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Have been made bankrupt 2 years ago. Am in my second year of
Hi - have been made bankrupt 2 years ago. Am in my second year of 3 years bankruptcy. Would like to apply for an early discharge - can I do this on my own or do I need a lawyer to reproduce me? How do… read more
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I have a question on New Zealand bankruptcy. From online
I have a question on New Zealand bankruptcy. From online forums, I have seen a post from a couple of bankrupted people (who are residing in Australia but have a student loan debt in NZ) saying that th… read more
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Prior to bankruptcy, it was concluded that there was a
Prior to bankruptcy, it was concluded that there was a negligence claim against a law firm . After the discharge of bankruptcy,the question is can i pursue a claim personnally under NZ Law. Thank you … read more
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New zealand bankrupts have official assignees to control
hey new zealand bankrupts have official assignees to control their assets and disperse amongst creditors trying to find the legal rights of the nz bankrupt google offers little … read more
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Currently I have just started serving a NZ bankruptcy from
Currently I have just started serving a NZ bankruptcy from the UK. As I am self employed in the UK the OA has requested all bank statement for the duration. As far as I understand, that at least for m… read more
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Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated
Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated late fees, interest an penalty's as I reside in Australia. I have made only minor repayments and want to know where I legally stand as I… read more
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I have just been adjudicated bankrupt. The official assignee
I have just been adjudicated bankrupt. The official assignee as decided to disclaim shares I have in a company - instead of transferring them to my partner. My question is : What happens to the discla… read more
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Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000
Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000 student loan there. He has been living here since 1998. He started trying to repay it but then we got into financial trouble in the UK. If th… read more
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I was charged with cultivation of cannabis I had 2 houses on
I was charged with cultivation of cannabis I had 2 houses on on one title I grew pot in one lived in other they where both forfeited upon conviction. I got 11 months home d. After forfeiture I had to … read more
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I am helping my 82yr old friend with a No Asset Procedure.
I am helping my 82yr old friend with a No Asset Procedure. The department have come back with a list of 5 properties that were once owned by her or her & her deceased husband. They want paperwork to s… read more
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I am having the most difficult time ever in my life and I
I am having the most difficult time ever in my life and I am afraid that I have to give up my property in Auckland sadly. I have to pay my mortgage of NZ$625 every fortnight which is more than what I … read more
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Hi Chris I was placed in bankruptcy earlier this year. I have
Hi Chris I was placed in bankruptcy earlier this year. I have disclosed everything to my OA and as I have lost all my assets this was relatively straight forward. I am now single as the whole thing of… read more
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My property has been disclaimed by the Official Assignee and
My property has been disclaimed by the Official Assignee and I understand that I can claim the property back by securing a vesting order. I would like to know if the property will come back to my owne… read more
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Hi - I am looking at going bankrupt over very old debt, (5
Hi - I am looking at going bankrupt over very old debt, (5 years) that resulted in my husband and I loosing our business and he went banckrupt, a lot of the debt came over to me. I tried to pay it bac… read more
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Hi Chris, I have spent some time talking to the Insolvencies
Hi Chris, I have spent some time talking to the Insolvencies service in NZ. They are telling me the following things: 1. She can't file for NAP until her business is officially insolvent. I have no id… read more
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Hey Chris, Hope all is going well. A follow on to this -
Hey Chris, Hope all is going well. A follow on to this - we have made an offer. They have been silent - not returning phonecalls or emails for five days now. My suspician is that they are preparing to… read more
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Hi Chris, I have been a resident of Canada for 1 years
Hi Chris, I have been a resident of Canada for 1 ½ years – have been a non-resident of NZ for about 11 years. I have had a student loan since 1998 –I have paid back approximately 11,000 NZD (principal… read more
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We entered into a business agreement with someone and invested
We entered into a business agreement with someone and invested approx $33K before we realized he misappropriated the funds into his other company. We have sued him and he has started proceedings to de… read more
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