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
If a person has declared bankruptcy and their name is on
If a person has declared bankruptcy and their name is ***** ***** loan documents can they sign the real estate papers to sell the house … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
I live in Auckland NZ. I and my husband get a contract for a
Hi, I live in Auckland NZ. I and my husband get a contract for a brand new house which is off plan and already paid 10% deposit in January. The vendor's lawyer advised us that ccc was issued, thus we … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
I was made bankrupt 5 years ago but the official signee said
I was made bankrupt 5 years ago but the official signee said they never received the paperwork I sent in the mail … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
I have dangerous criminal living in my house, who moved in
I have dangerous criminal living in my house , who moved in uninvited, asked for my help for temporary accommodation, I foolishly agreed, that was lone year ago need him gone … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
The ird is bankrupting my sole trader business. Can they
The ird is bankrupting my sole trader business. Can they touch my wife's bonus bonds? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
I'm currently residing in Australia and looking at
Hi, I'm currently residing in Australia and looking at bankruptcy in New Zealand as i have about 45k worth of unsecured debt are there income limits that need to be considered if i apply? And i don't … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
Are you from new zealand. Is this boy I'm chatting with. Can
Are you from new zealand JA: Have you talked to a New Zealand lawyer about this? Customer: is this boy I'm chatting with JA: What steps have you taken so far? Customer: can official assignee take chil… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
My father was made bankrupt 2010. He was told the process
My father was made bankrupt 2010. He was told the process was 3 years from March 2010 when he was made Bankrupt he was then "free" from insolvency. He has since been working for someone paying PAYE. W… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
My son has just been made bankrupt. He went to BNZ and was
My son has just been made bankrupt. He went to BNZ and was told that they have closed his account and to withdraw all remaining funds.He has tried ASB and KIWI bank and it appears it is almost impossi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
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
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
HOW MUCH DOES AN ANSWER COST, i NEED TO KNOW BEFORE
I live in NZ My daughter and I have been shamefully treated by the courts who have ignored indisputable evidence in favour of a barriter represeting a barrister and a Detective Sergeant. They lied in the High Court trial and the Judge believed them and made us give the nearly $200,000 plus costs. They lied in the Court of Appeal and we got charged $3500 in costs. We refused to pay so they bankrupted us. We appealed showing documents which prove they lied, and the Court did nothing, only grant them more costs. We refuse to fill in their Statement of Affairs forms for the Insolvency guy and now discover today tht we coud have gone for non asset procedure as they have robbed me and my daughter by the Professional Trustee for my daughters Trust being totally negligent with absolutely no documentato for money which was supposed to go into her trust as an investment into the house she was building and instead went in (we found out 5 years later) as a loan. Its so long and complicated. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
Is your Kiwisaver account available to creditors if you are
Is your Kiwisaver account available to creditors if you are bankrupted. The person is 60 years old.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
I moved from NZ last year to Australia. I have a $200K tax
I moved from NZ last year to Australia. I have a $200K tax bill for last years tax, right now no way to pay it, no other debt except student loan 40k. Best thing accountants have suggested is to decla… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
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
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy and student loans. I would like to clarify a few issues about declaring bankruptcy from overseas, I am in the UK. In some questions asked abou… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab
I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab Emirates. I am a British passport holder with a New Zealand residency (I lived in NZ for 8 years). I built debt over the last 3 years in NZ … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
Hi. Im facing bankruptcy for myself with my business going
Hi. I'm facing bankruptcy for myself with my business going south. However, I have a job offer in Melbourne. Is it possible to handle my ensuing proceedings from abroad please? Further more, I hold a … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 satisfied customers
Our five children are the benefisheries of our Trust . Can
Our five children are the benefisheries of our Trust . Can we sell the house to them, or another family member ? or can a leaky building claim just gobble our house up ! in time .We do have a lawyer f… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,029 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

32,029 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