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
Employment Issue. Self Employed Carpenter working for a
Self Employed Carpenter working for a insurance repair company. I was kicked of a job due to lack of confidence from the client when a Floating timber floor we layed started expanding during the extra hot summer and not enough clearances allowed around the edges of the floor in places. The insurance based building company i sub contract to brought several flooring companys in to quote the latter repair work . some how one of these companies mucked up and took the whole floor out before permission was given. The company is holding me responsible for costs. Who is liable to pay for floor replacement . … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding moving into a new home before
I have a question regarding moving into a new home before the settlement … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
I brought a house in 2016 we didn't get a builders report.
I brought a house in 2016 we didn't get a builders report. Since moving in the house has shown damage. We had to fix the conservatory as it leaked onto a carpeted floor. Once we pulled it up it showed… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
2 years ago we uplifted and replaced a engineered floor that
Hi, 2 years ago we uplifted and replaced a engineered floor that was water damaged. The replacement flooring in the kitchen area started to creak when stood on in a couple of places. I rectified it by… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
My mum lives in her a unit that she owns, there is also
My mum lives in her a unit that she owns, there is also another behind her , there main water hose which is around 48 yrsold , had been leaking water which created a fountain of water directly under m… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
My name is ***** **** and I reside at Villa / 2 drive
Hi my name is ***** **** and I reside at Villa 69 / 2 William Donald drive Masterton. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
I recently contacted westpac to change my house insurance
I recently contacted westpac to change my house insurance over to them as I currently have a rental property covered through them. I dealt with there representitive and set up my cover and when I aske… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
I was in a rental until 22nd May with a fixed term til 20th
I was in a rental until 22nd May with a fixed term til 20th June this year. Someone else moved in on the 23rd May with landlord approval and dealing with him not me. I left because I repeatedly asked … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
I hired a cleaning company to clean a rental property I was
I hired a cleaning company to clean a rental property I was moving out of. The cleaners broke 3 light shades by breaking the clasps that hold the ceiling light shades on. Each light costs $40 each. Th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
My son was involved in a car accident 2 years ago where a
My son was involved in a car accident 2 years ago where a row of cars stopped an they all hit bumper to bumper. In this case my son was under 25 years and was driving someone home after his grandfathe… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
Hello there I have recently been presented with an invoice
Hello there I have recently been presented with an invoice for a variation on my new home that was completed and payed for in May of this year. The sum being asked is for a change from Electric to Gas… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
Hi, we (husband & wife) run a car garage my husband who is a NZTA authorised Wof inspe
Hi, we (husband & wife) run a car garage my husband who is a NZTA authorised Wof inspector carried out a wof on a car 9 months ago. The owner sold the car 1 month later, the new buyer bought it from T… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
We have a house that is being repaired from the earthquake.We
We have a house that is being repaired from the earthquake.We have been paid the $115000 from Eqc and we have paid the Insurance co.$90000. The builders started work on the house on the 1st of Septemb… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
Hello, I had an extention built on to my house. It consists
Hello, I had an extention built on to my house. It consists of two bedrooms with ajoining ensuite to both bedrooms. The ensuite has a wet floor shower so it is easy access for people with disability's… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
We have purchased a house but have not settled yet. Today
We have purchased a house but have not settled yet. Today when we inspected there are cracks in the boards on the house that were not there when we purchased it. Also they owner has dug up a water pip… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
Hi there I lease a part commercial part residential property
Hi there I lease a part commercial part residential property in Auckland on the second floor. My business operates out of part of the property and I sublease on a individual casual basis 4 rooms in th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
I have recently built a new house. This house had a tile shower
I have recently built a new house. This house had a tile shower installed which is now found to be leaking from the tray. Apparently when the contractor went to the house to grout a mosaic strip in th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 satisfied customers
Over a month ago I held a party at a bar/venue where I paid
Hi, over a month ago I held a party at a bar/venue where I paid $500 deposit as a booking fee which was supposed to be returned to me on the night. There was damage done at the party and the owner is … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
27,901 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

27,901 satisfied customers

40 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

serish khan

serish khan

Lawyer

82 satisfied customers

Solicitor/Partner at Khan & Associates

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

PaulmoJD

PaulmoJD

Attorney

49,868 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

30,157 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

< 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