics. My question to you now is as… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
Hi, my ex husband and I separated in April 2010. I have had
Hi, my ex husband and I separated in April 2010. I have had the main care of our two children since then. My ex was made redundant and has been out of work for 10 months but is now very close to secur… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
We currently have a shared care arrangement whereby our 13
We currently have a shared care arrangement whereby our 13 1/2 year old daughter spends time with her Dad and his wife of 8 years for 4 nights a fortnight, this was put in place by the NZ Fam Court in… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 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

31,686 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