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With regards to NZ will law. If draw up a will in the UK
Hello. With regards ***** ***** will law. If draw up a will in the UK [England/Wales] to cover property in the UK but state domicile as New Zealand, can ex-husband (separation agreement complete) who … read more
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My family have been living in New Zealand for 2.5 years. My
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If a British Citizen is pregnant in NZ and the father is an
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Just wondering if my husband can sponsor my son from the uk
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Hi, I am NZ citizen earned in 2006, then got married to Pakistani
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My 18 year old daughter is pregnant and currently with the
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Hi chris, my ex-husband has contacted my 14 year old school
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