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I need some legal advice in NZ. Not yet. It's about a 14
it's about a 14 year old boy and a 15 year old girl … read more
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I am keen to know if my research which includes having two
I am keen to know if my research which includes having two law firms in NZ keen to move to more formal discussions once I am in NZ, school places set, a house to live in on arrival in NZ, both sets of Grandparents and immediate families all in the area, my close friends also in the same suburb as well as the children having relocated twice internationally already over the last 5 years make my case relatively strong? … read more
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I have a sister who has recently divorced and has custody of
Customer: Hi, I have a sister who has recently divorced and has custody of her son who is 14 years old, I have been told that under NZ Law, the child can have his own lawyer who can act on his behalf … read more
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I have recently received a few bizarre temporary visa
Hi Chris, I have recently received a few bizarre temporary visa declines from immigration. Unlike Australia, there is no right of appeal when incompetent case officers make absurd decisions. However, … read more
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My family have been living in New Zealand for 2.5 years. My
Hello, My family have been living in New Zealand for 2.5 years. My Husband and I are separating, he is British and also holds Australian citizenship. I am a New Zealander and also hold Australian and … read more
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My husbands ex and his children live in the UK. He had a
Hi, my husbands ex and his children live in the UK. He had a healthy relationship with his girls until November 16 when they blocked him from all social media. I sent the children's mother a polite le… read more
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Please can you help me this issue? A 17 year old is deported
Hi Chris, Please can you help me this issue? A 17 year old is deported from NZ to UK and shortly afterwards has 3 charges laid against him (2 driving and 1 theft). Naturally, he knows nothing about th… read more
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What can my husband do to have legal guardianship of my 2 daughters
What can my husband do to have legal guardianship of my 2 daughters who he has been a dad to for 14 years, (we are all NZ er's) the girls are 18 & 22 and we are told our 18 year old daughter is not cl… read more
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I live in NZ with my son and am separated from his mother who
I live in NZ with my son and am separated from his mother who lives in Vanuatu. Last week, I went to Vanuatu for 4 days and his mother flew into the country and took my son to a psychologist without m… read more
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I'm taking my grand daughter and daughter to Australia for
I'm taking my grand daughter and daughter to Australia days holiday . she has been separated from grand daughters father months . he sees summa every other weekend and when ever he wants to during the… read more
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Chris The Lawyer
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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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Are you able to recommend a really good South Island (Canterbury)
Are you able to recommend a really good South Island (Canterbury) based lawyer? My husband has a Personality Disorder and is extremely difficult. We are separated. This is a mess!! My partner (now hus… read more
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HI, I separated form my girls dad 2003. We agreed to the
HI, I separated form my girls dad 2003. We agreed to the IRD amount worked out but he would pay direct to me. This amount has only changed once ( when he met his 2nd wife and took on her 2 children ) … read more
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My daughter lives in Hamilton New Zealand. Her husband and
My daughter lives in Hamilton New Zealand. Her husband and children emigrated there from the UK 4 years ago.They have been living apart for 2 years. Her husband has supervised access to their 3 childr… read more
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Hi. I am just wondering if you could give me an idea on what
Hi. I am just wondering if you could give me an idea on what action or charges are on child molestation in NZ. I have found out that when my boyfriend was young he committed it. But did not have sexua… read more
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Hi there, (again) I returned to UK from NZ to escape husband
Hi there, (again) I returned to UK from NZ to escape husband with my 14 year old. My husband is trying to contact my Son who doesn't want to speak to him. He has found out the Grammar School my Son is… read more
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Hi Chris I have had some real good advice from you previously.
Hi Chris I have had some real good advice from you previously. Under the property relationship act 1976 is there a limit that the family court may award to readress economic disparities? I had to flee… read more
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I am looking to relocate to Australia from NZ with my partner,
I am looking to relocate to Australia from NZ with my partner, our baby and my 13 year son from a former relationship at the end of the year in order that we can have better life & work opportunities.… read more
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