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But was married overseas. Now I am seeking a divorce but I
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Can NZ grant marriage annulment if spouse lied on the marriage certificate stating she was never married? After 12 years of marriage and having kids I just did find out … read more
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If a person was married overseas but not in nz, can he still
If a person was married overseas but not in nz, can he still marry someone else provided that he no longer lives with his ex wife and he does not intend to stay in his previous country … read more
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I'm wondering if its possible to get an annulment, november
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I was married in NZ and live in Australia where my partner
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22 years ago, my son married a Canadian girl who was
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I'm a NZ permanent resident that married a New Zealand
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I am married to a Kiwi and I am singaporean. We currently
I am married to a Kiwi and I am singaporean. We currently live in Singapore. Are we eligible to buy a property together in NZ?… read more
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There. I'm a Kiwi, and a long term resident in Japan. I've recently divorce
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I need go through marriage registration and get a marriage
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We want a divorce,but were married in sri lanka. My wife is
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A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along
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THE BACKGROUND FACTS: (1) I was married in New Zealand on
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1) If we have never lived in NZ all our "married" life - is
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My daughter was married in NZ but now lives in Singapore as
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I am a NZ citzen and married a UK citizen in Greece in 2008.
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My Singapore born wife Khatijah Jones became a citizen in 2000.
My Singapore born wife Khatijah Jones became a citizen in 2000. Her maiden name was Khatijah Binte Abdul Rhaman. The immigration official she dealt with refused to register her name as Kahtijah Jones … read more
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